Cassie Kifer Cassie is a long-time resident of the San Francisco Bay Area Founder of Travel Massive Silicon ValleyHas also written for Thrillist, San Jose Mercury News, and Food Wine Travel Magazine Experience Cassie Kifer is a former writer with TripSavvy where she wrote a number of articles about life and travel in Silicon Valley. She is a freelance writer, photographer, and founder of Ever In Transit, an adventure and culinary travel blog featuring destinations in California and around the world.Cassie also serves as a local tour guide. She is the founder of Travel Massive Silicon Valley, a quarterly meetup for SF Bay Area-based travel professionals.Cassie has lived in San Jose for over a decade, exploring all corners of Silicon Valley in search of hidden gems and unique adventures. She is a keen observer of Valley culture and is also entrenched in the tech business side of the area through her work as a digital media strategist. Education Cassie received a Master of Urban & Regional Planning from the University of California, Irvine. She also holds a B.A. from Siena College in Loudonville, New York.Awards and PublicationsThrillistJetset ExtraSan Jose Mercury News About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith 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.