Contents Greetings How to Reach out and Root Hitchhiking During The Pandemic: A Field Report How to Reach Out and Root Want to Join the Trustroots Team? Share your moments Relevant links Greetings Rooters! Happy Summer! We are all slowly, carefully opening our hearts to travel and making connections as the globe tentatively wakes up after theContinue reading “Trustroots Summer Newsletter”
Let’s see if this becomes a habit, but the idea is to highlight all the small improvements and continuous efforts that go on Trustroots, thanks to all our volunteers! 👏 The search got a bigger upgrade under the hood — it’s now smoother and faster, especially on mobile. Visuals got refreshed a bit, but primarilyContinue reading “Trustroots Changelog — December/January”
How to not get into a situation where you are surprised to be in a flat of paleo-nudists who asks you to be nude and only eat meat
You might be wondering why Trustroots is changing the name of Tribes. In this collaborative article we will try to explain what’s behind the change and why this matters. It has mainly been written by Mariyano, a Brazilian backpacker currently under lockdown in Buenos Aires due to the pandemic, and Martin A. who spent aContinue reading “Decolonising Into Circles”
Community Stories, Vol. II Welcome to the second part of our community letter to ourselves! In case you missed the first one with Covid-19 lockdown experiences, you can find it here. This time around we are travelling through the night – sleeping at police stations in Pristina, trainhopping to escape from where nobody stops forContinue reading “Journeys Through the Night”
There are 15 new Tribes on Trustroots, how about that!
The elephant in the room Couchsurfing, the largest hospitality exchange network has announced on the 14th of May, that they will be requiring many of their users to pay a monthly subscription. Since Trustroots is also enabling hospitality exchange, this is very relevant to us. While Couchsurfing hasn’t claimed to be a charity or aContinue reading “How is Trustroots different from Couchsurfing?”
With a pandemic rolling over Europe and borders being closed, it might not be the time for traveling right now. But we think it’s a good time for working on a traveler’s network and pushing it to the next level. So, we didn’t cancel our hackweek that we were looking forward to. Instead, we’re doingContinue reading “Spring Hackweek”
We are starting the new year with a lot of ideas and full of motivation to better the service that we can provide to you.We are a few volunteers that work on Trustroots and we are working hard. Trustroots User Survey Registration for Hackweek April 2020 We are not and will never ask you forContinue reading “Trustroots in 2020”
This winter we are organizing a meetup in Barcelona for hackers and volunteers to boost the development of Trustroots and work on new ideas. Everybody is welcome!