Travelogue Host: Michele
Full name: Michele Yi Wen Samantha Lean
D.O.B: 1st September 1982
Siblings: 2 younger sisters who act older than she does.
Pets: A cat that thinks she’s a dog, named Meow
Favourite Authors: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Simone De Beauvoir, J.K. Rowling, Roald Dahl
Favourite Musicians: Ani Defranco, Amy Winehouse, Edith Piaf, MC Solaar, Craig David, Bic Runga
Role models: Oprah Winfrey, Katie Couric, Luc Besson, Johnny Depp, Jamie Oliver, Zhang Yimou, Stanley Kwan
Favourite travel type: Will travel anywhere, anytime. A beach girl at heart, just give her sun, sea and sand, throw in a scuba tank and she’s good to go.
* Loves technology and architecture.
* Crazy about cartoon characters like ‘Daria’, ‘Stewie’ from ‘Family Guy’ and ‘Happy Tree Friends’.
* Is a literary geek and will spend hours finishing a book.
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Interview with Michele
Describe ‘Michele Lean’ in 10 words
Adaptable, fearless eccentric, seizing every moment, just living and being.
How did you end up in Travelogue?
By force. I held Yin captive until they agreed to let me join the team. It was a little hard convincing the team to take her back but chocolate bar bribes can be very persuasive.
In truth, I was living in Melbourne and looking to move somewhere new. When I saw an opening on the Travelogue site, I applied. The moment I found out that I’d gotten the job, I jumped around my house screaming for at least 10 minutes. CLICK FOR DETAIL >>
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