We started Tripping to create a safe and easy way for travelers to connect with locals. Since our members often meet in real life (and even stay in each others’ homes), safety is definitely our top priority. So how do we keep our community safe, you want to know?
For anyone who has visited countries who display signs in multiple languages, this New York Times feature is a hilarious reminder that not all translations are created equal. In addition, sometimes the kinds of images that are commonplace in certain parts of the globe can seem…awkward to others. Here is one of our favorite signs: […]
In addition to travel, one of my greatest passions is following sports. Luckily these passions are linked, as traveling to see live sporting events is an incredibly fun experience (and more viable than ever if you stay with locals on Tripping)! Here is my list of the best sporting events to see while traveling this […]
Check out this cool photo that one of our traveling Trippers (is that redundant?) sent us, showing his suitcase with a Tripping luggage tag! We gave out these great luggage tags at the Techcrunch Disrupt tech conference in May, and we still have a few that we’d love to give away. How about we give […]
We’ve been running weekly contests on our Facebook page all month, in search of the best travel photos. Travel Photo Contest #4, the final Contest, just ended – congrats to TJ Harris for his wonderful photo of a mesa along I-40 in New Mexico. His photo was “Liked” by the most people this past week, which […]
Here at Tripping, we love exploring new places by foot and seeing cities through the eyes of locals. When we come across something that doesn’t make it into most guidebooks – such as cool street art – we’ll share it with you here. A few weeks ago we wrote about the anonymous graffiti artist Banksy, […]
Travelers can find it hard to let go of their most recent journey. For some of us, the easiest way to keep a piece of our travels with us at home is to collect things. The memories of the trip can remain on our walls, on our bulletin boards, or in our wallets, easy to […]
We’re running weekly contests on our Facebook page throughout June, in search of the best travel photos.
From abandoned subways to underground catacombs, every city has its secrets. Check out this post by NileGuide.com to see cool photos of hidden spots around the world. Sure, those places take a little extra effort to explore, but we bet it’s worth it. And a photo of you winding your way through hidden passages in […]
Tripping HQ had the pleasure of hosting 3 Trippers from Italy this week – Carlo, Marco and Stefano. Having just finished studying abroad at UCSD here in the States, they decided to take a road trip to San Francisco.