About the Author
Leigh Schrom is an eager and intrepid world explorer. A published travel writer, her work has appeared in such online publications as such as Parachute, Travelicious, Pink Pangea, and Travel Post Monthly.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Leigh has traveled throughout the United States covering most of the 50 states, including Alaska. Her world travel experiences include Europe, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America.
Retired from a successful commercial real estate career, she pursues her travel interests through writing and photography. With a background in art history, she focuses on the art, architecture, the customs, and cultures of each place she visits, learning as much as she can.
In January 2016, she visited Bogotá, Colombia and was so enchanted by the city and the people that she decided to make it her base as she explores the rest of South America. She writes for Women Touring South America, is a member of Travel Media, The International Travel Writers and Photographers Alliance (ITWPA), and has attended Travel Writers Workshops sponsored by Great Escape Publishing.
A blue-water sailor her whole life, she also enjoys reading about history, different cultures, blues and jazz, architecture, gourmet cooking, live theater, exploring museums, football, baseball and finding out-of-the-way places. Always inquisitive, curious, adventurous and eager to learn, she is the perpetual explorer.
She values intelligence, independence, thoughtfulness, curiosity and integrity.