Seeing the Eiffel Tower is great and all, but travellers these days seem to be more keen on avoiding the tourist traps and exploring and getting to know a city like a local. But with established travel guides and sites often constricted by the types of trips and destinations they can write about, bloggers are often the best source of information when looking for the local experience.
Melbourne startup Roamni helps locals share their knowledge of and stories about a place with tourists
Melbourne-founded traveltech startup Roamni built an app that allows locals in an area to record and share guided audio tours for tourists to listen to.
Our society often views things as replaceable. You crack your phone, you get a new phone, you tear your pants, you buy new pants. Instead of fixing things we chuck them out and move on to the next. The value of second hand goods has decreased so much so that instead of people selling them, they just toss them onto the street hoping they’re picked up.