& the next big destination for adventurers is ......
Last night we had the pleasure of meeting Tony Wheeler, the founder of Lonely Planet. Tony is currently promoting his new book, Tony Wheeler’s Dark Lands, an account of traveling in the world’s least hospitable places, and if you’re lucky enough you might be able to meet him too. On behalf of all the adventurous souls using Everplaces, we wanted to pick Tony’s brains and...
Hipster markets, neighborhood cafes and laidback...
Planning a city-break to Amsterdam? Everplaces teamster & Amsterdam native, Sophie describes her perfect day in the city with this awesome dawn to dusk Amsterdam collection. My perfect day would be during spring or summer because the city feels alive and everyone is enjoying the sun on one of the many terraces, city beaches, in the parks or on their boats. If you can rent a bike for the...
Hot new destination: Slovenia. The top 5 places to...
Surrounded by beautiful nature, Ljubljana is popular for skiing in the winter & walking, climbing and cycling in the summer. It was not without good reason that they shot scenes for the film The Chronicles of Narnia here. Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia (with just 280,000 citizens) is one of the smallest capitals in Europe, but weight for weight is filled with things to see and do...
STUCK IN A PAPER WORLD: Travel companies are...
By Tine Thygesen, CEO Everplaces. This post was also published as a popular guest post on travel tech site news site Tnooz. …. In the recent month Everplaces went to a two traditional consumer travel shows, Herning Travel Show and ITB in Berlin, to see how travel companies promote their destinations. The shows were massive and included all the major destinations, airlines and travel...
Urban Adventures launch their own city guide...
Everplaces are super stoked to announce the launch of a new series of city guides in partnership with global tour company Urban Adventures. The city guides feature the favourite local spots and insider know-how from the Urban Adventures team, who are located in the cities covered. The guides are built on Everplaces self-publishing app technology. City guides to Amsterdam, Toronto, Berlin...
24 hours in New York
Visiting New York this spring? Everplaces guest blogger and NYC resident Nimurak gives us the low-down with her personalized 24 hour guide to New York. 24 hours in NYC is almost an oxymoron. It’s impossible to see all of Manhattan, let alone New York City in limited time. There are tons of guides that point out the major landmarks. However, it’s the numerous shops, restaurants, great spaces...
Michael Palin spills the truth to Everplaces
Michael Palin, English comedian, actor & author has famously written his way around the globe. His travels have taken him to Eastern Europe, the Himalayas, the Sahara Dessert, both the North & South Poles, and most recently Brazil. Everplaces were lucky enough to talk to Michael about his travel experiences, and his new novel The Truth; a tale of a luckless writer who travels to India...
The 8 most romantic cities in the world
In this sweet week of Valentine everyone is looking for the perfect romantic gesture. If you have the time and budget, then travel is perfect! Exploring somewhere new together is one of the most special and romantic experiences around. Here are the most romantic destinations in the world. 1. Lisbon, Portugal Why visit: Lisbon has an arty, romantic old soul. You can feel it clearly as you...
Proud moment; Everplaces is shortlisted for...
Of all the awards in Europe that celebrate innovation, startups or technology The Europas is the most prestigious. Therefore we’re very honored to be shortlisted. Everplaces is shortlisted in the category ‘Social, Mobile or App’. Given the nature of digital products and consumer web, this category is perhaps both the largest and toughest - so we’re keeping our fingers...
Wow! This year has been a very eventful year for Everplaces. We have 73 wonderful ambassadors around the world and active users in more than 90 countries. Due to this amazing development Everplaces has evolved a lot. We exchanged our beta with the brand new and improved Everplaces 2.0. It embraces so many new features. We hope you have taken as much pleasure in using it as we have. ...
We created this little video to represent what Everplaces is about - in motion. Wonderful places, memorable times, sharing experiences… because it’s not a lonely planet. Special thanks to brilliant Ashley Ludaescher for helping us to make this happen, and huge thanks to our amazing ambassadors Kristin, Patrick, Lindsey, Anne, Thea + Bryan and Andreas. You rock!
GREAT TIMES TO SHARE
Updated 8 Nov What a wonderful week When good things happen we can’t wait to share them with all you lovely people that use Everplaces. You were first to spot the potential of this product and we owe everything to you. Everplaces has been nominated for no less than two separate awards this week. Firstly a tech award called Beep Awards where we are nominated for best App. The ceremony will...
Everplaces wins Qualcomm’s QPrize - best mobile...
We have some great news to share with you. Today Everplaces took home the first prize in the challenge for being the best mobile startup in Western Europe - in QPrize, organized by global mobile company Qualcomm. With the honor come EUR100k and the right to compete in the world final in the US for a further $100,000. Everplaces CEO Tine Thygesen: “I am stoked about the confidence shown in us by...
It's public. We love our ambassadors
We thought it was about time to officially declare our love for theamazing Everplaces Ambassadors - so far 60 people, spread across 18 countries. These superusers help us make Everplaces a great service and community. They are foodies, wine lovers, design geeks, architecture fans and nature diehards withgreat insight on their own cities and the places they’ve travelled to. They bring...
WE WANT TO TRANSFORM TRAVEL INFO
We’ve been working on articulating our story better, trying to get what is in our heads out on paper. Below are the words I have chosen to describe it. I’d love your thoughts too, do they fit what Everplaces means to you? Tine CEO, Everplaces —- Our mission is to transform travel info. We believe people are individuals. That they are passionately different and they are best...
AUTHENTIC FOOD IN NEW YORK CITY
Guest post by Penny Sudtunyarat (Pinrat), an NYC foodie who loves to turn her travels into culinary discoveries I am lucky enough to live in one of the most dynamic places in the world - New York City! NYC offers you so many wonderful things from great museums and shopping to awesome food. When I can get out and see the rest of the world it’s usually my stomach that guides me. For me the only...
WE WANT TO MAKE A TRAVEL REVOLUTION
A few weeks ago Everplaces started creating niche travel apps, separate apps sold in the App Store. We wanted to make sure everyone understand that this has no connection with the places you have saved on Everplaces. We see ourselves as a mobile technology company whose mission is to give people better experiences by providing better access to great information than ever before....
BUDAPEST ON 24 HOUR'S NOTICE
Guest post by Anne Ditmeyer, graphic designer / blogger behind Prêt à Voyager Recently I got a last minute invitation to go to Budapest for a few days with my friend Laurel. It was a last minute invitation, as we’d be hopping on a plane a 24-hours later. But that’s the best perk of being a freelance graphic designer / editor, I can set my own schedule and work from anywhere....
ESCAPE LONDON FOR A WEEKEND
A countryside break in Southwest England - The New Forest Guest post by Hannah Maxwell, travel passionista and writer I love London, it’s exciting, vibrant, challenging and all consuming. However, to appreciate all its facets and personalities sometimes a weekend escape allows time to breathe and gain a new perspective on it all. Nothing is easier or better for this than the great British...
ROAD TRIPPIN’ IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
Guest post by photography and travel enthusiast Mela Mörtenbäck For weeks I cannot think of anything but my upcoming road trip along the shores of Spain and Portugal. Starting in Malaga, the trip will moreover take me from Cádiz via Seville to Lisbon with some stopovers every now and then. Although I already know some parts of Andalusia and the Algarve, there is so much more to discover and...
OFF THE BEATEN TRACK IN AUSTRALIA
Guest post by graduate, entrepreneur and blogger Alexander Hold ”To Travel is to Live” that was what the famous Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen wrote, and I think he is right. As a student in a faraway land there is one thing that is a bit more exciting than studying. That is traveling. I have spent a year in Australia, finishing my Double Degree in Business Administration and gladly...
DISCOVER AND SAVE PLACES QUICKLY
Discover new places with EXPLORE In the Explore field you can browse through inspiring places added by our featured users around the world. Search for specific destinations and categories and save the places that you like to your Everplaces collection. Two easy ways: 1. From the thumbnail – hover over the place and click ‘Save’ 2. Click on the place to view more details and browse through other...
COZY BARS IN BARCELONA
Guest post by photography and travel enthusiast Mela Mörtenbäck. Barcelona is definitely one of the European cities I love traveling to most, as there are a lot of lovely and unique places to explore. Today I’d like to share some of my favorites with you. Make sure to add them to your collection for your next trip to the capital of Catalonia. A lot of bars and restaurants in Barcelona combine...
“How geolocation has to grow up to solve...