Jennifer Ceaser

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  • University of Virginia

  • Jennifer Ceaser is a freelance travel writer, editor, and guidebook author who has been based in Europe since 2016. She currently divides her time between Barcelona and Berlin.
  • Jennifer is a contributor to Conde Nast Traveler, Conde Nast Traveller UK, AFAR, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Fodor’s, Frommer’s, Wine Enthusiast, and many other publications. She has contributed to TripSavvy since 2019.
  • She is the former deputy travel editor for the New York Post, former editor-in-chief of Islands magazine, and has worked as a project editor for AFAR and Google Travel.


Jennifer was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up in Houston, Texas. She’s worked for more than 20 years in publishing, with stints as the editor-in-chief of Islands magazine and deputy editor of the New York Post’s travel and home sections. She lived in New York City for 18 years before moving to Europe in 2016 and beginning her freelance travel writing career.

She has lived in many cities throughout the continent, including Amsterdam, Utrecht, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Zagreb, and Barcelona. She covers mainly European destinations for a variety of print and online publications including Bloomberg, Business Insider, Conde Nast Traveler, Coastal Living, AFAR, Time Out, Forbes, and Wine Enthusiast. She is the author of several guidebooks for Fodor’s and Frommer’s. She also was one of the founding editors of (now a part of Google Travel).

Jennifer has been a featured panelist at the New York Times Travel Show, the Travel Industry Exchange, and the New York Press Club. She’s also made television appearances as an expert on “WSJ Live” and NY1.


Jennifer received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia and spent a semester abroad studying film in Melbourne, Australia.

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