Category Archives Travel Apps

Deciding on the Right International Phone Plan

Leaving the country absolutely means needing to take a step back and look at your main communication methods. Are you a big texter? Or more of a pick-up-the-phone-and-call person? Maybe you’re neither and you just like to check up on your friends and family through social media. No matter what your main communication method is, international trips can lead to…

World Travelers and Experts’ 2016 Travel Predictions

Each year, we see trends in health, fitness and fashion splashed across magazines and runways. But those aren’t the only industries with trends. The travel industry is constantly emerging with new trends, whether it’s where people are flocking to for vacations or how they’re traveling and vacationing. And 2016 is no different. This year, there are several travel trends that…

Whenever you book a vacation or trip, you likely think about all of the activities you’ll take part in, the sights you’ll see and the fun you’ll have. What you probably don’t think about is the possibility of problems arising during your trip. But, no matter where you’re traveling or what you plan to do when you get there, there’s…

Unique travel websites

Airbnb has certainly been sitting pretty in the spotlight when it comes to innovative travel websites and apps. But it’s not the only one out there changing the way we travel. From making the most of a flight delay, peer-to-peer interactions, searches tailored to your interests, tapping into local culture and more, here are websites that can help make each…

Best Travel Apps 2015

Before just about everyone had a mobile device, travel planning was an arduous process. It was hard to get around from city to city and country to country without a bulky guide, translation dictionary and paper map. Today, it seems inconceivable to plan a trip, whether to a bustling European city or an African safari, without at least a little…

Wikitude

It’s hard to imagine a time before smartphones and apps enabled us to book hotel rooms, research restaurant reviews, or purchase tickets for attractions. While some will say they miss the days when traveling to a new city meant exploring the unknown, learning from your own mistakes (and not those of others), and discovering lesser known treasures, we have to…

The New York Times

mPassport, HTH Worldwide’s mobile app that serves as a “mobile medical passport” for international travelers, recently was updated to make accessing medical information and care around the world even more convenient. How big a deal is this? Big enough that the New York Times just covered the news. On the In Transit blog, Rachel Harris reports on the added functionality…

We’ve written recently about the rambunctiousness in Istanbul and the potential impact on tourism. Now, it looks like protest-fever has spread to Brazil. Last night, more than 1 million people protested in the streets all across the country, raising questions about whether or not you want to be traveling there right now. The protests were generally peaceful, although there was…

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