Meet the BUNAC team - Sam

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Here at BUNAC we pride ourselves on our sense of team spirit, love for travel and expertise across all of our departments - that's why we want you to get to know us. Meet the legend that is Sam, our brilliant new Marketing Executive. For two summers he worked in Ocean City, Maryland on our Work America programme then jetted off to Toronto on Work Canada and his life hasn't quite been the same since.

Name: Samuel Maxfield

Hometown: Chester, Cheshire

Position: Marketing Executive

Describe yourself in 3 words: Dreamer, Adventurous, Basic 

What's your favourite song to sing in the shower? Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash

What countries have you visited? France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Montenegro, Norway, Finland, Turkey, Netherlands, USA and Canada.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?: Dominos Pepperoni Passion pizza - with a barbecue base, obvs.

What would you say to someone who was unsure about going travelling?  The chance to make unforgettable, happy memories is something you'll never regret!

Where is your dream city that you would want to live in?: San Francisco, California.

Tell us about your favourite travelling memory: Riding shotgun in a convertible with my friends as we drive down the Pacific Coast Highway in California, sugary snacks in hand and the ultimate road trip playlist blasting.

Where's next on your travelling bucket list? Definitely Australia. A lifelong obsession with Home and Away and Neighbours makes it irresistible!

What's your favourite travelling quote?  "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do."

Why do you love working for BUNAC? The endless conversations about travel have me constantly planning my next adventure. Also, the team's amaze jokes.

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I couldn’t live without: My iPhone and the Lidl bakery.

I’m embarrassed that I love: Teen Mom.

A fun fact about me is: My friend and I once auditioned for The X Factor as a joke. We ended up performing for the judges and a few thousand at Liverpool Echo Arena and it was the worst day of my mum's life.

Inspired by Sam's amazing travel adventures? Start your own and today and sign up to our Work America and Work Canada programmes!