Map and Trip Details Courtesy of FreeWorld.travel What is there to say about LOT? First of all, if you are expecting Polish jokes – those are no longer politically correct. Second, if you are expecting me to say I loved my flight experience, I didn’t. Show More Summary
Building their digital presence since the launch of their site and webshop in 2012, the guys at Independent Map Co. take things to paper with the release of their first map documenting the North West port town and the city they … The post Introducing the Independent Map Co. Travel Guides appeared first on Selectism.
What a question! Do you still need maps to hike a Triple Crown Trail? But an honest one, since the Appalachian Trail is so well blazed, signed, and heavily traveled that you can often just follow the groove eroded in the ground, the white blazes or other hikers headed your way. But despite advances in technology […]
Back in 2013, I wrote a blog post about how I would choose my next travel destination using “The Big Mac Index“. For those unfamiliar, The Big Mac Index is an interactive map used to measure the purchasing power between two currencies...Show More Summary
Metro's switch-over to a letter-based naming system for its rail system may be exciting, but with five lines under construction, there's still a long way to go before that fancy new map is a reality. The Gold Line Foothill...
Researchers have used Google Maps tech to create zoomable "maps" of the human body. No, you won't need Dennis Quaid to travel to the Innerspace of your body—just a little Google Maps know-how. Researchers at the University of South Wales,...Show More Summary
Every hunter knows how difficult it can be to find out information about (or simply find) public hunting areas. Luckily, if you're in Illinois (or planning on traveling there to hunt this year), the guys at Engineered Pursuit have you covered. They'v...
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. A 1935 promotional map for Pacific Greyhound shows the long reach of the bus company, when its regular schedules were combined with routes of regional affiliates. Show More Summary
Shifting terrain, unexpected roadblocks, and surprise attacks can be conquered only by travelers who can think and act without detailed instructions.
New Orleans — ?Multimillionaire murder suspect Robert Durst had rolled ?joints, ?travel books and maps that showed Cuba, Florida and New Orleans and a flesh tone mask with salt?-and-?pepper hair...
Google’s iOS app Field Trip, a cool background app that alerts you to interesting things around you as you travel, now features notable women from history. If you check the Spark: Women on the Map option in the app, it will point out sites where women have played an important role in our past. Google worked with gender equality […]
Rumor: Map shows optimal route for driving across the USA and hitting major landmarks in every state.
Travel site Thrillist has created a subway map of Manhattan based on judgmental generalizations about what goes on in various neighborhoods in New York City’s most densely populated borough. The map highlights some of the largest enclaves of bros and the best spots to buy hats. Unless you’re trying to get somewhere, the Manhattan subway […]
Google Maps announced in a blog post Thursday that it has officially made it to Mount Everest. Google has teamed up with Ava Sherpa, a Nepalese mountaineer who has reached the summit of the world’s most famous mountain a record 21 times as well as nonprofit Story Cycle to bring the rest of the world digitally to the Khumbu region in Google Maps. Show More Summary
If you ask an avid traveler whether they prefer the high-touristy destinations or the ones off the map, they’ll usually choose the latter. It’s exciting to visit a place that is untouched, especially if you really want your vacation to be a... via JustLuxe.com
Six months ago, the chilly and nondescript mountain village of Comas had no real meaning for us. We couldn’t find it on a map, nor had we any plans to be there during its old annual harvest festival. In any other context, we would have...Show More Summary
These wood maps collect bottle caps from your favorite beers, turning an empty span of wall into a cool, personalized piece of art. Whether you’re a road warrior, international traveler or like to drink close to home, there’s a map for you.
Remember when Google Maps started letting you compare travel time between "driving, walking, public transport?" Probably not, because we take it for granted. Now Ford is experimenting with a vehicle-and-nav-system pairing that's just as versatile. Read more...
For the first time in his half-a-century of filmmaking, David Cronenberg has traveled to Hollywood to make a movie—and not just any movie, mind you, but one that’s actually about Hollywood. Even coming from the director who once instructed James Spader to fuck a leg wound and Jeff Goldblum to peel off his own fingernails, the results are not pretty. Show More Summary
Are you and your wedded-to-be world travelers? Did you meet on a backpacking trip? Planning a destination wedding? Give a little nod to your traveling tendencies with this super easy DIY project!