Amy Jurries Amy Jurries is a freelance writer and social media guru. She's the founder of The GearCaster, a leading outdoor gear website that tracks industry trends. HighlightsAmy has written for TripSavvy since June 2018Amy is the founder of The GearCaster, an outdoor gear websiteAmy has her MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from London Business School Experience Amy's writing has appeared in a variety of publications including Outside, Backpacker, Overland Journal, The Red Bulletin, REI Co-op Journal, TNT magazine, and Pilot Guides. Amy has lived and worked in many countries including Belgium, Canada, France, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, though currently resides in sunny California. When not on her bike or backpacking with her dog, Lola, she's usually traveling to explore some far off destination. You can follow her adventures over on Instagram @thegearcaster. Education Amy has her MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from London Business School.Other work:Tern’s Latest Folding Bike Fits in a Suitcase, The GearCasterMade in The USA Carbon Fiber Trekking Poles, The GearCasterA New Eco-Friendly Ski Wax Made From Plants, The GearCaster TripSavvy Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.