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Next time you find yourself with a few spare hours to explore a new city, don't hole up in that hotel room, comfy though that bed may be. Download Mosey, a new, free app, and quickly piece together an itinerary based on tips and photos from fellow travelers. It's not the the first travel-data aggregator, but this SF-based startup sets itself apart with strong ties to social media. The New York Times' Frugal Traveler blog calls it "compellingly concise, attractive and useful."
The offerings for San Francisco include a fun Castro tour, which includes modern men's clothing store Maas & Stacks, a Saturday morning with mom, featuring a stop at all-natural nail salon Lux SF, and this "Strolling With Strollers" for the maternal user. If you're not quite ready to trust the social network, check out Mosey's own curated guides, or one from well-heeled guest curators including Kate Spade.
· Mosey [Official Site]
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