Meet the Explorer: Jenny M. Buccos
Hometown: Fonda, New York.
Favorite Food: Chocolate or coconut. Better yet, anything that has BOTH chocolate and coconut.
One musician I’m really into right now: Fela Kuti from Nigeria.
When I was little I wanted to be: A lawyer.
Places I’d really like to visit: Morocco and Tanzania are at the top of my wish-list. I will travel almost anywhere and I have a goal of visiting 100 countries.
One thing I can’t travel without: My passport, obviously, and I don’t go anywhere without my camera.
Things I miss most when travelling: Home-cooked food, cartoons, and my bed.
One thing that really scares me: Snakes! Even cartoon snakes frighten me.
The most daring thing I’ve ever done: I started my own company -- ProjectExplorer.org!
Favorite ProjectExplorer experience: Having tea with Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
ProjectExplorer.org Expeditions: England, South Africa, Jordan, México, Haiti, Thailand, Central America, Mauritius, Azerbaijan, and the 2013 British Empire project.
While working in South Africa, she was given a Zulu name - Mbali. She answers to both names! When not filling her passport with stamps, Jenny calls New York City home.