On first take, Trippy simply appears to be yet another interpretation of Pinterest—which it clearly uses as a source of inspiration. But beyond this, you find that the site actually solves a very real problem in a beautiful way. If you travel to Paris, it isn’t like you’re the first one to do so. This system lets you easily get advice and tips from others who have gone before you. In this case, an animated slide show helps you digest the intention of the application. As with many web-based applications, helping people “get it” is perhaps the most important first step.
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