For years I found the idea of geocaching to be fascinating but was convinced it couldn’t possibly be accessible to the likes of me; surely geocaching was only for mountain climbers and wilderness explorers with fancy GPS systems. One day after hearing about an interesting (and now largely defunct) phone game called CodeRunner it finally all clicked for me: oh yeah, there’s a GPS in my phone!
Beginning this Friday masses of people will descend on Downtown Staunton, many dressed in whimsical wizarding garb, to celebrate the second annual Harry Potter festival in town. What was last year the Queen City Potter Party has recently switched monikers to Queen City Mischief & Magic, but that’s not the only difference. The number of businesses involved this year has more than doubled and instead of being a single-day event, the celebration will go all weekend from Friday to Sunday. Thousands of people showed up in Staunton last year to join the magical revelry and this year, we expect no less.
When the final Potter films were still coming out, it was easy to feel like the end of an era was actually upon us. The huge book release parties held at bookstores across the world and the conventions with thousands of attendees in costume would surely die off as the final chapters hit the screens. But somehow we seem to still be living in the A...
We are excited to announce the launch of a brand new version of Traipse! This fresh new look is the culmination for our efforts to bring you nothing but the best as we add new cities to our repertoire. We collaborated with our users to make this app more user-friendly and appealing. With more themes and locations in the works, we are thrilled to present this amazing new identity combined with what we did best - help you explore streetscapes, historic landmarks, and locally owned businesses. And we really hope you like it too. Cheers!