Flying a drone requires knowing the laws. If you travel with the drone, you need to get familiar with the laws of the country you’re visiting. To make this easier, foXnoMad has created a map that shows you the drone laws of every country in the world. Show More Summary
A $367 British Airways ticket has me traveling to Prague, Czech Republic again for my third trip in the past year. I created a Google Map with 23 chain hotels and reward rates. These hotels represent all the major chains with reward nights for loyalty points, except Hyatt. Show More Summary
Next month I am heading to Nice and Monaco on the French Riviera. In travel planning I generally seek to balance earning and burning points and align my hotel stays with best value promotions and low rates. During two weeks in Europe...Show More Summary
We’re officially into summer vacation here in the U.S., which means it’s time to hit the road. We’ve collected the top destinations people are searching on Google Maps this summer, so you can find travel inspiration whether you want a hike, a city view or a ballgame. Show More Summary
As Belinda Bradley says, “Google Maps is an essential app for navigation and travel”; unless you happen to be one of the 65 million people rolling around the globe on wheels – like her mom, Mary. Last month, Bradley started an online petition, asking Google to make Maps more reliable for people with disabilities. Show More Summary
Saving money while traveling is like the holy grail. If you haven’t already, check out our tricks for finding cheap flights and our list of the best hotel search engines. But what about driving? Being behind the wheel is already expensive enough. Show More Summary
How do people orient themselves when they are in a new area? How do we use street signs or houses, for instance, to estimate the distance we have traveled? Put simply: how do we update our mental map? Neuroscientists have been studying such questions in animals to learn about the basic principles of spatial cognition. Show More Summary
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For the first time since 1918, an eclipse will travel across the entire United States. Here’s a map of the eclipse’s path, how to view it and why it matters so much to scientists.
As "Game of Thrones" nears its end, it doesn't have time for travel. In earlier seasons, we'd spend all ten episodes watching characters travel, some not even getting to their destination by the end of the season. For example, in season...Show More Summary
Birds have an impressive ability to navigate. They can fly long distances, to places that they may never have visited before, sometimes returning home after months away.
When I was pregnant with my now two year old daughter, my mom, my five year old, and I traveled together to Spain. This was a Christmas gift to my mom as she was a Spanish teacher who had a map of Spain on her classroom wall for decades, but hadn’t yet gotten a chance to visit. Show More Summary
Oh, the places you’ll go A big part of travel is documenting and planning your next trip, so world aficionados should love this cardstock wall map that holds an extra surprise. Not only does it serve as a handy geographical reference...Show More Summary
Never get lost in an airport again. Air travel is often frustrating, as we all know, but TripIt is doing its best to smooth out the experience with a new feature in its app that takes airport maps to a new level. Its new in-app airport...Show More Summary
Warning: Only committed travelers allowed. If you have a never-ending case of wanderlust, this awe-inspiring ink is perfect for you. Check out all 35 of our most favorite tattoos from those who roam the globe. Related These 61 Map Tattoos Will Give You Major Wanderlust
Travel to different parts of the country, and you hear different types of music on replay. Josh Katz for The Upshot mapped the regionality based on the popularity of artists… Tags: music, Upshot, YouTube
This new infographic looks at the various ways in which you can use Google Maps to find things, highlighting relevant opportunities for businesses.
DroneMate is an app I created that shows you the international rules for flying a drone in every country in the world. Available for iOS and Android, the DroneMate map is updated regularly from official sources, to make sure the information is as current and accurate as possible. Show More Summary
When we think of transportation in the United States, we don't always think of rivers. But according to designer Theo Rindos, the country's waterways once were and still worthy of travel. He designed a subway-style map of America's major rivers inspired by Harry Beck's 1933 London Underground Tube Map. Show More Summary
While over at the house of my friend and fellow game writer and gnome, Tracy Barnett, I recently found my eyes wandering to his map of “haunted” locations in Ohio. He had picked up the map as a resource so that he could travel to different locations near him as weekend trips and see different […]