'A stranger is just a friend you haven't met.'

Tripping was featured in the New York Times today! Journalist George Gustines writes:  As “The Simpsons” have taught us (in song, no less), a stranger is just a friend you haven’t met. Jen O’Neal, the co-founder and chief executive of Tripping International, is putting that philosophy to the test with tripping.com, a Web site devoted to connecting travelers with residents willing to show them a little hospitality. “I love hosting,” says O’Neal. “I used to live in Italy and I would host Italians to practice Italian.” Using the site is simple. After registering, you search for your destination and up comes a list of registered users and their availability, whether it’s to meet for a drink, play tour guide or provide a spare room or couch... Read the rest of the article here: http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/05/couch-surfing-2-0-tripping-com/...