Who we areMeet the crew

Our Conviction: Traveling is a singular occasion to share & a wonderful medium for social impact.
Our DNA: we are the first social & collaborative platform dedicated to travel, worldwide.

Welcome to the backstage

We love to travel and to give

The three of us have traveled to almost every country in the world, getting involved in as many local and international social initiatives. Together, we have accumulated 30 years of humanitarian experience and as many trips!

To travel is to watch a film without filters. It’s to open our minds to both the beauty and the cruelty of the World. We wanted our community to have a significant positive impact on the countries it would visit. After all, isn’t it a universal custom to bring along a gift to a host?

Anouk

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Anouk

Design

I was born in Venezuela and became an interior designer in Paris. After working for ten years in China, I now run an international design studio in Europe. Traveling is for me an amazing source of inspiration and even more so when it's made of authentic local experiences. It is a way of life, a well-being on a daily bases which unquestionably requires, in order to exist, new digital solutions combining design & ergonomics and serving a concept that is very dear to me: hospitality.

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U2GUIDE dedicates 50% of net profit to fund meticulously selected active NGOs in the countries visited by our community. We are proud to be the first international social business to shape the economy with such a strong commitment. Enjoy the ride, you're a changemaker!

Paul

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Paul

Social Impact

I’m a Franco-Lebanese born in France. After studying and obtaining a degree in International Development & Management, I have been working for the past 10 years for many local and international non-profit organizations. I'm engaged towards social justice. I am convinced that there can be no sustainable change without alternative development models, such as social entrepreneurship and self-help groups, which stimulate local economies while restoring human dignity at community level.

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To me, traveling is much more than dropping my luggage in a place that appeals to me. It’s an ongoing opportunity to explore the world and its (bio) diversity. It’s about letting my curiosity wander around a street, here and there. Who more than a local guide or insider with similar passions to help you do that?

Éric

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Éric

Vision

I was born in France. After studying and obtaining a degree in Environmental Sciences, I worked successively as a Biologist, an Expert in Socio-economics and finally as Administrative and Financial Director for a large French industry. I have also chaired a local NGO in Cambodia for the past 10 years, thanks to which a few thousand Cambodians now have access to drinking water, health and education! I have and will always believe in social justice. Change is possible as long as we create new altruistic economic models. U2GUIDE is a concrete proof.

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