• travel planners

The Simultaneous Rise of Last-Minute Travel Planners & Super-Planners

The Simultaneous Rise of Last-Minute Travel Planners & Super-Planners We’ve noticed an interesting trend in our data. Our guides tend to be purchased at the beginning of a trip or [...]

  • travel startup September 2017

TripScout’s 0 to 1M Users Update: September 2017

0 to 1M Update: September 2017 September 2017 Reflections I expected September growth to decline slightly from August as the summer travel season slowed down, but some new growth channels and [...]

  • travel reviews

Travel Reviews Are Dead – And Here’s What To Do About It

Travel Reviews Are Dead – And Here’s What To Do About It Travel reviews may drag on for a while – but they are quickly dying and their utility has [...]

  • The Millennial Traveler

What the Travel Industry Needs to Know About the Millennial Traveler

What the travel industry needs to know about the Millennial Traveler The travel industry is scrambling to adapt to the Millennial Traveler. Most initiatives involve weak attempts at low-hanging fruits, [...]

  • travel startup

TripScout’s 0 to 1M Users Update: August 2017

0 to 1M Update: August 2017 My team and I are working hard to build the best tool for travelers. As frequent travelers, we’re building the app we wished existed. [...]

  • food tourism

Travel Startup Learnings: Food Tourism (and the mistake we made)

Travel Startup Learnings: Food Tourism I made an obvious mistake when launching TripScout. I underestimated the importance of food tourism in our app. Food isn’t just an important part of [...]

  • best travel apps

The Best Travel Apps You Should Have Before Your Next Trip

There are hundreds of travel apps out there and it can be overwhelming for travelers to know which ones they should actually use. My obsession with both travel and tech [...]

  • Startups in emerging markets

7 Tips For Startups In Emerging Markets (written for Entrepreneur Magazine)

As the founder of TripScout, and as someone who has traveled to over 75 countries, I spend a lot of time with startups, investors, and incubators in emerging markets. The [...]

  • Travel Checklist

A Comprehensive Travel Checklist for Any New Traveler

This travel checklist is designed for new travelers going on a trip, studying abroad, or moving overseas.   My sister-in-law decided to study abroad in Barcelona and it was her first [...]

  • how to get your boss to let you work remotely

How To Convince Your Boss To Let You Work Remotely

How to convince your boss to let you work remotely, written in collaboration with @annieergo There was a time when full-time employment was synonymous with commutes, cubicles, and industrial coffee [...]