August is about to say goodbye, and it’s back to work, back to school, and back to chillier days for most us very soon. We won’t hide that here at Compare and Share we’re excited to get back into the thick of things - follow our blog and twitter for upcoming news - but before we do that, we wanted to share some late-summer news with you.
By Daniel de Filippis
Many of our British readers will be getting ready for the Bank Holiday Weekend, if they’re not already enjoying some time off! So we thought we’d put together something light and quirky for this weekend read!
A few months ago we ran the world’s very first - possibly, hard to fact check - BingoShare! at OxfordJam which went down a treat, so we’re taking a page out of our own book to create a mini-quiz on some of our favourite quotes on Sharing.
Did you know that the Ancient Greeks had over 30 words to describe love and all its complexities? This summer, the Southbank Centre’s Festival of Love have chosen seven of them to celebrate in their festival. Bringing together hundreds of artists, communities and partners, the Festival of Love is a two month extravaganza of events, performances, pop-ups and chats… and you can still catch the tail end of it before it closes at the end of August. From Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th of August head over to the Southbank to share a weekend of Eros & Ludus.
The sharing economy has been Identified by TIME Magazine as ‘one of the 10 Ideas that will change the world’; hailed by the Economist as a big trend with ‘immense potential’ and cited by Forbes as a new ‘disruptive economic force’. Week on week it’s making headlines all over the world, on screens and in publications on every continent...
By Harry Kelf
Rather than law-breaking, businesses such as Airbnb and Uber are responding to a changing landscape
Fancy travelling somewhere exotic this summer? well thanks to the Sharing Economy you can! With Compare and Share you are renting directly from the owner giving you a better deal and making friends along the way.
By Harry Kelf
The Sharing Economy has been in the headlines yet again, causing quite a stir. Compare and Share have been busy making sure that people know that there are over £3.5 trillion worth of spare goods in the world so that you can make and save money by trading shared goods.
May 29, 2014
With the World Cup opening ceremony on the 12th June fast approaching, we’ve chosen our top three places to stay in three of Brazil’s most popular destinations.
By Josh Alidina
London may not be revered as a place of great sharing, but we think Londoners are the greatest sharers in the world. To prove it, we have identified six ways that London wears its sharing heart right on its sleeve.
Sheffield has become the latest city to embrace the burgeoning Sharing Economy with an 80% increase in local users of Compare and Share in the past month. Since the surge in Sheffield users, Compare and Share have now signed up to become an official travel partner of the Sheffield DocFest to ensure the city is ready to welcome the 20,000 attendess from all over the world.