About

What is TripGuru?

Trip Guru is a millennial-targeted travel platform helping adventurers find the best local activities and authentic experiences in Southeast Asia.

The Trip Guru blog is a collection of reviews, guides, updates, and all forms of travel inspiration for the growing TG community all over the world.

Our purpose is to create moments that weave themselves into the fabric of your memory, allowing you to discover something original and unique about the place you are visiting, and even about yourself.

Love of travel

Each of Trip Guru’s founders live as expatriates in major international cities. What they have in common? An intense love for travel. They personify the company culture “Live, Inspire, Innovate” – through the life experiences gained from living and travelling through in several different countries to find inspiration and innovation in all aspects of life and business.

Meet the founders

Sebastián Renzacci
Sebastián Renzacci
Co-founder & CEO

Sebastián is an Argentine professional based in Hong Kong since 2014. Sebastián co-founded Trip Guru in the fall of 2015, and has since its early days overseen the company’s product development and user experience. Prior to co-founding Trip Guru, Sebastián spent 11 years working in Latin American and Asian emerging markets, specializing in foreign trade & logistics.

His Favourite Travel Experience His Favourite Travel Experience
Zipping through Siem Reap’s countryside on a VESPA.

On His Bucket List On His Bucket List
This year I plan to learn How To Surf in Bali! I also wanted to Take a Speedboat to James Bond island in Phuket.

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Francesco Picollo
Co-founder & CFO (Marketing & Finance

Francesco spent the first half of 2016 travelling across South East Asia to setup the Trip Guru platform. As the company’s Chairman, Francesco’s presides over Trip Guru’s board, oversees all the company’s activities, and acts as the company’s de facto chief financial officer. Besides heading up Trip Guru’s administrative and financial activities, Francesco also oversees all of the company’s marketing functions. Before co-founding Trip Guru, Francsco worked as an analyst for a Hong Kong venture capital investment firm.

His Favourite Travel Experience His Favourite Travel Experience
Watching the Sunrise in Mount Batur after trekking for hours in the dark in Bali!

On His Bucket List On His Bucket List
I’m pitching do the 4 Day “Seafari” in Coron (Philippines) and Dive with the Sharks in Malapascua.