Pokémon GO makes people get off the couch to explore and catch 'em all.

In jusy few days Pokémon Go has become one of the tops apps with the most daily active users. Surpassing Twitter and Candy Crush and well on its way to beat both Snapchat and Google Maps. But just what is Pokémon Go? And what does it mean for travelers?

A travel guide to explore

Pokémon Go is a game that can't be played laying on the couch. It makes you walk around in the real world to catch wild Pokémon on your smartphone. More than just a simple game, Pokémon Go is a travel guide for both local and tourists to explore their surroundings in a new and fun way. The game is integrated with Google Maps so you can take a tour around the city and discover parks, city sights, churches, street art...like you've never done before. Pokemon GO Travel Pokemon GO Travel
It has even awakened the wanderlust spirit in people who before had no interest in traveling whatsoever.
Pokemon GO Travel

How far would people travel for Pokémon GO?

It's no surprise that the release of Pokémon GO has turned into an obsession around the world with people literally running from one place to another to watch the real and virtual world merge together. Asked "How far would you travel for Pokémon GO" a Quora user answered:
"If I was a billionaire, I would have traveled right into the Amazon rainforest with satellite internet connectivity."
Travelers around the world are catching Pókemon whilist on holiday and sharing it on social media.  
San Francisco Pokémon GO
Dragonite at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco (US)  
Paris Pokémon GO
Sandshrew at the Eiffel Tower in Paris (France)  
Pokémon GO Pisa Travel
Poliwag at the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy)

How MyTwinPlace can help you travel to catch 'em all!

Pokémon GO has awakened the inner traveler in all of us. We ARE finally getting off the couch and exploring our own city, something which some of us would never have even considered before. And when going abroad, we can now explore our travel destination in a whole new way, not only visiting the famous city sights but strolling around the city to catch Pokémon and discover local spots.

However, traveling abroad to play Pokémon GO in the top cities of the world is still expensive. So here's where MyTwinPlace comes in. On MyTwinPlace you can book accommodation with travel points, not money. Our members host travelers in their homes or second homes to earn travel points towards free accommodation on their holiday.

Unleash the Pokémon Master in you. Join the MyTwinPlace community, travel the world and catch 'em all!


July 21, 2016
Categories: News, Wanderlust

All posts from Carla


Communication and Community Manager at MyTwinPlace. A thinker and a do-er. Passionate about travel, ice-cream and Groucho Marx.

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