Even though 2019 hasn’t come to an end yet, we want to look back to the amazing experiences our locals have given to travelers last year. We especially would like to highlight some locals that impressed the most!
Meet our top 11 most awesome locals of 2019!
P.S. if you want to know more about one of them, just click their name and view their profile.
1. Seowon from Seoul
The number one Hi,hi Guide of 2019 is Seowon from Seoul! You can ask Seowon to show you any place in Seoul and she will take you there. As traveler Andrej described: ‘It didn’t feel like a tour, but like a friend showing you her city.’
2. Rahul from Paris
Rahul is a worthy runner-up. He has a true sense for the French taste. You can wake him up for freshly baked baguettes, delicious wines and tasty French cheese. So, if you want to stuff your bellies full, Rahul makes sure you will.
3. Dorottya from Lisbon
Law student Dorottya wants travelers to fall in love with her city just like she did. And that’s exactly what she does when showing you around. Everyone who went on a tour with Dorottya kept Lisbon in a special place in their hearts.
4. Dove from Hong Kong
Born and raised Hong Kongese Dove doesn’t just show sights to travelers, she loves to share stories and talk about her life experience living in Hong Kong. This personal touch you will get a true local feeling of what living in Hong Kong is like.
5. Marcela from Rome
Friendly Marcela always has a smile on her face. Unfortunately for us, she decided to travel around the world, so we have to miss her on our platform for a while. But she will probably be back soon. Happy Travels!
6. Ceagan from Cape Town
This true Cape Town local drives travelers around in his own car. He loves sharing stories about the history of Cape Town and South Africa. If you are in town, it might be a wise decision to discover it with Ceagan!
7. Jinny from Seoul
Jinny is an expert in finding the best instagrammable places in Seoul. She loves combining traditional and modern elements into one shot. The perfect local for your photography tour!
8. Nadia from Paris
Last year, Nadia was the Hi,hi Guide of the year and this year she is again in the top list. This talkative expat from Argentine knows a lot about the history of Paris and is eager to share it with travelers visiting the city.
9. Anna from Saint Petersburg
If you want to get a taste of Saint Petersburg’s local beverages and delicacies, Anna is the right local to go with. Her personal favorites include Korushka, a small fish with some Horseradish Vodka or Medovukha, a honey-based drink. Is your mouth watering already?
10. Joseph from Copenhagen
This American-Danish student has a deep love for local Danish history and culture. His storytelling ensures you want to know more and more and more. So, make sure to select the right amount of hours when you book him!
11. Natasha from Paris
Being a professional photographer and a true foodie, Natasha is a real allrounder. According to traveler Kishor, ‘she can navigate Paris like a pro’, which also comes in handy when you want to discover the city 😉
Congratulations, everyone! We are 100% sure that 2020 will be even more inspiring than 2019. Wherever you go, go local!