TrekkingBug.com is a truly international, friendly and well-travelled multicultural team of travel professionals. We are an adventure holiday specialist with many years of experience organising unique tours for groups and individuals across the world.
TrekkingBug.com is part of Greenlife Tours Ltd. a limited company based in Dublin, Ireland and operating globally.Our offices are located at:
*Please note phones are answered from our main office in Dublin, from 9am to 5pm (GMT).
- NEW: 22 Blackpitts, D08 P3K4, Dublin 8, Ireland (main office)
- Gomez Ulla 6, 15702 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain
- Calle pozo amarillo 35, 5B, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
- 262 Middlesex St, PMB IRL0027, Lowell MA 01852, United States
- 3rd Floor, 207 Regent Street, London, W1B 3HH, United Kingdom
We also specialise in challenges like climbing Kilimanjaro, Tour du Mont Blanc, Sierra Nevada trekking and the Camino de Santiago routes across Spain, Portugal and France at CaminoWays.com. We also operate walking and cycling tours on the Via Francigena from Canterbury to Rome at FrancigenaWays.com and walking and cycling routes across Ireland with IrelandWays.com.
Greenlife Tours Ltd Travel Agent’s Licence No. TA 0756.
Our dedicated Customer Care team will take the stress out of researching and planning your walking holiday and take care of every tiny detail. The team will provide you with all the information and advice you need before, during and after your trip; and customise your itinerary so it is perfect for you.
Our talented team of outdoor enthusiasts has first-hand experience travelling the world, this is why we are so good at what we do. Talk to our travel specialists, we think you will agree!
Roland Monsegu, Founder and General Manager
Roland is French and has many years of experience organising adventure holidays and globe-trotting. Roland travelled the world for over two years before settling in Ireland and setting up his first adventure travel company.
Apart from the Camino, Via Francigena and Mont Blanc, Roland has also walked in Nepal (Annapurna, Everest Base Camp from both faces), Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, Laos) and led mountaineering groups across Sierra del Cucuy in Colombia, South America.
In South America, he also trekked Torrès del Paine in Chile; Fitzroy and Aconcagua (summit attempt at 6.960m) in Argentina, Ausangate and Chachani (6.088m) in Peru, Potossi (6.080m) and the Amazonian forest in Bolivia.
Of all his adventures, the Milford trek in New Zealand remains one of his favourites.
Roland is a certified dive master who runs marathons, competes in triathlons, and who likes to snowboard.
Roland is the founder and director of all the Greenlife Tours Ltd brands: CaminoWays.com, FrancigenaWays.com, IrelandWays.com and TrekkingBug.com.
Valeria, Operations Manager
Valeria, our Operations Manager, comes all the way from the South of Italy! She studied American and European Languages and Literature in Rome and holds a Masters Degree in Tourism, Communications and Management. She has lived in Cádiz in the South of Spain and also cruised the seven seas before finally docking in Dublin city.
Alex comes from Portalegre, one of the smallest towns in Portugal. He studied Accountancy, Hospitality Management and e-commerce. Before joining CaminoWays.com he lived and worked for 10 years in sunny Albufeira, Portugal, where he was hospitality manager. His to biggest passions are sports and travel to meet experience cultures.
Tania is from Santiago de Compostela. She has a Degree in Tourism and a Masters Degree in Planning and Tourism Management from Santiago de Compostela University. Before arriving in Dublin and joining CaminoWays.com she worked at the Pilgrims Office in Santiago, in different hotels along the Camino and, recently, as a Camino tour guide with pilgrims on their way to Santiago. She loves travelling, different cultures, languages and, of course, the Camino. She has walked the Camino Frances and the Portuguese Way several times.
Is from Madrid, he studied Business & Administration at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. Alejandro speaks Spanish, French, Italian and English. He has travelled all over Spain and to many other countries including USA, Egypt, Morocco and a number of European countries. His passions are history, travel and of course Real Madrid. He has even travelled to a number of countries just to see Real Madrid play! After living one year in the lovely Lecce (south of Italy), he arrived in Dublin 3 months ago to learn about a new culture and work for Greenlife Tours!
Roberta comes from the sunny south of Italy, Naples. Although very connected to her roots, she is a globetrotter and if she could she would wake up everyday in a different place, just like in her previous job on the cruise ship! She has visited many countries and will stop only when the world map comes to an end! Roberta studied Translation and Interpretation and has a Masters in Tourism management. When she moved to Dublin, nearly 2 years ago, she tried different jobs before returning to her first love…tourism!
Maria was born in Galiza and is a lover of its landscapes. She studied Tourism in A Coruña and since then has been living and travelling around Europe. Maria believes that as we only live once, we should live many lives in one. She love writing, biking, reading, music, meditating… And when she is done with all of her travelling she wants to retire in her Galician aldea!
Patricia is from Argentina, born and raised in Buenos Aires, where she studied Marketing. She is a lover of music, books and good food. She has travelled through Europe and South America visiting such places as Uruguay and Peru where she had the the time of her life doing the Inka Trail! Her thirst for travelling and for new experiences made her leave her homeland and live in different places like New York and Italy before settling in Ireland and joining us at Greenlife Tours!
Miriam is from Barcelona. She lived in Paris for 3 years before she decided to settle in Dublin. She loves traveling, outdoors activities, photography and good food. She has visited places like Namibia, Botswana, Hawaii and Japan.
Inesa, Travel Consultant
Inesa is originally from Lithuania, but has been living in Kildare, Ireland for half of her life. She has recently graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Tourism and Languages. As part of her studies she spent a year in Spain learning about the culture, improving language skills and travelling around Southern Spain. She has great passion for travel, loves the great outdoors, hiking and photography. She believes that travel is the best thing you can buy and that’s why she loves selling it.
Claire, Senior Travel Consultant
Claire Dunne is from Athlone, in the centre of Ireland and recently graduated from her Masters Degree. She lived in France for many years where she worked as a teacher and she is fluent in French as well as Irish. She has recently walked the Portuguese Coastal Way from Porto.
Felicia, Travel Consultant
Felicia grew up in Berlin, Germany. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management, she worked for two tourism companies in Dublin. Felicia has travelled to many countries, including a 6-month spell in Cape Town, South Africa, where she worked in a guest house. While there, she developed a keen interest in hiking, climbing up Table Mountain and Lion’s Head. This, coupled with her love of traveling, lead her to return to Dublin to join Greenlifetours.com
Carolina, Travel Consultant
Carolina is from Quito, Ecuador. While doing her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration she got a scholarship to study Leadership in Jerusalem and after getting both degrees she moved to Dublin to get a diploma in Fashion Design. She is a big fan of art, design and culture. She started travelling at a very young age and has managed to travel around North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
Catherine, Travel Consultant
Catherine is a native of Co. Meath but has lived in Dublin for a number of years. She studied in UCD, earning a BSc in Archaeology and Geology and an MSc in World Heritage Management and Conservation. Before life in Greenlife Tours, Catherine worked in environmental services and the tourism sector. Being a lover of the outdoors, Catherine spends her free time hiking, cycling and horse-riding whilst leaving time to travel to places far and wide.
Andrea, Travel Consultant
Andrea hails from Ferrol in Galicia, the starting point of the English Way Camino. During her studies she participated in an exchange program which took her to Warsaw, Poland. From there she was able to do what she loves most, travel! After coming back to Santiago, where she studied, she finished her BSc in Chemistry and moved to Dubrovnik,Croatia, where she worked as a booking agent. Once that season was over she returned back home to Galicia before moving to Dublin and joining the Greenlifetours.com team. She loves reading, photography and of course travelling!
Carmen, Travel Consultant
I am Carmen, and I come from the beautiful and warm Calabria, in the South of Italy. I studied Business and Tourism and then I got a graduation in Foreign languages and cultures. During college years I moved to Santiago de Compostela for the Erasmus exchange programme: I travelled all over Galicia and some of Portugal and Spain. Straight after college I moved to Dublin, and after one year working as a front desk receptionist I joined the Greenlife Tours team. I have a great passion for travelling and getting to know new cultures.
Juanma, Travel Consultant
Juanma grew up in the outskirts of Vigo, where he studied International Business, and moved to Ireland just 2 days after his graduation. A road cycling and hiking enthusiast, he has a passion for traveling and discovering new places around the world or around the corner. His love of history makes him owner of a dangerously vast array of “did-you-know” facts
Martin, Group Travel Specialist
Martin is from Tramore in County Waterford, the ‘Sunny South East’ of Ireland. He studied Business Studies at Dublin City University. He has travelled extensively in Europe and has also visited interesting locations further afield such as Iran, Thailand and Russia. A keen trekker, he has walked in the Alps, the Himalayas, Corsica and many routes throughout Ireland. Martin is a fitness enthusiast and is also into outdoor sports such as mountain biking and rock climbing.
Maria, Marketing Manager
Marketing Manager Maria Golpe is from Viveiro, in northern Galicia. She loves Santiago, where she studied Journalism (and had a pretty fantastic time) at Santiago de Compostela University. In 2001 she came to Ireland for 6 months and has been living here ever since, first in Dublin, then Sligo, Cork, Waterford, Wicklow and Wexford before finally moving back to Dublin to join the GreenlifeTours.com team in 2013. She holds a Postgraduate Cert in Digital Marketing from Dublin City University and she loves travelling, good food, oil painting and all things arty crafty.
Emmet is from Slane in County Meath. In 2013 he completed a BSc. in Tourism Management at Dublin Institute of Technology with a dissertation on Cycle Tourism. Emmet has been involved in various different aspects of cycling for most of his life. He has competed on the road at national Elite level, been involved with route design for a number of events and is currently heavily involved in the sport of ultra-cycling as a race organiser and racer support crew member. He has travelled all over Europe and extensively around the USA and Australia.
Sean, Product Assistant
Sean is the newest recruit to the CaminoWays team and to Dublin. A small town guy all the way from south Limerick, he spent several years studying Geography in University College Cork before working in several different job roles from shop assistant to laboratory technician until he finding his calling in tourism and joining us as product assistant and resident map nerd.
Sean enjoys travelling and has been all over Europe and in many places in the US. Sean loves the great outdoors with maps and meteorology both being passions of his. He one day hopes to perfect his French and travel the world.
Lisa, Digital & Partnerships Manager
Lisa hails from the west of Ireland and has spent some time living on the slopes in Canada where she discovered her love of hiking, walking and all things outdoors. Lisa has completed a Masters in International Tourism and a degree in English literature. She has worked as an events manager and online partnership in previous roles. Lisa is a digital diva and active member of an International poetry network.
Aoife is from County Offaly. At age 21 she achieved her lifelong dream of backpacking across South America where she fell in love with the Spanish language. After completing her degree in Business and Marketing she spent a year exploring the length and breadth of Spain before returning home to put her knowledge of the country and its language to good use, joining CaminoWays.com. She also writes and plays her own music and believes there is no such thing as a walk too long.
Michelle, Travel Consultant
Michelle is from Tipperary but hails from a long line of proud Corkonians. Michelle joined the team fresh from completing a MA in English where she also completed a BA International in English and French. She recently worked as a Brand Ambassador and was an ISA Senior Instructor for a variety of sailing clubs. Aside from her love of Shakespeare, Michelle adores all things outdoors, whether it be sailing, hiking or photographing sunsets. Like most of the office, she is an aspiring globetrotter, having completed an Erasmus year in France, traveled throughout Europe and recently visited India.