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Why Touring Buenos Aires By Camera Is The Best Way To See The City

Monday, November 12, 2012

With its grandiose architecture, beautiful people and downright gritty street scenes where all these elements come together, Buenos Aires is a city made for photography, and according to the founders of Foto-Ruta, there is no better way to tour Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital, than to do it through the lens of a camera. In what […]

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Here’s Your Chance To Win A Free GoPro HD Camera!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

You read that right, as part of the launch and my inclusion in the newly launched Veria Voices program, we’re giving you the chance to win your very own GoPro HD Hero, and all you have to do is enter your e-mail address for your chance to win — simple as that. Just click through here to […]

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How To See Every Flight In The World On Your Computer

Thursday, September 6, 2012

In the interest of finding the best travel sites on the web to help you wither away as much of your free time as possible, I present to you FlighRadar24.com, an online visual guide of every plane in the air. Yes, as if harnessing omnipotent powers like those known only to Shiva and the head […]

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BackpackMojo.com Wants To Pay You To Help Others Travel Better [Q&A]

Monday, February 27, 2012

The Expeditioner sits down (virtually) with Co-Founder Kevin Creusy Of BackpackMojo.com for a chat on how backpackers can travel better, what it’s like founding a startup and why Mars is the next Laos for backpackers. Imagine a scenario: You have a measly 12 vacation days off from work and the possibilities are endless. Your plans […]

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Check Out Our Favorite Site For Discount Lift Tickets

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Despite the fact that here in the U.S. we’ve been experiencing what some are calling a “Winterless Wonderland” due to the record-setting lack of snow in parts of the country, we are still entering the high season for winter sports. And for those of you within driving distance of slopes where you don’t have the fear of plowing […]

American Airlines Pilots To Be Given iPads

American Airlines Pilots To Be Given iPads

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

TechCrunch is reporting that American Airlines will be the first major carrier to use iPads instead of paper flight charts. Why, you may ask, are they doing this? Are AA pilots young, hipster types that rely on Apple devices in a proportionally higher amount than the average populace? Not exactly, apparently the elimination of the […]

The Truth Behind The Gas Buddy Phone App

How Much Money Do You Really Save Using The Gas Buddy Phone App?

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Gas Buddy app is no secret to the world of road trippers with smart phones. It’s a gracefully simple idea: Travelers update current gas prices as you see them so drivers can find the cheapest gas. It’s beautiful — the collective travelers’ middle fingers in the direction of rising gas costs. In fact, this […]

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Airline Mobile Apps: The Future To Finding The Closest Airport Bathroom

Thursday, October 13, 2011

The future of airline mobile apps are here, and it apparently involves helping you find the closest airport bathroom. As people rely more on mobile computing, apps are increasingly growing in importance, and the airliners are racing to keep up. Though many airliners allow you to perform basic tasks like book flights and receive boarding […]

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My Problem With Hotel Ratings And How To Use Them Effectively

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

I came home last week to see my wife ripping through some reviews of hotels in New York City. That’s something I just don’t do, spending an evening scouring reviews, I don’t put that much stock in them. I think we’re all aware of the rating system rumors: Hotels employing specialists to spend hours scouring […]

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The Expeditioner Review: Google Debuts Google Flight Search

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Google unveiled Google Flight Search today, their own flight search engine that is the product of their 2010 acquisition of ITA Software — the company that powers most of the big travel search engines. This being Google and all, rest assured that no one is going to allege the site was designed by graphic designers; […]

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