Same guidebooks, new website Favoroute

Tired of your printed guidebook everyone else uses? Exhausted of ending up at the same restaurant as the rest of the world? Let’s get unexpected!

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100 best hidden gems for 2016 | Favoroute

‘What are your favorite places in the world?’ is what we asked our 150+ Travel Designers. Discovering the world place by place, our local experts, travel bloggers, and journalists collected their hidden gems for you!

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Floating Market - Biggest Markets Favoroute

Delicacies, clothes, perfumes, antiquities… Street markets are those magic places where everything can be found, even the most unexpected items!

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Favoroute featured on RTL Z

Last Friday, Favoroute was on television in the Dutch television program Z Today of channel RTL Z. The item discusses the trend of people searching for their travel inspiration on blogs more often. Therefore, travel bloggers are able to make their living out of traveling the world and get paid for this!

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Explore Utrecht App Preview Favoroute

Komende week zal in het teken staan van de Vakantiebeurs. Sta je op het punt om de trein in te stappen op weg naar Utrecht? Grote kans dat je dan ook even een kijkje wil nemen in deze Dom stad! Speciaal voor deze mooie gelegenheid heeft onze Utrecht-expert Dainahara van Explore Utrecht een reisgids geschreven én uitgebracht als app!

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Shit Happens Mirtas Diaries

Every backpacker knows situations like these.. embarrassing moments that result from a lack of privacy, a true love for wandering the world, or everyday problems like reading a book in dorms. Besides describing these moments in her guidebooks, Travel Designer Myrte Hisschemöller captured these moments also perfectly in her cartoons! On her blog she knows how […]

Tbilisi for beginners Dariko | Favoroute

Dariko, our Ukrainian travel blogger living in Georgia, wrote her first guidebook ‘Tbilisi for beginners‘ about the Georgian capital and its surroundings, for people that never traveled to this Caucasus country before. A great guidebook with tips covering both the capital and the mountains in the area. Now, her guidebook also made it to the Georgian news site Georgian Journal.

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Dresden-Christmas-Market | Favoroute

Wandering through the snowy streets, listening to the Christmas songs, and holding a cup of hot glühwein is exactly what everybody needs during this time of year! All over Europe, different markets pop up selling their Christmas stuff. But to be honest, no-one really goes there for the stuff they sell, right? It’s just the perfect […]

surfguides Europe | Favoroute

Although you might think of Hawaï, Australia, or California first when it comes to surfing, Europe has plenty of hidden surf gems as well! Try Portugal, Sardinia, or Fuerteventura as one of your next surf destinations and find all the best beaches, spots, and rentals in our guidebooks! Surfing in the south west of Portugal, […]

Het Laatste Nieuws | Favoroute

In this weekend’s edition of Het Laatste Nieuws (the latest news), one of the main newspapers in Belgium, our Travel Designers Tineke and Dorien featured their travel guidebook ‘Bem-Vindo. Porto en de Dourovallei‘.

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Gili Trawangan | Favoroute

Bali is a dream destination. A unique island with its own culture, pace, and natural beauties. This diverse island has so much to offer that just laying on beach is a disappointment for your own trip. Read more about the 15 best things to do in Bali and explore the many faces of the island!

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City Trips Europe | Favoroute

Are you a real citytripper? Feeling at home with a travel guidebook in one hand and your sunglasses in the other? Have a look at our inspiring selection of ten city trips in Europe. Perhaps you might find your next destination! 1. Milan, Italy. Milan is the capital of fashion and home to one of […]

Syracusa | Favoroute

Sicily is hot this Summer! Not only in temperature, but also as a more and more upcoming travel destinations. Create your own travel guidebook by combining different spots from our Travel Designers. We already made a selection for you, so you can start collecting! Enjoy!

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TravelNext Column Favoroute

Today the last Summer column of Frederieke was posted on TravelNext. The column is addressing the paid vs. non paid issue on blog campaigns in the travel industry. In short, we plead for more paid blog campaigns, since it is better for the sustainability of the blogger, and it yields better results in interaction and advertisement […]


“With Favoroute you can create your own travel guide to personal, interactive and up-to-date.” – Elke Dag Vakantie clearly depicted some of Favoroute functions including its web and mobile presence. For instance, Favoroute’s unique feature to put or copy only those destinations to your route that are relevant to your trip. Favoroute makes it possible to craft your […]

best summer guidebooks | Favoroute

Summer is here! And this means time to relax, time to sunbath, time to vacate, and time to drink plenty of cocktails. All of this is nice, but only when the sun is high in the sky and the temperature allows you to wear your favorite swimsuit. So where do you go? In this Summer […]

Margriet | Favoroute

In this month’s magazine of Margriet, you can find a small article about Favoroute! It’s explaining how Favoroute is your DIY-travel guidebook: “With Favoroute you can create your own travel guidebook with tips of friends and travel bloggers, so you can combine everything you’re interested in. Much easier to take along than a heavy book in your […]

Jan Magazine | Favoroute

The Summer edition of Jan Magazine called ‘De Superdikke Vakantie Jan’ (the super thick holiday Jan) mentioned Favoroute as one of the must-have apps for this Summer! Check the stores now to score on of these classic Summer editions

pocket editions | Favoroute

Looking for an adventurous travel? A road less discovered? Or a place without tourists? Planning these trips can be quite difficult, since information is scarce. The large publishers simply don’t print travel guidebooks anymore, and TripAdvisor recommendations can give you the chills. You need an exclusive Pocket Edition, written by some of our travel writers, guiding […]

TravMagazine | Favoroute

The latest printed magazine of TravMagazine (number 26), an initiative by TravConnect, features an interview with Frederieke, about the road to success, future goals, and how to succeed as a startup in the travel industry. Every time another Dutch startup is chosen to explain their story of how to conquer the travel industry. In this […]

top10 craziest hotels | Favoroute

Why choosing an ordinary hotel to stay in when you can choose on these crazy places? And the beautiful thing… most of them you can just rent through AirBnB! Have a look at our crazy-sleepover-bucketlist and tell us your favorite!

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Amsterdam startups | Favoroute

Today Favoroute made it to the ’50 Amsterdam startups you should get to know’ list, by We couldn’t be more proud to be on the list among the big birds like 3D Hubs, WeTransfer, TravelBird and Fashiolista! To check the full list, have a look here.    

Leapfunder header | Favoroute

Network funding platform Leapfunder had an interview with the founder of Favoroute, Frederieke Wolter, about crowdfunding and her (successful) experiences with the platform. Favoroute had two successful campaigns on Leapfunder and shared her story about this in the interview.

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Favoroute App iOS

‘Favoroute is developing into a BBC platform for travel guidebooks’ is the title of the article written by TravelNext. The article gives an extensive explanation about the new features we added for travel organizations and shows how our platform is now also for travel organizations available, and not just for travelers. Read the full article […]

travel organization tool Favoroute

Innovative and digital guidebook tool for travel organizations launched by Favoroute today With the new business tool for travel organizations, Favoroute offers travel organisations a service for interactive guidebooks (in web & app). Travel organizations can use this technical highlight to offer easy and inexpensive digital guidebooks to their customers. Also, quotes, vouchers, and direct payment […]

Favoroute App | Favoroute

Today the newest version of the iOS App is released! From now on, you can download your chosen or created guidebooks on the App to take it with you… also when you don’t have an internet connection! The new App has an additional ‘reading guides offline’ function, better quality photos, and an overall improved performance. Curious to find […]

Favoroute icons | Favoroute

Did you find some of the Favoroute travel guidebooks you like, but you wish to combine them to create your own travel plan? This is possible! By copying guidebooks written by our Travel Designers, you can mix and match different destinations to create your own route. Download your guide and bring it on the App! Easy […]

NRC Next Logo | Favoroute

Favoroute is Start-Up of the Week in NRC Next. The article answers the questions: ‘How does it work?’, ‘How does Favoroute make money’ and ‘How many people use it?’. Find the online version in NRC Q here.

Cover NRC Q | Favoroute

Dutch newspaper NRC Q announced Favoroute as ‘Start-Up of the Week’! Every week, NRC Q exposes a start-up with potential. This week they announces Favoroute as ‘the final travel guidebook’. The article explains how Favoroute works and who is involved. Click here to read the full article.

Launch iOS App Favoroute

From today our Favoroute iOS app is available in the App Store! It is now possible to can now surf to your Favoroute guides on Android and iOS! Here are some the screenshots of our iOS app: For downloading the app, go to the App Store here.

Intermediair Magazine Favoroute

Difference between corporate and start-ups is: “I have more energy now!” Frederieke was interviewed by Intermediair, a magazine about jobs, about her transfer from corporate business to her start-up. Read the full article here

Favoroute Banner

“What is your favourite travel app?” was the question the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf asked its readers. The answer? Some of them said Favoroute! Can you tell us what yours is? For the complete article, click here.  

Travel Next Logo | Favoroute

In the article “It’s time to leave the old travel guide, welcome travel guide 2.0″ (in Dutch) Frederieke speaks about the changes in the way of traveling. More and more travelers travel independent and one their own. This new way of traveling is asking for a different kind of information: digital, interactive, personal and up-to-date […]

TravelNext | Favoroute

Today on TravelNext a duo interview with Frederieke and Veerle from travel start-up Travel Diaries about connecting travelers before and after their trips! Read the full article here (in Dutch):

skift-travel | Favoroute

Favoroute is selected as one of the daily travel start-up’s to watch on Travel website Skift! Read the full article here

TravelNext | Favoroute

Favoroute on Frankwatching as one of the six ‘prepared’ start-ups for the power of consumers! Read the full article here (in Dutch):

Favoroute weekend

The weekend is the ultimate time to relax and to daydream about travel. Therefore, Travel Designers see the weekend as the best time to post their inspiring stories on the internet, hoping for the lost wandering traveler to feel inspired and to pack his/her bags. Also this weekend. In two posts, Favoroute was brought to the […]

Pluijm's Eetbare Wereld | Favoroute

The second guide by René Pluijm from Pluijm’s Eetbare Wereld is available (also in printed version!). This week’s guide is, just as last week, linked to today’s episode about Iceland. Do you want to have a printed version of this guide? Check out this link: Print View Pluijm’s Eetbare Wereld today at RTL4 at 16.05 […]

Sprout | Favoroute is a Dutch online magazine, writing about technology, knowledge and the newest updates in the start-up world! Today also Favoroute is mentioned as one of the ‘7 Need to Knows’ where we were ranked nr. 4. The post explains how we raised money with our crowdfunding at crowdfunding platform Leapfunder. For more information, visit […]

TravelPro | Favoroute

The Dutch travel trade magazine TravelPro published an article about Favoroute called ‘Start-up Favoroute grows with crowdfunding and interactive travel guidebook’. Read the full article here: Link to Travel Pro article.