Leila Najafi

Leila Najafi
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Los Angeles, California

  • Featured in Thrillist, 10Best.com by USA Today, HuffPost, Eater LA, Reader’s Digest, Business Insider, and Tastemade
  • Master of Business Administration, Marketing, degree from Loyola Marymount University 
  • On-camera and digital marketing experience



Leila is an L.A.-based luxury travel and lifestyle writer with over five years of experience covering destination guides, hotel reviews, restaurant openings, travel rewards programs, and buying guides.

Leila's work has been featured in Thrillist, 10Best.com by USA Today, HuffPost, Eater LA, Reader’s Digest and Tastemade. In addition to being a writer, Leila is also an on-camera host. She has worked with digital publications and brands to create lifestyle content and occasionally hosts takeovers on Tastemade’s travel Instagram account.


Leila received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of California, Los Angeles, and Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola Marymount University. 

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