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New Spot Categories

August 4, 2011 Leave a comment

We have been waiting for some of the categories for quite a while now.  Looks like we have more specific options for Asian food, sports locations, and the highly anticipated generic School category.

In the order listed below:  Baseball Stadium, Thai Food, Baseball Field, Vietnamese Food, Tennis Court, Local Sports, Football Field, Soccer Stadium, and School:

Categories: Category, Check-Ins, Spots

Easy Gowallabies

July 28, 2011 Leave a comment

It’s pretty simple (hence the name).  Make it to Austin (1), checkin at Gowalla HQ (2), and pick up this pin (3).  See it really is as easy as 1, 2, and 3.

Hard Rocking Gowallabies

June 10, 2011 Leave a comment

So you earned the “Roadie” pin…good for you.  Now crank up that dial all the way past 10 and earn the “Up To 11” pin.  As the title suggests you need to check in to at 11 different live music venues to proudly rock this pin on your passport.

Green, and Growing Gowallabies

June 1, 2011 2 comments

So you can shop for produce in your local Supermarket, Grocery Store, or similar establishment… but there is nothing like connecting with the people who actually grow, make, and produce what you are about to put on your dining room table.  Gowalla has recently added the “Farmers Market” category for just such places.  So go out and grocery shop with Gowalla!

Categories: Category, Check-Ins, Spots

Refined Gowallabies

Never one to turn down a drink, especially one consumed at a vineyard or wine bar, some Gowallaphiles have a perfectly tuned wine tasting palate.  Break out your corkscrew and wine knife, and then check in at three of your favorite (or just convenient) wine bars or vineyards to receive the “Sommelier” pin.

Go Artsy With Gowalla

Gowallabies are a curious and exploratory sort.  We are apt to drop by an art museum or a sculpture and take a peek.  If you visit 5 different art museums or statues you’ll be the docent of this newly created “Curator” pin:

Gowallaby Road Warriors

May 10, 2011 1 comment

Whether it be for business or pleasure, check in at 3 different hotels and receive this “Room Service” pin.  It took me a while to figure out what it was, but even the key card slot on the door is smiling!  Gowalla has that affect on people…