Sharing your photos in our app

The pictures you take are a big part of the fun of travel. That's why they play an important role in the travel log - but since the last release of our iOS apps you can now share your best travel photos also with other travelers - and we'll have the feature soon for Android as well.

Every point of interest, restaurant and bar in our app has its own page. Most of these have an image. But since we've implemented the photo sharing, these images are a slide show. The little dots indicate how many images there are. And the last page shows you a button that allows you to share your own.

Here's how it looks for the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam:

 

We are seeing some amazing images coming in already, so we'll be adding some more options to share with other Triposo travelers.  

Keep up the good work!

Happy Valentine day from Triposo

It's V-day - and if you haven't made restaurant reservations, you might be too late. We might have a solution though. Here's a list of the most romantic restaurants that are just cheap eats - and where you might have a chance to find a table. The way we've compiled our list is pretty much like our world's most romantic restaurant's that appeared on the Huffington Post - the main difference is that they are all cheap! I must say, that first image really looks like a place I'd take my gal to!


Pozo Hackathon: The Jamboree Picker

Everytime we organize a Jamboree we spend a lot of time deciding where to go. There are so many amazing places that you can go and we all have our own ideas. It's great fun to discuss for a long time, but it also costs a lot of time.

So during the Hackathon Jon whipped up a script that takes all the things we find important for a Jamboree, collects data and then spits out a list of the best candidates. Jon calls it the Jamboree Picker.

So what are the ingredients of his secret sauce?

1. Can we get there easily?
We need to be able to get frequent (and cheap) flights from Amsterdam, Berlin and Zurich. Jon had a database of flight connections to rate each destination.

2. Are there great places to rent on AirBnB?
We are 15 people. We want an awesome place with one big room where we can all work and code. Jon scraped AirBnB to find out how good the destinations were.

3. Is it an exciting destination?
We have our own algorithms to tell us that. Let's add them to the mix!

4. How is the weather?
Jon is from Stockholm and there is a good reason he isn't living in Sweden any more. We want good weather - so for each destination we add a weather score based on historical weather date for the month we want to go.

5. How far is it?
We don't want to fly too far. New York is the max, really.

After one day of coding the script was done. The following list is for June - which is a bit easier Weatherwise than January. The fact that the numbers 1 and 2 of the list are two places where we recently went for a Jamboree indicated that we are onto something.