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.

Discover 10 of the Coolest Airbnbs Around the World

From rustic yurts to converted 19th century chapels, we’ve highlighted 10 of the coolest Airbnbs that have been uploaded to Pao from around the world. These stays each offer something unique and are sure to transform your vacation into an unforgettable experience. Time to book your next trip!

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Celebrate Black History Month With These 10 Black-Owned Foodie Spots

To celebrate Black History Month, explore some of our favorite Black-Owned foodie finds around the world! We hope that by highlighting these spots, we can express our solidarity with the Black community and celebrate Black culture through food. These spots are as delicious as they are aesthetic, so go out and support these #paoworthy foodie finds this month and every month!

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