Mashable Reviews NextStop

Quality travel information is essential for travelers with disabilities. Ben Parr reviews NextStop :
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For most people, travel is about learning and discovery. The discovery of new places, of new food, and of new experiences drives people to traverse distant lands. This is why help finding these experiences is a huge business that ranges from book guides to travel social networks...

To be honest, the space is crowded with direct and indirect competitors like Where I've Been, Joobili (Joobili reviews), GeckoGo, Wikitravel and SpottedByLocals, the 2008 winner of our Open Web Awards. This doesn't mean that there isn't room for Nextstop, but it faces a steep hill.

Yet we're thoroughly impressed with our first run of Nextstop. Guides are actually quite useful, and there are hundreds if not thousands of guides already built by users, mostly because it's so incredibly quick to create a guide. It's a well polished website with very few issues, although I will say, I really want a better way to bookmark and organize guides I like for later reading. It easily has the community feel as well.

In other words, if you are looking to get the inside scoop for your vacation or want to share your knowledge, NextStop is a smart way to go. It's already made itself a very useful tool. Whether it will catch on is an entirely different question.

For the full article:
http://mashable.com/2009/06/01/nextstop/

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