Caterina Fake is back. The cofounder of Flickr, who sold the photo sharing site to Yahoo in 2005 for $35 million, and later her human mapping site Hunch to eBay in 2011 for $80 million, unveiled her new travel app …
Headed to SXSW? You're not the only one. Many music hopefuls travel to Austin, TX this time of the year hoping to notice or be noticed. Like any adventure, it's good to have a map. Larry Butler brings us six ways to get the most mileage out of SXSW without breaking the bank. Show More Summary
Tom Waits’ public persona might be that of a bourbon-swilling junkyard denizen clad in pork-pie hat and an A-shirt. But, thanks to Tom Waits Map, he can be seen as a world traveler too, or at least someone with a good Rand McNally hookup. Show More Summary
British Airways gives quirky-but-booming Texas capital its 1st regular service to Europe.
Travel back in time and explore the geography of history from the comfort of your home with the new gallery of Google Maps.
If you’ve ever wondered which trails Lewis & Clark traveled for their famous expedition, or looked for maps of the best schools in your region, you may have found yourself scouring the web without much luck. The best results for your...Show More Summary
The world is vast and travel budgets finite, so looking for deforestation as it's happening all over the world is nigh impossible. That is, of course, unless you have an all seeing eye in the sky—and, hey, you know what, there are satellites orbiting over all of our heads right now. Show More Summary
One man has mapped all of the intercity bus and train routes in America. If you're car-free and don't like to fly, it's easy enough to get to and from major cities, but rural pockets can be 100 miles from the nearest bus or train station. READ MORE »
Google is making seven super-helpful changes to its Maps tool today, refinements that are particularly useful for travelers.
If there is a romantic bone left in my body, it’s the one that yearns for escape and self-discovery. I’m a sucker for travel and the idea of finding yourself...
Google Maps has a secret feature that's perfect for people who want to travel and escape the snow. Wired's Pranav Dixit explained that Google Maps has an awesome secret feature that lets you find directions when you don't have a strong connection to WiFi. Show More Summary
Via Public Domain Review: "The Open Country of Woman’s Heart, Exhibiting its internal communications, and the facilities and dangers to Travellers therein” (1830s), by D.W.
The more red you see on FlightAware.com's graphic, the worse it is for air travelers. The snow and ice storm that's moving up the East Coast has forced airlines to cancel or delay thousands of flights.
Just before the Lunar New Year, Baidu launched a heat map tracking trips made by Chinese travelers during Chunyun, and now the same technology has been applied to another mass migration: people who are getting the hell out of Dongguan after the huge prostitution bust that went down earlier this week. [ more › ]
If you were to plot all of the geographical mentions in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, you’ll get this Google Map navigated eBook that plots a journey of 17,527 miles. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Apple is the Big Apple on this map. (Credit: Martin Vargic) Come vacation time, why not take a ski trip to the Socialization Mountains, or travel endlessly back and forth between Twitch and SkyDoesMinecraft along the YouTube coast of...Show More Summary
Great news for globetrotters who like to impress their friends with their travels: Now, instead of having to sacrifice a big chunk of wall space for a giant map covered in thumbtacks, they can downgrade to this clever and compact cork-covered globe. Read more...
In 2010, backpacking enthusiast and travel blogger Bill Passman decided to get a tattoo of a world map on his back after seeing a similar tattoo on a fellow backpacker. Instead of making little marks on his back, as the woman with the tattoo that inspired him suggested she would do, Passman decided to have [...]
Many Americans travel to Europe or Asia and are amazed at the ease of traversing long distances via rail or bus. But when it comes to the land of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, it seems impossible to navigate the
Bill Passman is a world-wide backpacker. One day, while sitting in a bar in Honduras, he spotted a woman with a world map outline tattoo. She told him that she planned to add a red dot in every nation that she visited. Passman loved the idea and decided to get his own map tattoo on his back. Show More Summary