The Next Web features Favoroute travel guides

Last week the guys from The Next Web featured Favoroute as one of the 5 startups that make globetrotting the world a hassle free affair. We couldn’t agree more and we are super proud to be listed as one of their 5 startups! The author of the article, Sofie Bittner, explains: “I recently moved to Amsterdam to work […]

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Who has better tips than local insiders? When traveling to the city of canals, flowers, red lights, and bicycles, you need to know where to go. With the FREE Amsterdam City Guide, written by the locals of the Favoroute team, you have access to the best local spots of the city, all on your phone […]

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It’s the time of year to celebrate our dear ones departed. Here are 17 cemeteries that represent a little piece of the part of the world they are found in. Often spectacular and always a little eerie, these graveyards are not merely the resting place of our beloved deceased, but also serve as invaluable historic resources that give […]

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The owner of Favoroute, Frederieke Wolter, was recently interviewed by Gerrie Brand of Emerce at the eTravel Europe convention over her fast-growing company. Emerce is a magazine that informs its readers about the latest trends in online business, marketing and media. From innovative marketing cases to new internet projects, e-commerce concepts and the most important market developments […]

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Cosmopolitan ran a start-up special in their June 2016 issue that featured female entrepreneurs addressing the fundamentals of the start-up process. Favoroute’s founder, Frederieke, covered “The real cost of a start-up”, where she outlined what costs you can reasonably expect to encounter in launching an innovative new business. From the domain name and hosting to an SEO-specialist, with design, accounting, legal and […]

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Elsevier, a weekly opinion magazine that addresses issues concerned with the economy, science, politics, finance and culture, featured Frederieke in their “The person behind” feature in the July 30, 2016 issue. The interview asks where Frederieke got the idea from Favoroute from, how Favoroute works, what the business model is and what’s in store for the future. […]

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The team behind the inspirational website Guts & Tales interviewed Favoroute founder Frederieke Wolter about her journey from a corporate career to being a start-up founder. The article addresses that initial leap of faith, the issue of funding and challenges faced throughout the entire process. Discover what drives Frederieke and what motivates her to overcome the hurdles involved in a start-up. Some […]

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What on earth is an inselberg!?? It’s time for a little geological catch-up: coming from the German words for “island” and “mountain”, these visually stunning land forms protrude from relative flatness in an absolutely remarkable way. Our amazing earth has so many stunning surprises and if you have the chance to travel to these gifts of nature, your […]

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Favoroute carried out research on its users and discovered some interesting trends. Our research also confirms what we already suspected – everything is online and now: everything is becoming mobile. The desktop research that replaced traditional use of guidebooks is now transitioning into the smartphones in our pockets and, consequently, the opportunities for mobile travel […]

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Going on vacation can sometimes be a hassle. Not to mention sometimes it doesn’t go right and the mood can be completely ruined. Getting away from the day to day and relaxing is the goal for most people going on vacation. Whether that time is spent hiking up rigorous mountains, laying on the beach or mingling with […]

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After one of the hottest summers ever recorded, the temperatures are finally dropping, fall is here and winter is right around the corner. Many are rejoicing for the oncoming chilly winter days and what’s better than to celebrate this joyous occasion by spending it abroad in cities perfect during the winter time! These destinations throughout the […]

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Last weekend Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad (AD) published a large news spread in their weekend magazine about ‘the new travel guides’ and their features. And the good news is… Favoroute is one of the examples given! With 9 features, they explain the new characteristics of the travel guide 2.0:  1. No lugging around The new travel […]

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International Coffee Day is coming up on October 1st, so it’s better to be prepared on such a momentous day celebrating the one and only: Coffee! Since International Coffee Day is such a new happening, many countries around the world are still celebrating their National Coffee Days today. Which is fantastic news for coffee lovers across the […]

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It’s the first week of fall; the temperature is dropping, the leaves on the trees are changing from bright greens to warm yellows and reds creating a warm and cozy atmosphere throughout Europe making it the best time to visit! Have you ever seen pictures of fall and wanted to be in that very moment? Fresh crisp air, […]

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Are you in town for fashion week? Looking for the latest dining spots and coolest cafe’s to refuel at? Look no further – here are all the places in Milan to be and be seen at. We’ve detailed the best spot for each day of fashion week mayhem.   1. Potafiori – Via Salasco 17 The Best Spot for…dining surrounded […]

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Italy is famous for destinations such as Rome, Venice and Florence and rightly so – these cities are obscenely wealthy in history, culture and sights but with great riches comes an even greater number of tourists. Amongst the crowds it can be hard to feel the authentic soul of this iconic country but as soon as you step […]

Morocco is such an incredible journey! A true adventure, one can only be surprised by Morocco’s colorful architectural wealth and impressive, untouched landscapes. From exhilarating local encounters to some deeply resourcing alone together moments, Morocco will have something for everyone! Stunning medinas, ancient markets and desert excursions await in the paradoxical Morocco. Slowly switching from centuries […]

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How can you get a rush of adrenaline without jumping out of a plane or bungee jumping off a cliff? Set out on one of these thrilling walks! Hugging precarious cliff faces or suspended high amongst tree tops, these highly elevated paths make your heart drop and your eyes open wide. Not requiring any special skills or equipment, everyone can get […]

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Paris is great, Paris is fun, Paris is wonderful… but have you ever heard of Lille? Lille, more and more, tends to be the new little trendy version of Paris. Similar to its big sister, Lille has a tremendous background history, wonderful cobblestone streets and crazy chic nightlife hotspots but all with its own special touch. […]

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Now that we are almost all back to school or work, we are already thinking about our next holidays and that, in this context of family routine, it would be a great idea to have an amazing bonding family trip next time! Favoroute has gathered for you the best family travel destination ideas, from the […]

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Beautiful Copenhagen awaits to be discovered! Often a forgotten destination, Copenhagen offers the best of Scandinavia. A meticulous blend between the stamps of Oslo and Stockholm, the colorful Danish capital is quite renowned for being at the edge as well as having an ecologic, lush life spirit. At the very core of Europe, Copenhagen is a place where […]

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Sun, good weather… we all dream about those things during summer! Let’s have a mind blowing break and get a hint of the most trendy yet tropical summer islands Favoroute has discovered! Prepare yourself for a virtual sunbath that may inspire some real honeymoon and paradise like departures! Enjoy!   > Bonaire Bonaire is the […]

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Jamaica is a land of opportunity, a land “we love” as its motto says! Discover the Caribbean sea best sunny island and get to experience an incredible adventure on Jamaica’s roads. Favoroute has gathered some information so you could fall in love with the Jamaican tropical hint! This wonderful paradise country presents so much diversify […]

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We always talk about sun and hot temperatures but what if our vacation quality was in fact depending on what we could find in our plate and the new culinary sensations we experience? Favoroute has made up for you its selection of best food travel guidebooks destinations all around the world. Our Travel Designers will […]

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Go and live the summer American dream with our selection of summer destinations in the USA! Everything will seem bigger, prettier and sunnier as always in America, why not have both a hint of the delusion of grandeur and sun then? From San Diego to the Oregon coast, make the most out of what America […]

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Rome again and again and even forever! This city trip is a must-do! Rome has a particular antique and teeming Italian stamp that will blow your mind. Rome has something for everyone and in every season of the year. Favoroute has gathered all the information you need to known in order for the city to […]

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No better way to learn about San Francisco than with a local! From funny weather facts to undisclosed architectural secrets, Megan Funk’s 4 Days in San Francisco guidebook will make you feel part of the city’s atmosphere in an authentic way. From the Golden Gate Bridge to the most unexpected secret places, San Francisco has so much […]

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What better way to feel and enjoy this summer vibes than to listen to the most heated tones worldwide culture blend has created! Favoroute has gathered all you need to known about the music style of the world that will make you feel laying on a sandy beach or wandering in a crowded warm street in Rio […]

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When everybody is rushing to the beach… why not enjoy your summer in an unexpected way and get to discover wonderful summer spots but often forgotten for some coconuts and white sand! Favoroute has picked up for you the best ideas of not sea side summer vacations, no clear blue water ahead but exceptional cultural […]

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Ready for some tenderness? Love is in the air this week with Favoroute selection of unexpected romantic getaways you may not have considered yet! Time to treat yourself and your soulmate with some exclusive alone together moments in cities as much special as your couple! From sun sea side resort, reclused private island to sweet christmas atmosphere […]

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On the 5th of August will be launched the famous Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro will care for its symbolic Torch and welcome its champions for 16 days! A worldwide event that will make of Brazil the center of the world for a great and enjoyable sportive moment. While hosting the Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, […]

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Yummy, so much differents culinary traditions and recipes all over the world! So much food travel experiences to be discovered…But yet so much stereotypes about its inhabitants! Favoroute has decided that it was high time that we start to debunk some of the most famous stereotypes about food and give you some tips only locals […]

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We are all looking for a enjoyable afternoon under the sunshine right? Well, if you are looking for some more extreme experiences, Favoroute has find out for you the warmest places in the world. Get ready and heat up for this challenge! Sunglasses and sun hat mandatory! 1. Kebili in Tunisia  This small oasis in […]

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Beaches, white sand and coconuts… These are all fine, but what to do in between thoses sunny breaks? World is a crazy place and many events await you this summer! So if you happen to be in the neighborhood here are some hip and happening matching your travel style to rock your vacation!   If you have […]

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Up for a great adventure? Grab your backpack and rush to Ushuaia where nature is unspoiled and land is the animals kingdom! Favoroute has gathered everything you need to know to get ready for this fantastic destination of a life time! Discover the wonders of the southernmost city of the world following our Travel Designer guidebook […]

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Summer is here! Who said we have to go to the Balearic Islands to know how to get the most out of it? Believe us, you can live your summer to the fullest in Paris! From sipping a cocktail on trendy blossoming rooftops to laying on the docks beach, Paris is the city that never sleeps, especially […]

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Everybody is looking for unforgettable experiences! Favoroute has found 5 of the most challenging places in the world for you. From Europe to America, get prepared for stunning man-made inventions in full harmony with nature! From surfing in the desert to walking on water, artists as well as mere passionates offer us a new way of […]

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Ready for a special night-out or for an insolit-romantic getaway? We have what you need! Favoroute has decided to make up a list of the most incredibile and surprising traditionnal houses of the world that you may have not yet considered! Between Eco way-of-life discovering, adventurous housing experience and unexpected retreat from the moving world: a […]

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The ultimate Exchange Bucket List We all know it’s the best university experience you can have… having an exchange to a foreign country. In case you’re on your this experience of your lifetime, this blog post is for you! Now has come the time to show to your friends how wonderful your Erasmus / Exchange […]

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Do you remember few months back when you and friends said you would go on a vacation all together this summer? And yet your weeks of holiday are coming and you still haven’t booked anything? Then, silence the little voice in your head saying “I knew we would not do it anyway” and get started […]