Leila Najafi

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Leila Najafi is a Los Angeles-based luxury travel and lifestyle writer, editor, and on-air travel expert. She covers destination guides, hotel reviews, restaurant openings, luxury spas, and wellness. Her passion for travel began during college when she studied abroad in Barcelona and loved getting lost in the streets of a foreign city. Food is her love language and she's always ready for the next adventure.

• Appeared as a lifestyle expert on KTLA, covering Valentine's Day date ideas
• Featured in NBC News, Barron's, Condé Nast Traveler, USA Today, Business Insider, and Thrillist

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