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Travel Tip: How to Catch Fall Foliage at the Right Time
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Catch Fall Foliage at the Right Time

There are lots of places around the country where you can catch fall foliage, but the key is to go at the right time. Otherwise, you might end up taking… Read More…

Travel Tip: Robots are Taking Over Travel
Apps & Technology / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Robots are Taking Over Travel

A couple of weeks ago, I joked about how robots are taking over customer service. Well, guess what, folks? It looks like the future is already here. Over in Cupertino,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Running Late? Check Out These Traffic Apps
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Running Late? Check Out These Traffic Apps

We all know that texting and driving is a big no-no. But what if you’re stuck on the road and running late? Well, if you can operate your phone safely,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why You Should Start Using Restaurant Apps
Apps & Technology / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why You Should Start Using Restaurant Apps

We’ve seen technology become an essential part of the traveling experience. But, what about dining? Check out some of these new restaurant apps. You’ve heard of Open Table, where you… Read More…

Road Trip Apps to Make Your Drive Easier
Apps & Technology / Car Travel

Road Trip Apps to Make Your Drive Easier

Whether you’re on a road trip or navigating a new city, a few helpful apps on your smartphone might make the driving experience a whole lot easier. We’ve rounded up… Read More…

Use These Gadgets to Keep Your Devices Charged Before Flying
Apps & Technology / Travel Gadgets

Use These Gadgets to Keep Your Devices Charged Before Flying

We’ve all been there, and many of us more than once: you’re rushing to change planes when you notice that your phone battery is officially in the red zone. You don’t have time… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Book Activities While You’re Traveling
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Book Activities While You’re Traveling

Okay, so you’ve booked your tickets and your hotel. Wondering how to book activities while you’re traveling? Thanks to technology, there are ways to find and research the best activities… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airlines Are Now Offering Automated Check-In
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airlines Are Now Offering Automated Check-In

Technology has made it easy to check into flights before we leave the house. Now, the latest trend is automated check-in, which saves you another step in the process. Checking… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why Homeland Security Cracked Down on Mobile Devices
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Homeland Security Cracked Down on Mobile Devices

In the past few weeks, you may have noticed travelers facing a lot more security regarding their cell phones and other electronics. Here’s what’s happening…and why. Passengers entering the U.S…. Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Make International Calls
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Make International Calls

In theory, communicating when you’re abroad is easier than ever. But for technophobes—yours truly included—the information can be hard to navigate. Here’s how to make international calls. Data, browsing, and… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Read a Map Offline
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Read a Map Offline

There are several ways get directions on your smartphone or tablet. But until recently, you needed a Wi-Fi signal or 3G connection to access that information. Here’s how to read… Read More…