Monthly Archives: July 2010

6 Quick Camera Tips

We all want to remember our favorite moments and places from our travels, which is why we carry cameras whenever we hit the road. Since no one wants to come home from a trip with photos that don’t live up … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Tripping Users Do The Diski Dance!

In honor of the World Cup Final in South Africa (coming up this Sunday), we’ve created a video of Trippers doing the Diski Dance. The Diski is a South African dance derived from football moves. It was created specifically for … Continue reading

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Hilarious Signs From Abroad

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 … Continue reading

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7 Sporting Events to Travel to this Summer

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 … Continue reading

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Tripping Spotted Out And About

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 … Continue reading

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Congrats to TJ Harris, Photo Contest Winner!

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 … Continue reading

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