I’m so thankful that I can do my nomad thing in an era where now-indispensable travel resources like Google Maps, TripAdvisor, WiFi, and Airbnb exist. They make what I do entirely possible. With Airbnb, I can bounce around and set up...Show More Summary
Exceptional works relating to Egypt and the Middle East are set to be the highlight?s of Sotheby?s forthcoming sale of Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History in London on 15 November. The sale contains books, manuscripts, maps, and...Show More Summary
In 1165, Benjamin of Tudela, a medieval Spanish Jewish traveler, approached the city of Mosul on the banks of the Tigris. A visitor, even a thousand years ago, could marvel at its antiquity. "This city, situated on the confines of Persia, is of great extent and very ancient," he wrote in the chronicle of his journey. He […]
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
Air travelers in India will have to make do with no Wi-Fi connectivity on planes for now as the government continues to have security concerns. SEE ALSO: Wi-Fi passwords from airports around the world in one brilliant map Back in August, aviation secretary R. Show More Summary
The Great Clown Panic of 2016 shows no signs of slowing down. The Russian government warned citizens traveling to Britain to beware of clowns in that green and pleasant land. Moscow sees right through clowns' antics to the horror underneath:...
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Airports are generally terrible places. But airports without WiFi are utterly soul destroying. Travel blogger and computer security engineer, Anil Polat, is someone who would peddle that kind of theory, and as such has taken matters into his own hands with an interactive airport WiFi map designed to make flying that bit more bearable. Travellers […]
Is there anything more annoying than having to pay for Wi-Fi, that basic of human rights? Anil Polat, a travel blogger and computer security engineer, is doing the world a solid by creating an interactive map — which he regularly updates...Show More Summary
Prefer to travel cross-country by rail? If you're an iPhone owner, you no longer need to fire up a third-party app to plan your trip. Apple Maps has introduced support for Amtrak train routes across North America -- if you want to navigate all the way from Los Angeles to Toronto while seeing the sights, you can make it happen. Show More Summary
“Atlas Obscura” (Workman Publishing, hardcover, $35), however, is more an encyclopedia of those fun facts (as well as some gruesome, bizarre and baffling facts). According to the authors, it’s a guide to “the curious, out-of-the-wayShow More Summary
I want to plan a trip through England while I'm traveling on the train, but I can't guarantee I'll always be online. Is there a way to download maps in Windows 10 Microsoft Maps so I can use them even when offline? The post How do I work with Windows 10 Maps Offline? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Google has released a cheat sheet which shows all the different voice commands users can make while traveling and using Google Maps.
The unknown hit the USS San Francisco like a torpedo. On January 8, 2005, the nuclear submarine was barreling along at 38 miles per hour, 525 feet beneath the surface. Such vessels often travel in virtual blindness, forgoing radar and its telltale pings; the crew relied on seafloor charts to navigate. Show More Summary
As we approach the end of the year, many travelers will set out on holiday road trips to visit family and friends, near and far. Whether you’re driving solo, or don’t want to assign navigator duties to your passengers, it just got easier...Show More Summary
The internet is an ocean of digital photos. With the ease of smartphone cameras, people snap endless numbers of pictures of their food, dogs, cats, kids, clothes, travels and everyday experiences. More than 1.8 billion digital images...Show More Summary
Australia has had to change its position on world maps four times in the past 50 years. The country happens to be located on one of the world's fastest-moving tectonic plates, travelling about 2.7 inches north per year. That's almost...Show More Summary
MailOnline Travel has compiled a map which showcases cities that at various points throughout history were the most popular in the world; including Jericho, Alexandria and London.
This small, round device attaches to a sideview mirror to display maps for safer traveling