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Tales & Tours

The personal tour guide that fits in your pocket

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Sidekix

A new way to explore hundreds of cities on foot. It's free!

Sidekix is a smart walking and urban discovery app which offers routes according to your interests.

Jenny Drezin- Co-Founder, Sidekix
Helps you avoid FOMO when you travel so you won't miss our on cool things around you when exploring around town.
latimes.com
Skip the tourist bus and see the sights on foot with the help of this app. Name: Sidekix What it does: The app helps travelers find local points of interest, creates a walkable itinerary and navigates the route. Cost: Free Available: In the App Store, requires iOS 8.0 or later.
5 Alternatives to Sidekix

Guides by Lonely Planet

Explore city guides curated by experts.

Ben Tossell- Co-Founder, Token Daily
Lonely Planet is an amazing company for travellers and this app is no exception. I wish they had more places on there but what they do have is pretty awesome. I expect nothing less from LP
Guillaume Broder- Mobile Developer
A really great app with nice guides and all the best places to see. You an also download the guide to read offline which can be really helpful.
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TripScout

Self-guided city tours from local experts

TripScout produces high quality audio guides and offline maps with a quirky twist that I really appreciate - they cover the highlights you'll obviously want to know but also slightly more obscure points of interest. I don't get to travel as much as I'd like to anymore but have also found the guides to be fun armchair traveling - I can learn about cities I'd like to visit someday. 

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Maply

Waze for things to do 🗺

Maply is a crowdsourced map for discovering breaking news and local events.

Austin Business Journal
Four entrepreneurs visited me for a half-hour each during my first Capital Factory Office Hours on June 16. The startups they founded comprised: * A company that supplies robots to clean pool debris; * A map app that shows what's happening in an area - live artist shows, parties, food trucks, etc.; * A stock-trading game app that teaches players how to inves… See more
Missouribusinessalert
The entrepreneurs who founded Maply as undergrads at the University of Missouri will be plunging into the startup full-time in June. The creators of the location-based app for discovering and sharing events have raised $300,000 of seed funding and are relocating to Austin, Texas, in hopes of accelerating their company's growth.
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Detour 2.0

Explore cities with guided audio tours

Daylen- Student and Wikipedian in Vancouver
Detour is currently only available in a few cities; however, it allows you to explore the city via a smartphone. I have never personally used the service, but I would definitely recommend you look into it.
Vinh Pham- 🤤
I really like the concept behind this app, which gives you guided audio tours by the people who know it best. As far as i know, the app is limited to specific cities and focus on noteworthy sites around these cities, but the experience is meant to be immersive with location based audio, audio syncing abilities to listen with friends, and feature respectable … See more
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Mapify

Your beautiful and smart travel companion

Hey Makers! Today, we are launching Mapify, a smart and intelligent travel platform.

With Mapify, we aim to eliminate googling from travel planning. Forget hours of searching 100 different tabs, Mapify does not only provide you with a beautiful tool to visualize journeys, it also connects spots travelers share with valuable information.

Medium
Last year, I went on a surfing trip to San Diego. Starting in San Francisco, my hometown at the time, we drove down Highway 1 to Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara, Big Sur and LA to finally get to San Diego...
9 Alternatives to Mapify

Kolu

Tailored city tours from guides matched to your interests

Kolu is a mobile app that matches travelers with their own local tour guide based on shared interests. When traveling to a new city, users can view profiles of local guides in that area who not only share their interests, but who are also close in age, speak the same language, and more. Kolu tours are always custom to the traveler's interests.

LayAway Travel Service
Kolu, a travel-focused startup that connects travelers with local guides, said it will launch a new app that ensures both guide compatibility and an intimate group size. The new app will launch on Jan. 22 for iOS users and Feb.
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Nexto

Replace boring audio guides with games & puzzles

Interactive location based AR storytelling for cultural tourism destinations.

Nexto enables creation of engaging location based narratives that turn the visitor experience of cultural tourism destinations (museums, nature parks, historic cities, archeological sites ...) into gamified adventures with elements of augmented reality.

Booking Booster
It's hard to believe we've reached the end of the first ever Booking.com Booster Lab in Barcelona. It was a weekend full of passion, inspiration, energy and hard work. Read some of the the highlights here.
TechCrunch
What if you could play with landmarks instead of just touring them? Nexto is turning audio guides into games to make sightseeing more interactive. Launching today as part of TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 's Battlefield competition, Nexto is partnering with tourist destinations to help them attract more visitors and earn more money to fund culture.
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