TripIt is a great app and serves many thousands of travelers well every day. But where does it stand in terms of usability compared to other trip planning options?
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If you are the type who tends to visit a new place on each trip this discussion is worth a read, as it just might change your perspective.
Has the, “if something seems too good to be true it probably is” mantra finally sunk in? How many/few travelers are actually taking advantage of Norwegian Air’s low fares from the US to Europe?
A hard-copy travel guide can and is a handy accompaniment on many a trip. But a good guidebook is more than a tool – it is a collectible for some travelers.
The video is a promotional piece about Heathrow Airport – and it was created in 1964. It’s fascinating to watch it and see how far we have come in terms of commercial aviation, and in some ways how far we haven’t come.
To be perfectly frank, up until today if someone were to ask me “What does Northumberland mean to you?” my answer would have had to be, “Absolutely nothing.” Seriously, who ever considers Northumberland – for any reason? Thankfully the answer to that question is, “the folks over on Slow Travel Talk, that’s who … you moron blogger.”
How many travelers have written reports about their trip to Paris? “Too many,” you say. Well hold on a second because you haven’t read Alwina Bennett’s report.
How do you prove you are who you say you are, say, when you want to book a room on Airbnb? Among the ways Airbnb is trying to solve this problem is by saying, essentially, ‘if you participate in a bunch of social media channels and they all look legit, you probably are who you say you are’.
As willing as you are to help your friend and family with travel questions when asked, and as gratifying as it can feel to be able to provide guidance, wouldn’t it be nice if every once in awhile you could take the first step – rather than having to wait to be asked.
The points and miles game can be euphoric. Finding that incredible bonus offer. Learning how to work credit cards. And, of course, planning your dream vacations … And then there’s the aftermath.