As advances in technology improve our everyday lives, they also make traveling more convenient. From jetlag-reducing apps and traffic maps to currency calculators and paperless tickets, gadgets are cutting costs and saving time every...Show More Summary
"Find yourself on this map," Caterina Fake said enthusiastically. Fake, widely known as the co-founder of Flickr, had just greeted me into the Findery office, an airy loft tucked inside a nondescript building in the Hayes Valley district of San...
The Hudson Valley, the historic area of New York State running up and down the mighty Hudson River, has dazzled travelers since the Dutch arrived and mapped the land in the 1600s, and most likely before then, too. The natural beauty is unrivaled—hills and mountains framing lush greenery, thick forests and open meadows. Show More Summary
Co-authored with Carolyn Miles As children we were fascinated when our school teachers rolled out the maps showing different parts of world. Even today as we've each traveled the world in our respective roles maps still hold a certain fascination and urgency to go beyond where we've been -- to move forward. Show More Summary
Like famed explorers Lewis & Clark, Amerigo Vespucci and Dora, autonomous vehicles will be at the mercy of whatever maps are available as they navigate the uncharted technological waters of the United States and beyond. Automobile News...Show More Summary
Sampling the different regional delicacies and ingredients available is one of the delights of traveling far away. But just crossing state lines can be enough to change up what shows up on your plate, as this map of the most distinctive foods in every state reveals. Read more...
Want to travel the world on a budget? How about for free? With Google Maps & Google Earth, you can... The post 17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps appeared first on Lifehack.
The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business by INSEAD professor Erin Meyer, that is. Whether you're a corporate or traditional diplomat, global traveler, government official, or passionate world citizen, this is the one book you should not miss. Show More Summary
If you plan on travelling internationally, be sure you have everything you need to charge up your devices. This map shows what sockets are common in each part of the world and the plugs you'll need there. Read more...
Visits aggregates your geotagged data to create interactive digital maps of your travels. You can always track where in the world you've been with old school pins on a map board, but if you want a more sophisticated, digital version,...Show More Summary
Every Friday is giveaway day, but today is bonus giveaway day. Comment to win! Over six years ago, Jodi Ettenberg quit her job as a lawyer to travel for what she thought was a year. She never returned to the law, opting instead to write about travel and food on her site, Legal Nomads. I…
According to travel blog Map Happy, if you switch your point-of-sale location to one in the destination country, you can find cheaper flights. Read more...
It’s probably for the best that Maroon 5 know a thing a thing or two about “Maps,” because they’re about to be traveling all over the world next year. Following the release of their latest studio album this week, V (have you streamed the album?), the troupe is now plotting to head across the world... More »
TORONTO (AP) — It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia."
Indoor mapping firm indoo.rs is trialling its beacon technology at the airport, delivering location-sensitive, voice-based directions via smartphones.
Then: an idea is born, and travels physically from one brain into its surroundings, perhaps taking years to reach new adopters a few bird’s eye inches away on the map, evolving at the rate that mouths and hands and words can carry it. Now:...Show More Summary
If you're looking to get the most from your airline rewards program, travel site Map Happy suggests using British Airlines. Since they use a distance based redemption chart rather than a flat rate based chart, your miles will go further. Read more...
Bing Maps is less popular than Google Maps, but the Microsoft-owned navigation service is still being updated on a regular basis. Today, it received some notable enhancements regarding public transit options in Japan, making it easier for locals and travelers to get around town. Show More Summary
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has issued advice to its citizens travelling in London that includes avoiding the most heavily Arab populated area of the City. The map of “danger areas” in London includes Edgware Road, a road famed for its Middle Eastern Cuisine which has various nicknames amongst locals such as 'Little Cairo' and 'Little Beirut'. Show More Summary