Jessica E. Powers
A native of California, Jessica Powers has lived in Europe since 1992. After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and art history from the University of California at Santa Barbara she traveled to Europe, fell in love with Poros Island in Greece and ended up living there for 10 years. While there, she painted, worked as a tour guide and soaked up the Greek culture.
Her love for travel has taken her to many different destinations and for five winter seasons she worked as a ski instructor in Austria. In 2003, Jessica moved to the small alpine town of Meiringen, Switzerland, where she continues to work as a tour guide and an artist. She recently completed a Masters program in art at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.
Since 1999, Jessica has been leading AHI groups through Switzerland, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Ireland, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania — just to name a few!
She is fluent in English, German and Greek and has studied French, Spanish and Italian. When she is not traveling, she enjoys playing and teaching the guitar, skiing, hiking, and mountain climbing with her husband, Marc.