This makes this approach different from initiatives such as the Hospitality Club and Couch Surfing. It’s about local knowledge in the field of art and design, and not about a place to stay, sharing ideology or saving money. Actually it’s all about sharing particular information. Before I wrote about city surfing, in other words, exploring the art of exploring. How to find the good parties, best bars, clubs and shops in a city you’ve never been to?
If you’re willing to participate as a guide in your city, contact Mediamatic or register on the website. If you want to make use of the Mediamatic Travel services you may like to look around on the travel website or order the Mediamatic Travel catalogue for 2010, which is currently only available in Dutch.