Playfully experience a city
LIKE A LOCAL
We believe in preserving and promoting the authenticity of cities through the power of play.
Changing how you discover cities
Whether you’re a traveller or a local, we want to give you the opportunity to playfully experience a city. During our self-guided city discovery games, you solve a trail of riddles and unlock a city’s authentic stories. You will find the best hidden and local spots – and wander off the beaten path. All our adventures are created by locals who love sharing their city’s secrets.
“Forget Pokemon Go, discover real and fascinating hidden treasures in cities all over Europe. Written for the curious by the curious for a truly unique city experience.” – Andrew Hughes, Advisor
Our journey so far…
The early days...
Secret City Trails was started by Kristina (Slovak) and Wendy (Dutch) in Amsterdam.
In this picture: one of our first brainstorming sessions in Kristina’s garden
Work hard, play hard
It all started as a side project which we created because we are so passionate about turning cities into playgrounds…
In this picture: we play when everyone else goes home (@WeWork Amsterdam)
We got invited and supported by accelerators from Beta-i, Startup Lisboa, FutureNow, Altice, Booking.com and (let’s see!)
In this picture: Swen (Tech Lead) and Kristina at Booking.com.
A community of local creators...
We’ve grown from a side project to a marketplace for city discovery games created by locals.
In this picture: Some of our game builders gathering for dinner!
We’re here for you. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call. Kristina, +351961515580. Wendy, +351961515629.
Looking for a creative side project? Become a game builder with us.
Want to help us grow our venture? Check our vacancies.
We’re registered as Cosmikpanther LDA, in sunny Portugal under company VAT registration PT514755814. We’re incubated by – and work from – Startup Lisboa in Lisbon.