Travel for Innovators
Inspired travel is all about life-changing experiences. Travel to Silicon Valley and take the concept to a whole new level: learn from those who are changing the World.
"Andrea did a wonderful job designing an itinerary to suit three generations of diverse interests, and was flexible and responsive to last minute changes and requests. He showed us many hidden treasures of this beautiful region that would have missed we're it not for him."
- Heather on her journey in Italy
A possible, beautiful itinerary for you
A Revealing Tour of the Bay
Your exploration of Silicon Valley begins with a visit to the headquarters of some of the world’s most disruptive companies. Uber and Air BnB have changed their industries, through innovation and foresight, you would do well to listen carefully, and get a better map of the future. To learn about venture capital for startups, and the finances that fuel the Valley, is a valuable experience that provides new insights into the collaborative efforts that make this place a reality. Your head is teeming with ideas so you actually welcome a quiet tour of San Francisco. Probably, the only normal part of this trip.
A Stroll with Giants
Learn to navigate the dangerous ecosystem of startups with a serial entrepreneur as your mentor. He sets the stage for what is to come. Facebook is a place designed for creativity and inspiration, but nothing beats Google Campus when it comes to thinking outside the box. Silicon Valley is all about innovation, and you get to spend the afternoon with those committed to getting startups off the ground. Read more
Where the Like-minded Gather
The previous days have whetted your creative appetite. It is just the beginning. You study in a workshop by Stanford Design School that is meant to engage your whole brain and teach you to tackle problems in innovative ways. And who could speak of innovation without mentioning Elon? Test-drive a Tesla and explore the factory. Gain insights into the mind of the man that will make us a multi-planetary species. As if the day had not been stimulating enough, the evening mixer brings you close to like-minded innovators, entrepreneurs and bloggers. Now is the time to make connections and friends.
The Science of Amusement
Testing out the latest in Virtual Reality before lunch proves what Einstein said about creativity and intelligence. A visit to Netflix brings you back to a more businesslike mood, as you learn how innovation can disrupt a billion-dollar industry. Time to meet the future creators: minds who are pushing key industries to the limit. At GSVlabs, their job is to play with their imagination, they are charged with solving some of humanity’s more pressing problems. The evening brings something… a bit more esoteric: dinner with bitcoiners and cryptocurrency experts. You could say, that is one way to get insider’s tips.
At the Crossroads
Everywhere you turn, there is innovation. Coursera is changing the face of education, and you get to see the workings behind the company. However, the cherry on the cake, what you have been waiting for, is up next: Singularity Lab. Their exponential take on technology is likely to bring the next era in human history. Listen closely, you might have a part to play in it.