Each week, we host a Twitter chat where travel-minded individuals come together to talk about exploring the world. No matter the topic, one theme always seems to emerge: Avid travelers search for ways to immerse themselves in a destination. Whether through food, music, or culture, we are all interested in learning how to do as the […]
The future of inflight Internet technology will soon make its way to a Virgin America flight near you. Gogo, which currently provides inflight Internet service for Wi-Fi enabled devices, announced last week it is working on the next generation of in-air online capabilities.
The annual Los Angeles Times Travel Show is a weekend-long flurry of activity, with destination-centric booths, dancers, speakers, music, and the chance to connect with some of the top names in the travel industry. At this year’s show one theme seemed to stand out: technology for travel.
In 2011, a different sort of social media presence emerged, seemingly out of nowhere, and landed at the top of many people’s “must-join” lists. Pinterest, an online pin board, has quickly become one of the best places to view images and research topics in categories such as home décor, fashion, food, and weddings. It has […]
How did we ever travel before the Internet and smartphones came along? Apps have become essential travel-planning tools, but it’s hard to figure out which ones are the best choices. We found some great apps designed to help you with everything from hotel reservations to currency exchange to flight tracking.
Technology is wonderful, but it’s not always accessible when you’re on the road, in the air, or trekking the globe – until now. Wappwolf is a new application that automates functions in your Dropbox folder and manages your files so that you don’t have to. And the best part about it is that it’s free! […]
The landing gear is up, your seat back is lowered and you are 10 minutes into your 18-hour flight. What to do with your mandatory reprieve from cell phone calls and text messages? Here are 7 downloadable games to keep you occupied until you touch down in paradise.
You might be surprised to find out what some of the world’s top travelers’ favorite iPhone apps happen to be. Ironically, many of their apps of choice have little or nothing to do with actually traveling. And as for the types of apps that have been deemed worthy, all have one thing in common — […]
When you travel to your next “bucket-list” locale, you’ll want to blend in with the scene and not whip out a three-inch guidebook that is as blatant as wearing white tennis shoes on the streets of London. It shouts to passer-byers, “I’m not from here!” So… instead, pull out your iPhone, join the world with […]