Can You Fear Me Now?

I write to you from Aqaba, Jordan, a town made famous when conquered by "Lawrence of Arabia" and Faisal al-Hashimi 99 years ago, at a confluence where today four nations divide a mere 25 miles of coa

Triposo: Ex-Googlers Raise $3.5M From InterWest To Put Social (& Traditional) Travel Guides To Shame

Last fall, ex-Googlers Jon Tirsen and Douwe Osinga launched a new mobile travel platform called <a target="_blank" href="">Triposo</a>, which aimed to bring a little <a target="

Triposo’s Mobile Travel Guide Now Actively Recommends Your Next Destination; CrunchFund Invests

Back in September, Jon Tirsen and Douwe Osinga, two ex-Googlers, <a href="

Ex-Googlers Launch Mobile Travel Guide To Kill Lonely Planet; Raise Funding From Chris Sacca & More

In the days of yore, travel guides were written by intrepid travelers who spent months scribbling in diaries and field journals, or by teams of adventurous souls exhaustively scrap booking their trave