13 Jul '11, 8am

Shiroube.com Finds Local Guides For Travelers

Shiroube.com Finds Local Guides For Travelers

Shiroube.com Finds Local Guides For Travelers Posted by Daniel Goh on 7/13/11 • Categorized as Feature Story Have you ever been to a city for the first time and wish you had a guide to show what where the locals hang out, where the best brewery pubs or the most obscure but quaint shops are? I know I do. Enter Shiroube (www.shiroube.com ), a site that connects intrepid travelers to local residents anywhere in the world. The idea is simple. Locals sign up to provide guide services for free – or pay a fee to put up more ads or remove certain limitations such as the number of email notifications they get – and travelers use the site for free to search the database for the type of guide services required. Just launched into open beta, Shiroube covers more than 1,000 cities worldwide is that number is growing daily. The service was founded by 34-year old Japanese national Tatsuo...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2011/07/13/shiroube-com-find...

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