BubbleGlobe links travelers, locals for uniquely genuine outings

Could this be the website that finally gets you to book a local guide online? Name: What it does: It's a marketplace that connects travelers with locals for authentic experiences, guided tours and cultural activities in Paris; London; Rome; Barcelona, Spain; and New York. What's hot: I was skeptical because this is not a new idea, but when I looked at the experiences in Rome, where I'd be meeting family this summer, I got excited. The opportunities seemed more personal and unique — such as a tour of Rome from the back of a Vespa or a tailor-made culinary tour of Tuscany — than what I was finding on other local sites. Other fascinating...