Travel Tech

Here’s Why The DROID Turbo Is The Perfect Summer Phone

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

With summertime here, Father’s Day around the corner, and the length of the day at its peak, there is probably no better time of year to upgrade your phone — especially to a phone that offers high performance, long battery life, and a stylish look that you’ll love to show off while tending to the […]

Bluesmart, The World’s Smartest Luggage, Just Blew Past Its Funding Goal: Here’s Why

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

If you’re in any way connected to the travel world and have been on social media in the last day or so, chances are you’ve come across Bluesmart, the “smart” carry-on suitcase that blew past its initial Indiegogo goal of raising $50,000 in less than a day (as of the date of this article, Bluesmart […]

Yonderbound Seeks To Redefine How You Plan Your Travels

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Earlier this year I had the chance to meet the founders of Yonderbound, a travel marketplace created by three women who have more than 30 years of experience in travel and tourism between them, who have set out to create a new way to find deals on travel and to plan a trip. At their […]

Explore Paris Through Art With Your Phone

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Here’s a great new app for those heading to Paris this year. TravelbyArt is a new iPhone app that lets you discover Paris through the eyes of the city’s legendary artists, writers, singers and composers of the 20th century, with twenty curated tours that reveal the important places in the lives of such artists as […]

10 Ways To Improve The Flying Experience Outside Of The Plane

Sunday, April 6, 2014

On my way to a recent flight, while I was frantically putting my shoes back on among a pushy crowd in that tiny space past the scanning machine, my mind began to wander from its immediate train of thought (which, at that moment, included a fantasy involving my shoe coming into contact with the person’s […]

TravelCard: The Ultimate Charger For Those On The Road

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Have any doubt there’s a huge demand for small, easy-to-use chargers for portable devices? Look no further than the recently announced TravelCard, a credit card-sized charger for iPhones and Android devices, whose Kickstarter campaign to raise $10,500 not only met its goal in a compact 48 hours, but has gone on to raise nearly $30,000 […]

The Travel App To Solve All Your Packing Needs

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

I get a lot of emails from app developers in the travel sphere, and I can’t help but think that too many tech people are overthinking the connection between tech and travel (though, they are engineers, so this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise). Sometimes, a simple idea, executed properly, can work wonders. This […]

Traveler Safety: There’s An App For That

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Do you ever worry about your safety when traveling? Whether you’re escaping for a weekend retreat or traveling across Europe, safety should be on the mind of every traveler. Besides being in new, unfamiliar locations, language barriers can make communication difficult. In a disaster or emergency, most people wouldn’t know what number to call for […]

Learn A Language For Free And Change The World With Duolingo

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

After my grand Pan-American journey came to an end, I moved to Montreal and was faced with two somewhat serious problems: I was completely broke and, if I wanted to find a decent job, I would have to learn French. The problem: no money, no language classes. They call this, un shitload de problèmes, in Quebec. Thankfully, […]

Your Donation May Fund The Next Big Thing In Travel Video

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Gaston Blanchet and Kerrin Sheldon are the travel filmmakers behind the Kickstarter project Humanity.TV, a short-documentary series that intends to break away from the traditional travel host format and instead feature authentic stories of locals from all over the world telling their own stories in their own land. If successful, Humanity.TV will launch an online […]

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