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...
Without any input from you, Your Timeline shows where Google thinks you've been, when you arrived at and left each place, and how you traveled from one place to another.
If nothing else, President Obama has made a bit of history on his fourth trip to sub-Saharan Africa while in office. Obama landed in Kenya, his father's homeland, on Friday and traveled to Ethiopia on Sunday. Those visits marked the first time a sitting U.S. president had traveled to either nation. His travel plans, released […]
Travel News: Airfare Watchdog has the Top 10 Places Where The Dollar Goes Far. Road Warrior Voices has an Interactive Map That Shows How Countries Have Gotten Safer Or More Dangerous Over Time. Budget Travel has the 20 Best Destinations for Fall. Show More Summary
Search through your location history in Google Maps' travel timeline, learn how to save your Google+ Photos library, and get chatty with Outlook office mates via Microsoft's Send app.
Google is rolling out a new feature to Android and desktop users of Google Maps that allows people to see all the places they've visited. The feature, called Timeline, makes it possible to revisit locations within Maps to recall where you've been. Show More Summary
Google Maps introduces a new "timeline" option in the slide-out menu where "Explore nearby" used to be. This shows you a detailed view of your travels, plotting out locations and places on a map, how much time you've spent there, and even photos you took while there.
Google today announced the introduction of a feature in Google Maps called Your Timeline. The feature documents the places you’ve been and the roads you took to get there. Your Timeline is gradually rolling out on the Google Maps desktop website and Android app, product manager Gerard Sanz wrote in a blog post on the […]
What we know as the bottom of the North Sea was once a fertile plain occupied by hunter-gatherers – until a mega-tsunami wiped it off the map 8500 years ago
(Image credit: Google Maps) The enduring image of the story Gulliver’s Travels is Gulliver tied down while tiny Lilliputians walk over his body. The scene is recreated well at Gulliver’s Park in Valencia, Spain. An enormous likeness of Gulliver serves as a playground for children, who climb over him just like in the book (or movie). Show More Summary
Image via Howard F. As Los Angeles continues to move away from its car-centricity and towards streets that are safer for people who are walking, biking, and traveling via other non-car transportation, it's still pretty dangerous to be a...
Traveling this summer? Spotify wants to give you a taste of local music. Whether you're traveling in the coming months or unhappily chained to your desk for the entire summer, Spotify's new musical map may come in handy. Read Full S...
Monroeville's birdhouse project celebrated the 50th anniversary of Harper Lee's literary masterpiece. Photo by River Road Travels/Creative Commons Is it always good to go home? As readers grapple with the implications of Go Set a Watchman, the proti-Mockingbird novel...
By Marty Beene With many people headed off on vacations in the midst of the summer travel season, I was reminded of how I enjoy mapping out such a trip. But it’s also a great idea to map out your fitness plans for the year, especially if running is your thing. December is usually the
Meet the "eyes" of the New Horizons mission - the small Ralph instrument that has travelled for nearly a decade to map the dwarf planet Pluto and its moons.
First came National Journal’s travel tracker tool, an interactive map that allows you to see every town and event each presidential candidate has visited since November 2014: GOP breakfasts, peach festivals, church stops, parades, fundraisers. Show More Summary
Bing rolled out a completely redesigned version of Bing Maps with improved search and discovery features. The post New Bing Maps Includes Improved Search, Discovery, and Travel Planning Features by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
I’m just getting back from a family vacation in Italy and Amsterdam. I’m struggling a bit to get back into “work mode.” Nonetheless, I wanted to share some local search related thoughts and observations from my travel experiences, especially around TripAdvisor, Google Maps and Yelp, all of which I used very extensively — to my wife’s […]
Microsoft may have sold off some of its mapping assets to Uber last week, but almost as if to show that it’s still taking Bing Maps seriously, the company today announced a new preview release of Bing Maps for the web. Read More
Whether you travel the world to look at famous paintings, or merely Google them from the comfort of your office chair, art from different countries around the world provides a window into that country's history and soul. Picasso's "Guernica" is a famous record of the suffering of the Spanish Civil War, while the pop art […]