The award goes to… Dublin’s ghost bus!

Votes came streaming in all week and the results are finally in. And the winner of Vayable’s most unusual experience goes to… The Gravedigger Ghost Bus in Dublin! Our friends over in Ireland are on to something… If a pub crawl and dramatized plague ghost stories are not an unusual way to spend an evening, then I don’t know what is.   Experience # FB likes … Continue reading The award goes to… Dublin’s ghost bus!

Vote for Vayable’s Most Unusual Experience!

Top 10 Most Unusual Experiences Over coffee this weekend, someone asked me what makes Vayable so special. The answer? Our guides connect people to one-of-a kind experiences that you can’t find anywhere else. Testing this theory, today we scoured our pages in search of the most unusual tours out there. Here’s what we came up with: Vayable’s first Top 10 Unusual Experiences (in no particular order). Ninja … Continue reading Vote for Vayable’s Most Unusual Experience!

Announcing Vayable’s first Community Photo Contest

Calling all photographers! Vayable is searching for beautiful photos that, besides technical quality and composition, showcase the unexpected and capture the magic of a place. Enter photographs in any of our categories — NY, SF, London, Paris, Barcelona, Rio, Istanbul, Buenos Aires and Wild Card Travel — and compete to win cash and prizes. We are looking to highlight photos in all these cities and beyond … Continue reading Announcing Vayable’s first Community Photo Contest

Announcing: Vayable Ambassadors

  When George W Bush was up for reelection, I kept hearing my friend’s parents say that if “He gets reelected I’m leaving the country.”  Of course, he did get reelected and they did NOT move out of the country.  And it left me disappointed because I imagined these fabulous baby boomers becoming expats: leaving their home city, state or country and really entrenching themselves … Continue reading Announcing: Vayable Ambassadors

A Vayable Love Story: Mike and Erica

At Vayable, we are romantics. We love bringing people together and creating friendships; maybe, if the stars align the right way, something more will come out of it! With Valentine’s day around the corner, we thought that we would share our love story of two guides. Here is a guest post jointly written by Mike and Erica. Soon you will be able to book a … Continue reading A Vayable Love Story: Mike and Erica

Introducing: The Calendar and Scheduling

This month we are spreading the love with a slew of new features! You’ve been asking for it, so we built it for you! We are taking the calendar for guides out of beta and releasing it for everyone to start entering events and blackout times.   Add events. Go on auto-pilot!  Whether you want to create a single event or schedule repeating tours — … Continue reading Introducing: The Calendar and Scheduling

Weird Meat in Shanghai

“People will eat anything with four legs except a table,” says Jamie, our adventurous Shanghai guide who runs an amazing Weird Meat tour. “And they’ll eat anything with wings except an plane.” There are some foods in China you’re unlikely to find on sale in your local supermarket. You’re not going to see ox penis in the meat section of Wal-Mart. There’s no McMonkey Brains on … Continue reading Weird Meat in Shanghai