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Travel Product of the Week: Obedo Neck & Back Cradle

Here’s a cool new contraption designed especially for travelers. Perfect for flying, the Obedo Neck & Back Cradle … Read More

Where’s Johnny?

Johnny and Natalie at the 2014 US Open

2014 US Open with SPG Amex

Every traveler I know who has the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express loves it! I have it, and I … Read More

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New York’s Finger Lakes, Part 2 — Corning and Hammondsport

Keuka Lake's beautiful wine country

This is part 2 of Georgie Jet's three-part series on New York's Finger Lakes. Check out part 1 here, and tune in next week for part 3! When I first happened upon this part of the country, I was driving west on I-90 during mid-summer traffic and had to get … Read More

Win a copy of Chris Guillebeau’s “The Happiness of Pursuit”—and my quest for Svalbard

"The Happiness of Pursuit," by Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau is a big name in travel. He's still on the move after time in every country in the world (or at least the 193 that he counts), blogging, speaking and tweeting along the way, and his "non-conformist" approach to travel has won him a … Read More

Travel Product of the Week: T-Mobile Personal CellSpot + More

T-Mobile

The big travel news this past week was yet another example of T-Mobile shaking things up in the cellular industry. The latest is their introduction of the T-Mobile Personal CellSpot, which is like having a T-Mobile tower in your house (or wherever you choose … Read More

Travel Video of the Week: Diving into an Active Volcano in Vanuatu

Volcano

Holy cow! Did you see two filmmakers put on heat resistant suits and GoPro camera on their heads and journeyed into an active volcano? Documentarian George Kourounis and filmmaker Sam Cossman traveled to the Vanuatu archipelago (off the coast of Australia) and … Read More

Travel Website of the Week: Ghost in the Data’s “Beer, Wine or Spirits?”

Alcohol

Ever wondered how alcohol consumption differs around the world? My colleague Rudy Maxa turned me onto this cool interactive infographic from Ghost in the Data that shows you just that. Just scroll over the beautiful map of the world to reveal whether certain … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Download Adobe Photoshop Express

Photoshop

Download Adobe Photoshop Express Yesterday, I wrote about the Pro HDR camera app that I learned about from my friend Gary Arndt, an award-winning photographer. What I failed to mention is the other photo app Gary told me to download: Photoshop Express, which … Read More

Travel App of the Week: Moovit

Moovit

Thanks to a listener who tunes in to hear me on Leo Laporte’s The Tech Guy Show for turning me onto this fantastic app! The shortest way to explain Moovit is to say that it's like Waze for public transport. The slightly longer version? Using real-time updates … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Download Pro HDR

Pro HDR

Download Pro HDR I was recently in beautiful Alberta, Canada and while I was there I met up with one my travel colleagues and award-winning photographer Gary Arndt (you can follow him on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest). While we were having … Read More