An app for the world's hidden gems

Pao (say “pow”) shows you the coolest spots in whatever city you’re in.

Share your favorites

Post your favorite spots from around the world. Pao will organize them into your own beautiful profile.

Find new favorites

Search through hidden gems only, no tourist traps or negative reviews. Only the best.

Use a simple interface

No information overload. Sleek design and minimalism is what Pao is all about.

Join a community

Pao users are doers who just want to find and share the coolest spots as they experience the world.

Get a feel for some Pao Spots

Check out our Pao Blog to get a feel for the hidden gems you’ll find on the app. From the best taco joints to secret European villages, Pao highlights the coolest finds around the world.

The Perfect Gift Guide for Shopping Small in San Diego, CA

If you’re looking to shop small in San Diego this holiday season, go no further! We’ve hand picked our top 10 small businesses in SD that have been uploaded to Pao and created a gift guide just for you! Scroll down to get some gift ideas for your loved ones this year at these amazing local shops!

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