Elena has loved traveling from a tender age. She has traveled professionally and for pleasure, visiting 60 countries including many parts of the Americas, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Europe along the way. She is fond of reading and writing, photographic composition, and discovering out-of-the-beaten-path destinations and attractions.
Elena is a published author whose work has been sold and read in the U.S. and internationally. She has participated as an author, co-author and editor in three nonfiction books to date, including one travel related title. A gourmet food enthusiast and music lover, she enjoys game viewing, ecotourism, classic art exhibits, spa treatments, and secluded beaches.