Born in Australia, Carrina spent an idyllic childhood in the New Hebrides (Vanuatu) and Papua New Guinea thanks to her pilot Dad, Bill.
Upon returning to Australia in 1980, Carrina pursued a successful career in the jewelry industry and retail management. Carrina furthered her studies in business management, subsequently owning several retail businesses.
After raising her son Jacob, Carrina has become an avid solo traveler and continued her passion for travel visiting 19 countries so far! A travel highlight was spending 2016 experiencing Canada, USA, Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, and Cuba. Most recently, Carrina had the privilege of living in the Kingdom of Cambodia, and has been to Malaysia more than 20 times.
Joining the Marriott Vacation Club after her 2016 travel, Carrina became an award-winning sales and marketing executive, specializing in owner relations, owner events, and VIP experience.