Matt is a long way from home... A very long way!! After training and working as a secondary teacher in his native New Zealand, he decided it was time to explore the world. Eight years later and he is still here, and every year a little bit more European. Matt's involvement with Back-Roads Touring started 5 years ago, undertaking an office based job, looking after operations. However, after several years of office work, he could no longer ignore the call of the road. Matt is often quoted as saying, “Essentially, I’m still a teacher. The only difference is that my now classroom travels with me and, at the end of the day, I get to enjoy a glass of wine with my students. You can’t ask for better than that”.