Being an early 80’s child allowed me a childhood away from the cellphone and social media revolution! Again have been the times we memorized our greatest pal’s six-digit phone numbers, just because we didn’t had a strategy to retailer them on telephones. Speaking nose to nose was the first mode of communication. As an alternative of staying in and taking part in video video games or sitting on our telephones, we selected outside actions. Our world has developed tremendously since then – nothing is prefer it as soon as was. We’re witnessing the extent expertise is limiting human interactions by pulling us away from face-to-face conversations and burying is in our cell telephones.
However hey, the Hangouts function on the Couchsurfing app works just about the alternative – enabling vacationers to broaden their journey experiences by assembly up with locals and fellow vacationers, organizing adventures and highway journeys. And when not touring, customers may also make use of the function to search out new mates and be part of actions of their hometown.
What’s so particular concerning the Hangouts function?
I actually didn’t perceive the way it labored, till I first used it throughout my Hanoi journey final yr. Right here’s the screenshot of the log from the app:
From an hours-long chat attending to know everybody at Pateta to munching kebabs across the avenue nook, all of us had a wild night time in Hanoi.