Chief Escape Organizer Michelle Barth – has 11 years of experiences being a Travel Specialist, having explored 45 countries over 6 continents.
Michelle received a Travel and Tourism Degree from California Polytechnic at San Luis Obispo. She began her career working as a Travel Specialist with award winning travel agencies. During this time, she realized there was a need for providing truly customized travel itineraries that focused on quantity instead of quality.
Just Escape Travel was launched in September 2015 specializing in creating truly custom, one-of-a-kind experiences. Michelle is constantly seeking out new destinations, experiences, and expert partners to encourage our travelers to “Escape the Ordinary”. She wants to change the way people travel
Michelle embraces the Southern California lifestyle! She enjoys practicing yoga and spending time at the beach with her fiancé and her four-legged daughter Billie Jean.
“ Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.” – Yogi Bhajan
Chief Social Strategist Emiley Stroud – has Journalism and Communication Degree, a proud military wife with a passion for the great outdoors.
Emiley is an experienced writer with a demonstrated history working in the public relations and communications industry. Her strong background in journalism and working at the major league level in the sports industry, writing for top market newspapers and managing teams for major broadcasting corporations have given her the ability to see the dream – she supports Just Escape Travel Social and Marketing Campaigns to inspire travelers!
When Emiley isn’t working or spending time with her family, you can find her running mountain trail or playing with her two dogs Lola and Thor.
“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
– Ibn Battuta
Chief Dog Billie Jean – a rescue that has a passion for sunbathing, car rides, and fetching red balls at the park or beach.
“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”
– Mark Twain