Atlas Obscura Tabs

Atlas Obscura Tabs

Discover a hidden wonder with each new tab.

What is Atlas Obscura Tabs?
Atlas Obscura Tabs is a captivating browser extension for Chrome that takes you on a global journey with each new tab. With a single click, it offers you a glimpse of a unique sight from Atlas Obscura's vast database of nearly 20,000 individual and distinctive places. Click on an image to learn more or explore their comprehensive destination guide to plan your next adventure.
Stats
Users: 3,000+
Rating: 4.84 (19)
Version: 1.0.6 (Last updated: 2019-12-18)
Creation date: 2019-12-18
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides new tab: Yes
Permissions:
  • storage
  • https://atlasobscura.com/*
  • https://www.atlasobscura.com/*
  • http://www.atlasobscura.com/*
Size: 153.60K
Stats date:

Chrome-Stats Rank

Other rankings
#109 in Art & Design

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Summary

Atlas Obscura Tabs displays a photo of a hidden wonder from around the world with each new tab. Click into each photo to learn more about the place or explore Atlas Obscura's destination guide to start planning your next vacation. Entries from Atlas Obscura's database of almost 20,000 unique and unusual places are constantly being added, so the daily dose of wonder will never run out.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Provides escapism and a sense of adventure every time a new tab is opened
  • Beautiful images with interesting, insightful information
  • Enhances user experience by turning monotonous tasks into a learning opportunity
  • Promotes fascination and appreciation for world exploration and discovery
Cons
  • One user fears the takeover of technology on human jobs
Most mentioned
  • Transforms otherwise tedious tasks into intriguing explorations
  • Inspires travel or adventure
  • Beautiful, mesmerizing photography
  • Unique, interesting information
Recent reviews
Beautiful images (and some nice info) of beautiful places all over the world. It makes me wanna travel all the time to visit all the places presented by this extension. 🤩
by Zsuzsanna Vári Zsuzsanna Vári, 2022-07-30

I have thoroughly enjoyed discovering new and amazing things with every new tab. This has been particularly great during the pandemic when "travel" has been reduced to trips to the grocery store.
by Casey Peel Casey Peel, 2020-09-01

In the world of this pandemic, this extension is breath of fresh air, many thanks!
by Andrew Romanyshyn Andrew Romanyshyn, 2020-04-05
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Safety
Risk impact

Atlas Obscura Tabs is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Atlas Obscura Tabs has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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