Meet the BUNAC Team - Leigh

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Name: Leigh Sweeney

Hometown: Rainham, Kent, UK

Position: Operations Coordinator for Intern In Britain

Describe yourself in 3 words: Country Music Traveller.

What's your favourite song to sing in the shower? Before He Cheats by Carrie Underwood.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be? My mum's Shepherds Pie made with leftover Doner meat. Sounds awful, tastes amazing! 

Where is your dream city that you want to live?  Chicago, Illinois. 

What's next on your travelling bucket list and why? Iceland - I really want to sleep in a glass igloo and see the Northern Lights. 

Tell us about your favourite travelling memory: Renting a car and driving 1,000 miles through mountains, deserts and electric storms across America with my 3 best friends and the best road trip playlist. We were petrified to drive in the US, sleep in random motels and eat at the most American places we could find, but we loved every second of it. 

What do you love working at BUNAC? The people, and getting to talk about travel ALL day long!  

What would you say to someone who was unsure about going travelling?  Everyone is nervous on their first adventure, but once you go, you'll get the travelling bug. You'll feel more at home with a backpack and new friends than anywhere you've ever lived.  

What's your travel philosophy? "Don't be afraid, take the road less travelled on" - Lauren Alaina, 2017. 


Inspired by Leigh's amazing travel adventures? Start your own today by contacting the BUNAC Team!