About Around Guides

Discover the world with Around Guides, the interactive guide. Your world is without borders.
Around Guides is a worldwide travel guide crafted from social media, combining user content from Flickr, Wikimedia, Foursquare and Google.


Around Guides is family-run and independent. We've traveled to 29 countries while creating this site.
Accommodation information is managed by Google. To edit an accommodation, please make your changes on Google Maps. To add a new accommodation, please add it to Google My Business. There is no need to contact us as Around Guides will automatically show any new information soon thereafter.


Photos provided by Flickr, Foursquare and Google under the copyright of their owners. Around Guides uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr.
Please contact us if you'd prefer to remove your Flickr photos from Around Guides. You can also remove your Flickr photos by selecting “Hide your photos from searches on 3rd party sites that use the API” in your Flickr account.

Terms of Use

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Around Guides uses the Google Maps API. By using this site you agree to Google's terms of service.

Privacy Policy

We collect information about use of this site using tracking cookies. Part of this information is collected using tracking cookies set by Google Analytics. We collect your IP address, your browser and operating system types, your visit date and time, the sections of this site which you visit, the web address from which you linked to this site and your search queries. We do not collect or use any personally identifiable information.
By using this site you agree to Google's privacy policy.

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