Ann Lesser, Independent Agent
Background: Ann Lesser was born and raised in South Africa, to where her German Jewish parents had fled during World War II.
Hearing stories of her
parents' upbringing in Europe, and especially of her
father's travels sailing throughout Europe, fueled her
finally got to discover Europe later in life, it was there that she
The couple soon moved to the US, where Ann
embarked upon her
travel education before securing a post with Frosch Travel
, all the while expanding upon her
knowledge of world destinations by traveling feverishly with her
Ann's love for her
native South Africa led to the opening of Travel Spirit in 1994, which is a boutique travel firm that specializes in orchestrating one-of-a-kind expeditions to South Africa and the rest of the African continent.