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Travel Tip: Boating Apps
Travel Tips / Travel Gear / Apps & Technology / Water sports

Travel Tip: Boating Apps

You always want to have reliable communication devices when heading out in a boat. But these days, your mobile phone can do a lot more than just make emergency calls…. Read More…

Travel Tip: New Photography Apps
Travel Tips / Travel Gear / Apps & Technology / Photography & Photo Galleries

Travel Tip: New Photography Apps

These days, it seems like there really is an app for everything. But here’s one idea that really makes sense for travelers: an app that shows you how to take… Read More…

Travel Tip: Traffic Apps
Travel Tips / Travel Gear / Car Travel / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Traffic Apps

Nothing sets the tone for a road trip than traffic conditions—and with gas prices where they are, nobody wants to get stuck in gridlock. The good news? There are a… Read More…

Travel Tip: Security Apps
Travel Tips / Travel Gear / Travel Safety / Family/Kids Travel / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Security Apps

Parents, I get it. You’ll do just about anything to protect your kids. And now there are solutions out there. The obvious choice to track your kid’s location is a… Read More…

The Top Ten Free Smartphone Travel Apps
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The Top Ten Free Smartphone Travel Apps

Just because a smartphone app is free, doesn’t mean it’s a good value.  We all know a smart phone only holds so many apps. From the most popular to the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Taxi Apps
Travel Tips / Car Travel / Travel Tools / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Taxi Apps

If you’re always standing on busy curbs–in bad weather and even worse traffic–just to hail a cab, listen up. These days, you can use your smartphone to call a taxi… Read More…

Travel Tip: Free Wi-Fi In Familiar Places
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Free Wi-Fi In Familiar Places

As wireless Internet becomes more common, the trick is figuring out where it’s available for free. Unfortunately, that may not be your hotel room, but there are some familiar spots… Read More…

Travel Tip: High-Tech Gadget Obsessed Hotels
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: High-Tech Gadget Obsessed Hotels

If you’re a gadget-obsessed traveler then why not check into a hotel that’s also keeping up with the times? These high-tech hotel gizmos are meant to make your life easier…. Read More…

Grateful Traveler: Of Fishbones & Restauranteurs
Apps & Technology

Grateful Traveler: Of Fishbones & Restauranteurs

What does it take to attract an Eskimo? Do some people exude a pheromone that draws those who are willing to be kind, lend a hand and show the way?… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Maximize Your Mobile Phone
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: How to Maximize Your Mobile Phone

Do you want some easy ways to get directions, currency conversion rates, flight updates, and weather info on the go? What if these ways are also free? To access free… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Make Good Vacation Photos Great
Travel Tips / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: How to Make Good Vacation Photos Great

You get back from vacation and find out that the digital pictures you took didn’t turn out that well. Don’t despair — here’s how to make good vacation photos great…. Read More…