The sound of samba at Rio’s carnival or rush hour traffic in New York can instantly teleport you back, but how well can you identify a place just by its soundscape? Try a fascinating quiz to find out.
(Springer) How electrons interact with other electrons at quantum scale in graphene affects how quickly they travel in the material, leading to its high conductivity. Now, Natália Menezes and Cristiane Morais Smith and a Brazilian colleague,...Show More Summary
A professor at the University of Waterloo created an interactive map with 49,603 historic points of interest. It’s meant to be a research project, but it’s actually a pretty fun tool for browsing sites and planning travel. Read more...
December is officially upon us. With the holiday season in full swing, we are more likely to encounter the unforeseen travel delays, frustratingly long lines, and triggering interpersonal interactions that tend to be commonplace this time of year. These situations can push our buttons and […]
Smart travel planners might begin trip research with the people in charge of a city’s tourism. Name: Guidezoomer.com What it does: An interactive map of the United States “zooms” you to visitor guides for states, cities and counties across the country. Discover things to do, places to stay and...
Breaking out of the confines of the conventional classroom and into the giant, interactive classroom that is the world, these families are engaging in self-directed, active learning on their travels.
Thanksgiving Flight Patterns is a cool animated, interactive data visualization from the NY Times TheUpshot that looks at where people traveled to for the Thanksgiving holiday last week. On the interactive version on the NY Times site, you can hover over any included city to see only those connections. Show More Summary
We stayed at the Mayor Capo Di Corfu, formerly the Aquis Capo Di Corfu) for a week in early October 2015, It was part of a dynamic package holiday from Travel Interaction, which was featured in the Travelzoo weekly newsletter. We paid a total of £688 for the holiday: £371 for an all inclusive seven […]
A new interactive map allows users to travel back in time to 1953 and get a glimpse of the German capital still without a wall, and still devastated by the Second World War.
Shopping mall travel agency shops are so 1999 and online booking needs more interaction, right? Wouldn’t you prefer to book after chatting to a virtual ‘bot’ that has more cognitive power and destination intelligence than a human being? Image Source: Delta Airlines Pressroom IBM is opening a new raft of UK [...]
The initiative is intended to save buyers time by giving them an interactive experience in the one location instead of travelling from home to home.
I am not a big fan of generic luxury hotels. I rarely travel for the sake of a hotel but some are an exception. If a property genuinely speaks to the region, says something about where it is and is an interactive place to be then I?ll travel to experience it. Show More Summary
Scripps Network Interactive has made the decision not to renew their content contract with Netflix. This means shows on HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel, and DIY will all be pulled from the Netflix library. According to Cinema Blend, Netflix has been removing content from their library left and right in the last few... Show More Summary
Here is your chance to win 100,000 AAdvantage miles for yourself and ten round-trip tickets for your company through what is known as the Business Extra travel program from American Airlines by playing an interactive word game afterShow More Summary
A traveling exhibition launching in London next week will finally give Star Wars fans a chance to embrace their own Jedi Knight—or their inner-Sith Lord. Star Wars Identities, created by Canada’s X3 Productions and featuring 200 props...Show More Summary
Scripps Networks Interactive is ending its distribution deal with Netflix for shows like Food Network's "Cutthroat Kitchen" and HGTV's "House Hunters." The programmer "made the strategic decision not to extend our SVOD agreement with...Show More Summary
Traveling can be incredibly stressful, so Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman (previously featured here) created two giant soft sculptures, a cat and a dog, for travelers to interact and relax with while they’re passing through the Holland Boulevard at Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport. Show More Summary
“Two Time Travellers Talking Turkey” by Closer Films documents a fascinating Skype conversation between Sam Klemke, a filmmaker who documented every year of his life since 1977 and Jeremiah McDonald, a YouTube vlogger who, in 2012, conducted an amusing interaction with his 12-year old self. Needless to say, these two “time traveling” men found that […]
Marriott is holding the first-ever Global Travel Day block party, at Rockefeller Center in New York City today. The hoteler is showcasing its 5,700 properties across 30 brands, located in more than 110 countries, through an interactive 4,140 square-foot map. Show More Summary
The travel website has been under pressure from animal welfare groups to help raise awareness among wildlife tourists about the impact of tourist-animal interaction.