Gopackup Brings a New Way to Travel and Socialize

Travel with a local

Travel should NOT only be about walking around and seeing the sceneries; it should also be about making local friends, chatting and knowing more about local people and local culture. Many travel services are trying to create a way for travelers to have this local experience. For example, Airbnb now allows travelers to accommodate with locals, Eat With connects people to eat at local people's house, and now a Silicon Valley web company, Gopackup has a better way for travelers to engage with local people and socialize based on interests.

For example, a woman named Maria from Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia is offering a Beer/Sights Tour via Gopackup. Maria is a self-proclaimed beer enthusiast who loves to show people the craft and local beer places in Medellín. Maria is also bilingual and enjoys helping travelers practice their Spanish with her or just speak English.

Maria is a local resident and loves to show others the beauty of Medellín. Just imagine traveling to Medellín, meeting with in such a wonderful guide who knows this urban Colombian city. Maria's tour takes travelers to a bit of some local food before heading over to the pubs in Poblado, to try some local beer (not Pilsen or Aguila, but local craft Colombian beers) and after, Maria can also recommend some fun clubs!

Loneliness is no longer a part of travel thanks to Gopackup! Meeting local people, especially people with shared interests, may really enlighten travelers' journeys!

Another example, if a new married couple wanted to have a different romantic getaway, or someone is looking for a music tour that is off the beaten path, then they can book a Ljubljana Music Walk at Gopackup.

This walk is with a local violinist, who will be performing pieces of music connected to Ljubljana during the tour. While exploring the local streets, travelers can listen to live Slovenian violin music, have conversations with this local musician, and taste traditional dishes and Slovenian wine. All senses will be satisfied with this tour! There is also a chance to know a local musician and receive a local friendship with shared interest.

People have social needs besides food, shelter, and entertainment. When traveling to a new place social needs become even stronger and challenging. Now with Gopackup, this problem is solved. Meeting with locals and exchanging ideas will quickly remove the feeling of strange away from a traveler, and get them used to the new city new style and new culture quickly.

A tour guide at Gopackup, who offers a Bay Area Walk & Chat tour; stated, "If you are just bored and want a listener; if you would like to meet a new friend; if you are new to this area and want to walk around with a little bit of company; if you would like to hear more about our startup stories; if you want to experience the Silicon Valley entrepreneurship and tech culture; if you just have some extra time or money you would like to spend; or if you just do not know what to do [...] book my tour and we can walk around a little bit or have a drink together."

This tour guide graduated from an art school and used to be a street portrait artist. He looks like an interesting guy with rich life experiences. He also had several startup experiences in Silicon Valley and has traveled to many cities and places as well. This tour guide is willing to meet new friends and exchange stories, ideas and dreams and people can just book his tour for a chat and walk or drink together.

The world is so beautiful because of different people: different cultures, different religions, different colors of skin, different life stories, different tastes...

Now this Silicon Valley based internet company, is bridging people from around the world together, encouraging locals to meet travelers, with tourism to bring mutual understanding and peace and friendship to this world!

Source: Gopackup


Categories: Travel, Adult Entertainment, Lifestyles

Tags: local, local guide, social, socialize, startup, travel

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