We’re a diverse bunch! We’ve come from many parts of the country and the globe; we speak many languages, and we’ve traveled the far corners of the planet, from Atacama to Zanzibar. Most of us work at our Mountain View, CA headquarters as well as the Zicasso Denver office. Meet the team members here!
Lucky me! My job allows me to explore my big passions: travel, food, photography, and wildlife. I love the adventure of discovery when I travel. For food, my favorite destinations are Italy and Malaysia, where I grew up. Most of all, I love African safaris--the wildlife and scenery create a photographer’s paradise!
Having traveled to over 60 countries, I treasure the moments that I am immersed in the wonder of nature, cute wildlife included. I love being able to form a genuine connection with local people and life, whether it be following a leopard and her cubs in Botswana to discovering a Tibetan monk’s life journey.
Originally from Southern California, I left home in 2004 to spend eight years in Asia and South America before relocating to the Bay Area. When I am not busy working or traveling the world, you can find me exploring the Marin Headlands, listening to 80s music or baking oatmeal chocolate chip cookies with my grandma.
My passion for travel sparked when I was on a family trip to Sicily to visit the land of my tomato-farming ancestors. I instantly fell in love with the feeling of exploring a new region of the world. When I’m not dreaming about vacationing in an overwater bungalow in Bora Bora, I’m probably reading or watching Harry Potter.
A native New Yorker now in Colorado, I am still searching for a place that combines the lush greens of NY with the mountains and sunshine of CO. I enjoy photography and spending time with my family. I have two sons, whom I cannot wait to take to Engelberg, Switzerland, the quaint village where I spent a summer studying abroad.
Born in landlocked Ohio, I always loved our beach vacations in Delaware. My love of the ocean brought me to San Diego to live at Cardiff by the Sea for 8 years, where I surfed the coasts of California, Costa Rica, and Mexico. I now live in Denver and surf on snow alongside my wife and newborn baby boy, Luca.
I lived along the East Coast but recently spent three years in Madrid teaching English, eating endless amounts of tapas, and dancing away the weekends. Next came a new adventure in California, and along with traveling, I love to explore social media, find new local dessert hot spots and relax at the beach with a glass of sangria.
While born in Taiwan, I have spent most of my life in California. With 13 years in the hotel industry before joining Zicasso, I now enjoy spending time with my family and taking quick weekend trips to Disneyland. My ultimate goal is to visit all the Disney Parks around the world!
Also known as the Snoha Constrictor, I am a Developer at Zicasso where often you will find me programming with a Rubik’s cube in hand. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, I moved to Denver in 2014 to pursue a degree in Computer Science from the University of Denver. After graduation, I began working at Zicasso and have never looked back!
Born and raised in Northern California. Growing up, my family always encouraged me to travel. Once I studied abroad in Bolzano, Italy and backpacked through Europe, I became addicted. I love to surf, spearfish, kayak and relax on the beach. My passion for the ocean and traveling eventually influenced me to spend eight months living and working in Australia.
I grew up In the Southeast and spent most of my time climbing in the mountains of North Carolina. I've traveled all over the U.S. for climbing, had plenty of adventures, and made many awesome friends along the way. Now I have my roots in Denver colorado where I can get into the mountains almost every weekend.
From getting to know Hawaii like the back of my hand to spending several weeks in London, I first fell in love with travel as a child during my family’s yearly road trips to Mexico. I’m a Northern California native, and I like to bake, hike and eat burpees for breakfast.
My interest in travel began as a child when I traveled with my family throughout California, and eventually a good portion of the USA. My current travel goal is to go to Australia and Japan. As they were recommended to me by my father who was stationed there while in the Navy
Is there anything better than traveling with the ones you love? My wife, kids and I love to travel any chance we get. Some of our favorites are Iceland and Paris, but our paradise is Kaanapali Beach in Maui. I originally hail from Northern California and have lived in Colorado for the past 6 years and love it.
I grew up in a forest in Oregon and learned to love nature. When I was 18, I lived with a family in Germany. This opened the world to me! Exposure to other cultures is truly life-impacting. I’ve since visited many different countries… but much of the world awaits! Travel and technology… two of my favorite things!
I took a year abroad to Florence, Italy when I was in college without ever having been out of the country before. I craved adventure, excitement, people, and above all else, food. I found it all, and have been to 45 countries since. As someone with an overactive sense of fantasy, I always love when the world surpasses my imagination.
As a travel photographer, I've been fortunate to explore most of America's top cities as well as several international destinations. When I'm not traveling, I can be found hiking around Pikes Peak with my family or enjoying a bottle of wine with friends. Perpetually in search of new experiences, I am most at home somewhere I've never been.
I’m just a typical Colorado ski junkie who loves the outdoors and has an unhealthy obsession with sports. I’ve been to over 25 countries with countless experiences that make me who I am today. When I’m not working, you can usually find me on a trip while simultaneously planning my next adventure.
While born and raised in Poland, I spent half of my life living in the UK and am now in sunny California. My passion for travel started with hopping on a plane and visiting any possible destination in Europe, and then into Africa and North America. When I'm not in front of a computer, you can find me hiking, playing volleyball and enjoying Mexican cuisine.
A California native, I grew up traveling thanks to my father's career in the airline industry. One of my earliest childhood memories is our family trip to Panama, so it is now important to me to travel with my husband and two boys. I have been to 20 countries so far, and our list is always growing.
Born in Portland, raised in Baltimore, I always felt like a natural West Coast gal and moved to San Jose in early 2000. My lifelong passions include singing, cooking and making art. But I am never happier than when I’m hanging out with the coolest kid on the planet, my trusty sidekick, Twyla.
I am a native of Santa Cruz, California and enjoy sea glass hunting, beach days, hiking, and reading a good book. My husband and I have three Disney-loving children who keep me busy. We have a lot of fun traveling together, and are always looking forward to our next adventure.
Hailing from the Bay Area, I enjoy being curled up with a fantasy book or fixed in a high-intensity board game. While I am infatuated with fictional universes, I am equally as passionate about exploring this one. My next travel destination is yet to be determined because the possibilities are indeed endless.
I was lucky to travel as a child thanks to my mother’s career in the travel industry, and was just 5 when we went on my first overseas trip to England. Since then, I have studied in Ireland and Australia, and traveled to over 20 countries. I can often be found cooking up a storm in the kitchen or drinking wine and playing board games with my friends.
The web is a passion of mine as it gives people all over the world the power to communicate instantly with each other. Nowadays, discovering new places to explore is getting easier and easier. As for my next destination? I think the coast of the Mediterranean is calling my name.
I am Bay Area native who loves all things Disney! My lifelong dream is to visit all Disney parks, and so far, I have visited seven of the twelve around the world. One of my most memorable travel destinations is Tokyo, Japan as I am fascinated by their diverse culture and food.
A Colorado native who is just learning how to ski, I love going to the movies, spending time with my dog, Briggs, and learning new things to cook. My favorite vacation consists of architectural history, beautiful views and of course some delicious food. I’ve also never met a margarita I didn't like.
Originally from Hawaii, I studied for 8 years at an international school and grew up around different cultures and languages from a young age. Latin America has made a special place in my heart and has fueled my Spanish speaking, merengue-dancing spirit!
Coming from my dearest Poland, I now enjoy living in sunny California. My love for travel started in primary school with a trip to the beautiful region of Catalunya in Spain. Since then, I’ve explored many European countries and developed an appetite for more distant destinations such as Cambodia or Thailand. These days you can find me hiking through the U.S. most stunning national parks!
I was born in Anchorage, Alaska. Being an Air Force brat, we moved quite a bit domestically and it was always a good experience. I fell in love with travel when I was planning my honeymoon to Maui. I knew from that day that I wanted to help other couples, families plan wonderful and exciting trips all over the world! I enjoy spending time with my two amazing daughters and love cooking, baking, and chocolate.
I love a good adventure as I grew up exploring the beautiful mountains and beaches of Chile, and now live near the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. My favorite experiences come from culture and nature, and I love to capture my adventures through video and photo so that I can relive the moments, which motivates me to travel and explore more.
After three years living in England with my husband and two kids, we are now based in Dallas, Texas. Having traveled to 16 countries together, we are staying home for awhile to watch American sports and BBQ, but we will move next to explore South America and our own USA.
Growing up in Riga, Latvia, my passion for travel started at a young age. In 1998, I moved to California with my family where I began my career as a travel advisor and discovered a love for ocean and river cruises. When I’m not traveling, you can find me in my rose garden, at local wineries or camping in California’s national parks.
Originally from Texas, I moved to Denver to pursue my passions for the performing arts. My love for travel recently took me to Taiwan where I got to explore my love for culture and food in a new way. My favorite activities are travel, eating, video games, and watching TV. Feel like making my day? Take me out for some milk tea.
I grew up in Mexico in a close knit family of 5, and I had my first taste of international adventure when I moved to Argentina in 2009. What rocks my world? I love coffee, books, traveling, puppies, cats, and living the California life.
My travel career began in New York, designing for select hotel brands. Since then, I've spent almost 10 years in the industry. Life is a collection of experiences, and they are best served with a side of adventure, so when I'm not designing, you can find me in the mountains chasing fresh snow and the next summit.
I’m a small town Colorado girl with an undeniable passion for adventure, travel and everything outdoors. I find nothing more invigorating than immersing myself in foreign cultures and exploring unfamiliar lands. Alpine lakes, tikka masala and waking up to a fresh snow on a Saturday morning are a few of my favorite things.
Growing up in Oklahoma I took many family road trips, but it was not until I was an adult that I traveled beyond USA and Mexico. I developed a passion for travel, and I now prefer to explore the off the beaten paths to immerse into the culture and the people. I am a history nerd, though I will go anywhere that I can ride a motorcycle and go scuba diving!
I came from Japan to the Bay Area after having begun traveling outside of Japan about 15 years ago. Since then, traveling has been one of my favorite hobbies. Learning about culture and food is the most important facet of traveling to different destinations for me. My dream is to visit different European locations that have inspired the settings of many animes.
I’m a Georgia Peach with a penchant for food, travel, culture, and unicorns, and aim to find myself at the epicenter of experiences related to one or more. When I am not cooking up a storm, traveling, or out exploring, you can find me curled up on the couch devouring a good book or binge watching Netflix.
Growing up in California, my first travel was backcountry camping trips, swimming, and fly fishing. These adventures, combined with trips abroad to visit family, ignited a search for more authentic experiences in remote and foreign lands. After 12 years working in travel, I continue to revel in the thrill of arriving for the first time to a new place.
Whether it is witnessing the great wildebeest migration in the Serengeti or enjoying the stillness of nature on an unbeaten path, travel has enabled me to connect with people from around the world to hear their stories and learn about their land. I am eager to share these unique experiences through the handcrafted itineraries at Zicasso.
Born and Raised in Arizona. I knew from a very young age that I wanted to be a part of the travel industry. Working in luxury hotels for 12 years allowed me the opportunity to travel, meet amazing people and have unique experiences. I enjoy spending time with my beautiful wife and daughter, exploring the outdoors and looking for that next amazing destination to visit.