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Travel Tip: Portable Chargers You Can Use On the Road
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Portable Chargers You Can Use On the Road

What’s the most frustrating thing about carrying our high-tech gadgets on the road? Keeping them charged, of course. How many times have you found yourself plugging multiple gadgets into your… Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: How an Online Travel Agency Left Me in the Cold
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / The Travel Detective® Blog / Travel Tools

Travel Detective Blog: How an Online Travel Agency Left Me in the Cold

In the most recent blizzard to hit the East Coast, almost every major airline issued a “weather waiver” for passengers stranded by the storm. What the waivers stipulated was that… Read More…

Travel Tip: Sign Translator Apps and Technology
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Sign Translator Apps and Technology

We’ve talked about using apps to help translate languages in foreign countries. But what about translating signs or menus? Well, that technology is here. Google just released an update to its… Read More…

Travel Tip: Best New Laptops for Travelers
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Best New Laptops for Travelers

You might think that between smartphones, tablets, and wearable technology, laptops are on their way out. Not so fast. Computer manufacturers are still in the game, and even though laptops are… Read More…

10 Instagram Travel Accounts to Follow
Apps & Technology / Pop Culture Travel

10 Instagram Travel Accounts to Follow

If you’ve ever wanted to quit your job and travel the world—but for one reason or another, can’t—you can always live vicariously through the photos of others. We discovered ten… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Stay Fit with the Latest Technology
Apps & Technology / Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Stay Fit with the Latest Technology

How are those New Year’s resolutions holding up? It’s not easy to maintain healthy habits on the road, but there are some devices that can help. Here’s how to stay… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Online Travel Agency Bookings
Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Online Travel Agency Bookings

You’ll hear me talk a lot about the lost art of the conversation, and why it’s important to talk to a human instead of doing all your travel transactions online…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Getting Deals With Last-Minute Travel Apps
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Getting Deals With Last-Minute Travel Apps

You may not consider yourself a spontaneous person, especially when it comes to travel. But with the rise of last-minute travel apps, you may just be convinced otherwise. You’ve heard… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Parking Space Apps
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Parking Space Apps

What’s the most annoying thing about driving in a busy city or attraction? Remembering where you parked your car. The good news is your smartphone can save the day—with parking… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Leave Voice Messages
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Leave Voice Messages

Sometimes, travel and circumstance make calling someone long distance impossible. That’s when you may just want to leave a message. Here’s how to leave voice messages while you travel. WhatsApp, which… Read More…

Apps & Websites to Track Fall Foliage
Apps & Technology

Apps & Websites to Track Fall Foliage

It’s fall, which means it’s that time of year again—leaf peeping season. But before you grab a pumpkin spice latte and hit the road to check out the orange and… Read More…