What does a Tattle Experience look like?

Our team enjoying a cloudy day in Whistler, Canada.

To put it simply, a Tattle Experience is a carefully crafted experience hosted by a passionate local. It’s a window into the local culture – where you get to eat, play, live, and adventure the ways the locals do. Something much more authentic and down-to-earth than your conventional tour. But beyond that? It could be anything.

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How is Tattle transforming travel?

The tour we booked at our hotel seemed like a reasonable deal – it included a cool activity, transportation to and from the starting point, and a “party” with complimentary drinks. However, upon arriving at the venue after a long 30-person bus ride and “enjoying” our watered down alcoholic punch, our eyes drifted to the pricing board – not only did the venue offer free transportation for small groups, but the entire experience cost only a small fraction of what we had paid for the “all-inclusive” tour. After waiting for the stragglers of the group to get back on our bus, we couldn’t help but feel disappointed by the whole experience as we rode back in silence.

How many of you have ever felt that way?

As travellers ourselves, we want to see the world as it is – something that the traditional tour package never quite managed to achieve in our eyes. Too often, a travel company just gives you a 5-day tour where they plan out the entire itinerary. Sure, there’s lots of people that are happy with that, but that’s not us.

Even when we buy a partner tour from a hotel or cruise line – they just put us on a bus to an attraction and let their guides show us around, while charging an exorbitant price. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could find locals who were willing to provide us a more authentic local experience? More down-to-earth, more personal, where you could truly see your destination like a local – what these big companies claimed to offer, but just never could?

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