You are here …and here. This is, apparently, the directions to Schrödinger’s elevators in the Möbius building. Or maybe you are there to meet yourself traveling back from the future, in which case you should run -or take an elevator- to avoid a paradox. Show More Summary
With Paris' eight palace-hotels all vying for the top spot in the luxury traveller's heart, standing out from the rest isn't always easy, especially when it comes to lobby dining outlets, which often stretch to being soulless affairs serving quick bites and afternoon tea - but not at the Four [...]
Here's a new, easy-to-build list-making app that pinpoints places on a map so you can tag and save your favorites.
Itineraries, maps, time-killers, and more. The only thing worse than traveling is traveling all…day…long. Between the layovers, the delays, the endless lines, it's a wonder we don't see more modern-day meltdowns. Read Full Story
Mapbox has signed a partnership with Runkeeper, in a move that will leverage the route data traveled by runners and cyclists to create a more comprehensive mapping product. Anonymized and aggregated routes publicly shared by Runkeeper will be incorporated into not only Mapbox, but also OpenStreetMap, the open source mapping tool. In its first outdoor-focused […]
These strip maps of roads around London come from an atlas printed in 1790 by mapmaker John Cary. For travelers moving on foot or on horseback, the level of local information in Cary's maps allowed for better planning of stops and provisioning. Show More Summary
Traveling with Google Maps is like having a personal guide with you. With this app, you can travel to any corner of the world and never have to worry about becominglost. The app offers you the chance to embark on exploring various countries and go on a bit of adventure. After all, it is good […] The post Google Maps – Is It Good For Adventures? appeared first on Boosh Articles.
Navigating or traveling to a remote place that you have never been to before and that requires Google Maps can be a massive challenge without access to The Internet. This does not mean that the absence of Internet connectivity should jeopardize your use of Google Maps in a remote place. Show More Summary
LONDON — If you're a fan of music and maps and bloody hard quizzes, step right this way. Travel site Expedia UK have designed a devilishly difficult interactive that asks you to pinpoint where in the world bands with geographical names...Show More Summary
No matter how advanced phone mapping technologies have become, stepping into an airport takes you back several decades into the era of physical maps. With no other way for unseasoned travels to get around besides large map kiosks, airport...Show More Summary
Created by Jack & Jenn at Who Needs Maps - When travelling to Asia, getting access to local currency is essential. Whether you need the Yuan, Rupiah, Ringgit, Peso, Rupee or Kip, if you’re spending money outside your home country, it will have to be done in the local currency. Show More Summary
'Map of Matrimony' by George Skaife Beeching, c1880. (Photo: Courtesy Barron Maps) Cartography is all about creating accurate, detailed maps so that travelers know what to expect when setting out on a journey. But not all of these journeys...Show More Summary
Lucas Janzsoon, Du Miroir de la Navigation, 1590. Image courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection. Ever since humans have felt the primal pull of distant shores, the sea has been integral to the way we travel and do business. But navigation...Show More Summary
LEGO Worlds’ roadmap takes in some very welcome new features. LEGO Worlds developer Traveller’s Tales is proving pretty communicative on its Early Access building game, providing details on what the team has in the pipeline at present. In a new Steam Community post, the developer said it’s working on making underwater areas explorable. Players will […]
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Google's new Your Timeline feature shows all the places you've visited, using your smartphone's GPS. Learn how to use to your advantage.
This has been a difficult wildfire season for California. Due to record drought conditions in California, a wildfire can start easier, burn longer, and travel farther. Cal Fire, a wildfire fighting agency, tweeted an interactive map that shows there are around twenty-five active wildfires throughout California as of right now. Show More Summary
You can plan ahead all you want, but a vacation is often at the mercy of the weather wherever you’re traveling to. And that inspired designer Camilla Hempleman to create a special map, printed with thermochromatic ink, that changes color to reveal the best places to visit based on the local weather. Read more...