All Over the Map family travel consultant services helps you plan your next adventure.
Veronique Autphenne was raised on three continents and has had a passion for travel ever since she can remember. She has always preferred traveling “off the beaten path,” and, while her travel plans have changed slightly since she became the mother of three boys, she has found that traveling with children can be just as rewarding and enriching and is always an adventure. Parenthood is a universally shared experience so traveling with children has allowed her to make different, and often deeper, connections with people of all ages.
Prior to parenthood, Veronique worked in public health communication in Washington, DC and Los Angeles. She holds an M.A. from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication.
In her spare time, she is involved in local theater as an actor, producer, and stage mother, takes advantage of the DC area’s rich multicultural offerings, loves to cook for family and friends, and, of course, is always planning the next family trip. She and her family have lived in Alexandria for the past ten years.
Paige Conner Totaro became fascinated with travel and cultures as a child, when she met an exchange student who described his difficulty in learning to nod his head for yes and shake it side to side for no. The fact that something that seemed so natural to her did not exist in his culture made her question all of the customs around her, which continues today. Paige took an 11-month trip around the world with her husband and twin 13-year-old daughters in 2012-13, visiting 28 countries along the way. But there is still more to see! So she is always planning the next adventure.
Paige was a founder of Misra Records, a founding board member of Transformer in Washington, DC, and a longtime board member and director of Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts. Paige is a fan of Scandinavian design, Ethiopian food, Canadian hospitality, Japanese vintage stores, Brazilian music and Thai beaches, but also American craft beer, garage rock and roller derby.
Together Paige and Vero aim to inspire families to create wonderful travel experiences together on their family travel website, All Over the Map.
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