By this time of the year, most of us are thinking of warmer weather and rays of sunshine. One place that often comes to mind is Hawaii. An island of contrasts, from white sand beaches to jagged mountains, Hawaii is a wonderful place to escape and explore. If you travel to the island of Kauai, you’ll also discover the largest coffee farm in the U.S. … Continue reading Exploring Coffee in Kauai
This afternoon, Jamie Wong, Vayable’s founder & CEO, spent some time over at Lifehacker answering readers’ questions on ‘how to travel like a local.’ In case you missed it, we’ve summed up some of our favorite questions and answers below. Zach: Airfare seems to be the most expensive part of a trip, especially when trying to fly to the opposite side of the world. What’s … Continue reading Your Travel Questions, Answered
If you take a stroll around Mexico City, you might notice the unique vertical gardens that have sprouted up around the city. These sculptures are designed to help filter up to 40 tons of greenhouse gasses and are just one example of how sustainability can add a unique footprint to the cityscape. Learn more about these unique gardens and explore all Mexico City has to … Continue reading Photo Friday: Green Gardens of Mexico City
Hurricane Sandy has affected hundreds of our guides and community members living and traveling to NYC or any other city affected by Sandy. The biggest concern is staying safe, staying warm, and being able to connect with your loved ones to make sure they know you’re ok. What we’re doing to help: Free shelter: We are offering FREE ACCOMMODATION at an Airbnb to any Vayable guides or … Continue reading The Vayable Community + Hurricane Sandy
Politicians won’t be the only big, bad cats on the block in Tampa, FL this August. The Big Cat Reserve lets visitors interact with big cats with their Keeper for a Day Tour. Does the high of a political convention make you regret forsaking your ambition to become a secret agent? You know it does. Would flying a fighter jet ease the pain of this … Continue reading Experience the National Conventions!
This summer is my “Summer of a Million Visitors.” Ok, so I stopped counting when I reached 20+ in two months, but it’s still a lot. I’ve had a ton of fun with my out-of-towners, but I’ve also learned a thing or two about travel in the city I’ve made my home thanks to them. 1. There is more than one way to do any … Continue reading Summer of a Million Visitors
Be creative this wedding season, without breaking the bank or your back. Whether you’re the bride, the groom, the wedding party or a guest, we know it’s tough to stay inspired when everything seems to have already been done before. We’re here to help you think outside the ribbon and box and help you be creative when you just don’t have the time to hand-make a … Continue reading Vayable for weddings
At the heart of Vayable is a growing community of savvy local experts and travelers in the know. They’ve journeyed off the beaten path to discover gems to share with the rest of our savvy travel community. Vayable is now offering the opportunity to get involved in more ways than just offering experiences. Anyone can now become a Vayable Maven. If you have recommendations and … Continue reading Become a Vayable Maven (or recommend one)
Vayable was a featured startup at Social Media Week in Milan this year, where our founders, Shelly Roche and Jamie Wong, took center stage on a panel on women and the web at the Italian tech festival. They spent the week on multiple panels, chatting with their Italian counterparts about everything from security, to quality of life, to how to launch a startup. Together with … Continue reading Vayable Goes to Milan
The financial blog calls offering experiences to strangers on Vayable the #1 way to earn extra cash when money is tight. Here’s a snippet: [Vayable] allows people with specialized knowledge and talents, local info, and time on their hands to create experiences that others can purchase. It’s basically a touring and activity company without the company. Anyone can join the site and set up an … Continue reading Vayable named the #1 Way to Earn Cash!