About us Avid Voyagers Travel Blog Team Profile

Avid Voyagers – Who are we?

Avid Voyagers is the global network of local travel experts. We created this website to share out passion for travel with the world and to inspire you to keep exploring this beautiful world that we live on.

So take a look at our articles and let us inspire you with our actionable travel experiences, recommendations, and thorough packing lists. Get below the surface on your next trip!

Meet Our Editor in Charge


Christian Petzold holds an academic degree in tourism management. He is a successful touristic entrepreneur, experiential traveller and round-the-world backpacker.

His touristic expertise has been covered in radio, newspaper and television.

For media inquiries, please contact him at hello@avidvoyagers.com

Meet the Travel Experts

Our writers are amazing travelers that have been exploring the world for a long time and are dying to let you know a lot more about their adventures, finds and recommendations.

Kristina Dodier

Kristina Dodier - Travel Writer and Expert

Travel Expert

Elysia Brenner

Elysia Brenner Travel Writer and Expert

Travel Expert

Britt de Koning

Britt de Koning Travel Writer and Expert

Travel Expert

Shira Weitz

Shira Weitz Travel Writer and Expert

Travel Expert

Gillian Birch

Gillian Birch Travel Writer and Expert

Cruise Expert

Meet the Team

These two girls are always on our social media and making sure that the articles and website are always looking as best as possible.

Lourdes Díaz

Lourdes Diaz Marketing


Lourdes Díaz is a marketing expert with 10+ years in the travel blogging industry. 

Her biggest passion, is adventure travel and she has worked many years as a mountain tour guide for Central America. Now, volcano hiking was left only as a hobby for the weekends.

Regine Sibbaluca

Regine Sibbaluca Social Media

Social Media

Regine Sibbaluca is a social media specialist who has been with us since the start.

She makes sure that we connect well with our audience. Also, Regine takes care that all things run smoothly and up to our quality standards in our international team.

Let’s Get Social!