I’ve always dreamed of visiting Paris, France. So I jumped for joy when the chance for a trip to Paris next month arose for some consulting work I’m doing. We decided to stay a bit longer and tie in a family vacation. Since we decided to go, I’ve been scouring the web trying to plan our trip. But when I found Gogobot, a social travel site that launched in 2010, my search was over.
Gogobot allows you to connect with your friends to get their advice on where to visit, what to eat, and where to stay when you travel. You can use the service to plan things ahead of time, or you can poll your friends on the fly.
It is super-easy to set up a trip and search for popular destinations. You can even filter the results to show people you know who already use Gogobot. Don’t know anyone using the site yet? No worries! You can pose questions and share them on Facebook or Twitter to get responses from your friends!
When I searched for Children’s Activities, I found Départ 104, a museum with an amazing carousel (it has moving bugs on it!) that I can’t wait to show Andrew! I never would have found this place otherwise.
Once you add destinations to your trip, you can view them on a personalized map. That was really handy for me to see where all the different places I want to visit are in relation to each other. It will make it easier to plan our days that way.
I love that there’s an iPhone app for the website, so when we get to Paris, I can still search for info and ask questions.
Take a moment to check out my trip plan and recommend some destinations for us, if you’ve been to Paris!
What’s your dream vacation? If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Disclaimer: Gogobot allows you to tap into the knowledge of your friends when planning a trip anywhere. You can find like-minded travelers and inspiration for your next vacation, creating easy-to-use wishlists you can return to again and again.
And when you are not in vacation mode or planning a trip, you can discover hidden gems in your own neighborhood for entertaining guests or a weekend staycation.
The best part? Every page on Gogobot is personalized. You can see reviews from your friends and people you are following at the top, which allows you to weed out the noise and fraudulent reviews that become a problem on other review sites. Check out Gogobot today!
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gogobot. The opinions and text are all mine.