What to do in London this Weekend


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London Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: What’s On in London this Weekend (12-14 January)

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January 12, 2018

Here at KOMPAS, we pride ourselves on being pretty in the know about what to do in London. Today and every Friday from now on, we’re taking it upon ourselves to share with you the knowledge you need to answer that age-old Friday afternoon question: what are you doing…

Take a train or bike ride along the coast


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Exeter

5 Day Trips You Can’t Miss While Living in Exeter

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January 11, 2018

 Don’t let the weather put you off! Why not pull on your boots and discover what’s outside the city walls? Exeter is surrounded by green rolling hills, blue coastlines and heritage towns, filled with independent restaurants and cafes with innovative menus often using local produce. Whether it’s a riverside…

Berlin Cultural Events


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Berlin

The Best Cultural Events in Berlin this January

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January 9, 2018

As the weather in Berlin hovers consistently at just above freezing, the post-holiday blues are setting in. The grey months of January and February will challenge even the most optimistic, forward-looking of people to stay motivated. Luckily for Berliners, some fantastic events are taking place in the city this…

How to Eat Your Christmas Tree


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London

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in London

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December 28, 2017

With Christmas behind us, it’s the time of the year to start thinking about how we will be better people next year. Countless people jump on the bandwagon of New Year’s resolutions every January and promptly fall of it by the end of the month. That’s understandable: after all,…

How Technology Will Change Travel


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Traveltech

5 Ways Technology Will Change Travel in the Next Decade

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December 21, 2017

Last week, I wrote about the ways in which technology has changed the way we travel in the past 10 years. If you missed Part 1, head over there now. Today, we’re looking ahead to the next decade in travel tech.
Language won’t be a barrier anymore
Once, travellers were…

KOMPAS is Crowdfunding!


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App Developments Keeping up with KOMPAS

KOMPAS is Crowdfunding!

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December 18, 2017

Phew… What an eventful year it’s been. In 2017, we’ve launched the KOMPAS app on iOS and Android, expanded to 6 cities, and grown our user base from zero to over 19,000. Now, we’re excited to announce that we’ve just launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £400,000. We couldn’t…


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Keeping up with KOMPAS

5 Ways Technology Has Changed Travel in the Past Decade

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December 12, 2017

In the 21st century, technology’s reach has extended over just about every aspect of our daily lives. Travel is no exception. Traveling is easier and more accessible than ever before, thanks to the development of technology and online services. Here are a few of the ways in which technology…


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KOMPAS Stories London

KOMPAS Stories: Brendan’s Shoreditch

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December 7, 2017

In this edition of KOMPAS Stories, the series in which we interview Londoners about their favourite place in the city, Brendan tells us about why he loves Shoreditch, and in particular, Old Street. 

The first place that came to mind was Campus London, around Old Street. I love it because…


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Exeter

5 Exeter Events You Won’t Want to Miss this Christmas

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December 5, 2017

It’s Christmas time again and we are getting excited. We can’t wait to start shopping, decorating our trees, and having abnormally large amounts of mulled wine. For a small city like Exeter, it’s surprising how many good Christmas attractions there are, but it can be hard to find out…


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KOMPAS Stories London

KOMPAS Stories: James’ Haggerston

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November 30, 2017

The KOMPAS Team have been chatting with some Londoners about their favourite place in the city, and why it means so much to them, for a project called KOMPAS Stories. This week, we’ve been speaking to James, who gave us a fresh perspective on his stomping ground of Haggerston.

I…