We want people to be center of the attention and places to be in the background.Remember this is not a site where you can get cheap travel deals, this is a site which can "match" you with other travelers who have similar traveling interests.
Home page should include the following
1. A header that has buttons like login, sign up, destinations, holidays - elements related to travel and discovery of places
2. A large rotating background that shows cool places in a hi def image.
3. A search form including "From", "To", "Date"
4. A snapshot of recent travel plans added by travelers. For example "Hiking Mount Everest, looking for people to join me", "Going on a world tour, wanna join me", "Australia in Summers", "Traveling to New Delhi, Need travel companion for my parents", "Want to travel to Bahamas, looking for a buddy"
5. Photos of new users who signed up in a masonry of other cool formats
6. Feed of recent activity such as "Mia joined Xplor", "James got connected to Christina", "Rebecca posted a new travel plan" etc
7. Feed of recent photos, videos, checkins by users.
8. Map of places where people are traveling too. It could a map of the world with pins at destinations where people are traveling to. Hovering on the pin will show the profile pic of the traveler
9. A module that shows who got connected to whom by this website
10. A module that shows customer comments about the site experience
10. A footer