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Meet The Team


About Paper Planes & Passports:


Owned and operated by Erica and Shanticleer Graham, Paper Planes and Passports is an IATAN-accredited full-service travel agency offering a selection of unique global experiences. Built on three core values; Explore (your destination), Immerse (in the culture), and Embrace (new experiences), in 2016 the duo embarked on the mission to empower people of various economic levels to travel by making travel more accessible through partnerships to make budgeting more effective.

Having personally traveled to 5 continents, 60+ countries, and 47 of the United States and its territories Erica and Shanticleer offer a first-hand perspective on travel. Their experience allows them to curate various packages catering to all kinds of interests like cultural immersion, adventurous exploration, cuisine, wellness, or a combination of experiences tailored to you or your group’s needs.

Both hold degrees in Business Administration, over 15 years of project management, and international business experience, the two are well-organized and customer-focused. Erica, a certified travel agent, unparalleled in her passion for travel, runs the day-to-day operations, organizes the trips, and is the face of the business. Her excellent customer service and communication are driven by pure joy for what she does. Shanticleer supports the company with strategic, finance, and marketing plans. His passion for visual imagery, video production, and drone operation lends to capturing great content from their travels.

Erica and Shanticleer are most recognized for their annual guided group trips series where clients are hosted, experiencing a full itinerary of fun, adventure, and cultural exploration spanning several destinations throughout the year. The couple is also sought after for industry tips, fashion trends, restaurants, couples advice, and business insights building a loyal following that “just wants to travel with the Grahams”.

Partners & Affiliates

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