Meet Jo Kendray

Monday, July 22, 2019

Jo has been in the industry for 20 years – and until two years ago, was living and working in travel in the city that never sleeps, New York. This gave her the opportunity to travel, and really experience the whole country and its surrounds. With all 50 states under her belt – including an epic Route 66 Food journey from Vegas to NYC– she returned to Australia – via Mexico, then on safari through Namibia and Zambia, into Morocco and through northern Italy – with Intrepid food tours at the top of her list! She returned to Australia with a full belly and a passion to further develop her travel and food dreams!

This passion for Food and culinary tourism led Jo to put that passion into play, and she was recently a contestant in Season 10 of MasterChef Australia! Using her travel experience to create inspiring food, Jo cooked her heart out for great chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Nigella Lawson. From the kitchen to the airport, Jo is passionate about all kinds of travel – From 5 Star luxury stays to treehouses in Thailand – and tarantula spotting! Jo is always ready for the next adventure and ready to help you have just as much fun as she does! She hopes to combine her two great loves and create travel culinary experiences for those who share her Culinary travel passion. The team at Emma Whiting travel are excited to welcome Jo to share her inspiring travel experiences and knowledge and to work with our clients to design their tailor-made itineraries.



Her passion for both adventure and culinary tourism has taken Jo on the most intrepid trips – including the Trans-Mongolian from China to Russia – Culinary tours of Morocco using Intrepid travels food tour itinerary, Africa – Camping and Glamping and Italy – North and South – a food and travel lovers’ dream! Another personal travel passion for Jo is the most luxurious Spa & food trips to Bali and Asia – and you can expect to get first hand recommendations for restaurants as part of Jo’s attention to detail.


See below some of Jo’s favourite travel journeys.


Italy food Adventure

Morocco Food Tour

The Trans Mongolian

Southern Thailand


Contact Jo to find out more about her inspiring travel experiences and work with her to tailor-make your next holiday.



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