Leslie Patrick Moore

Leslie Patrick Moore
Photo by Steven Moore

Leslie Patrick Moore is a California-born journalist with a focus on luxury travel and hotels, as well as vegan and sustainable tourism. 

She writes extensively about South Korea, where she's been based on and off since 2011.

Leslie has traveled to 69 countries and has written for several publications, such as Travel + Leisure, CNN Travel, and more.


Although Leslie has a background in marketing, she began travel writing in 2007, moved abroad in 2010, and has since lived and worked in 69 countries spanning six continents.

Leslie has written for Robb Report, Travel + Leisure, Marie Claire, Islands, CNN Travel, AFAR.com, and Fodors.com, as well as a wide variety of airline magazines including Hemispheres, American Way, Smile, Avianca, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar. 

Leslie also travels extensively throughout southeast Asia, where she can often be found searching the local markets for tempting vegan dishes.


Leslie studied English Literature at San Jose State University in California.

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