7 Questions with Donna Mills - Brownell Hosting

7 Questions with Donna Mills


For over 30 years, Donna Mills has been planning exceptional travel experiences. With extensive travels around the world, Donna knows the ins and outs of travel and can match clients with experiences that fit their unique interests. She has a knack for adventure travel, whether it be rafting, hiking or snorkeling. Get to know her a little better below:

1. What 5 things do you always have in your carryon?

Pashmina, iPad, Camera, Chargers, tissues and a book about my destination

2. If you could leave today and go anywhere, where would you go?

My passion for Africa is never ending. I love being on safari, sleeping in a tent and listening to the African night sounds.  It is so special to sit and watch a lion or cheetah mama with her babies or watch an elephant take a bath or see a Giraffe run.  The wildlife interactions are fantastic and the landscapes are breathtaking. I have covered 7 countries so far and would go back to any of them. Seeing the gorillas will be next!   


Donna in Ireland

3. What is your travel motto?

Create memories through travel with your family …

Unplug, shut down, disconnect, and be in the moment!

4. Number of countries you’ve visited? 

I just returned from Ireland, #39. 

5. What is your travel extravagance? 

Nothing is  like coming back after a full day of active sightseeing and being pampered in a spa.

Iceland’s Blue Lagoon hot baths and silica mud is heavenly. In Pamukkale, Turkey the massage was an invigorating deep tissue. At Costa Rica’s Tabacon Resort, I had a wonderful volcanic mud facial. I loved the hot stones at Enchantment in Sedona. And the sauna and indoor pool at Victoria Jungfrau spa in Interlaken was magnificent.

6. What has been the most inspirational destination? 

I have made it a point to try to visit school children with my son as we have traveled around the world.

7. Where are you headed next? 

I am headed to the Brownell Company Meeting in Atlanta in November and the to San Francisco for Thanksgiving to celebrate my parents’ 60th wedding anniversary.


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