Travel App of the Week: Salk’s Airport Transit Guide

Airport guide

Salk’s Airport Transit Guide recently got my attention when business travel writer Joe Brancatelli called it “an absolutely essential app that improves the quality of life on the road…the bible for travelers…[that] will save them dollars from day one, as it has for me.” For more than 30 years Airport Transit Guide has been the guide that […]

Travel App of the Week: MiFlight

MiFlight

How long is the security checkpoint line at the airport? Every traveler wants and needs to know. MiFlight tells you. How? Social sharing. MiFlight is free and only available on iOS. For now, it has 50+ of the world’s busiest airports including terminal maps but they plan to add more. With their Kickstarter campaign (just launched), […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Sign Documents on the Road

SignEasy

Sign Documents on the Road Don’t you hate it when you’re on the road and you get an email that requires you to print, sign and scan a document—and they need it ASAP? It’s not only going to ruin part of your day to track it all down; it’s going to cost you a good […]

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 to put it). My biggest (and really only) beef with T-Mobile is that […]

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 from users, it helps you “find the quickest, most convenient routes in real […]

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 dinner, we stepped outside to take a picture of the sunset. We both pulled out our smartphones and snapped photos, […]

Travel App of the Week: Vivino

Vivino

Do you love wine—especially when you travel? Then check out Vivino, which is billed as “the number #1 wine app” in the world with over five million downloads. The app came out of Copenhagen in 2010, and now offers users a way to track, discover and share their wine experiences. The most useful function: You […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Send a Glympse

Glympse

Send a GlympseRecently, I took the a Greyhound bus from Erie, PA to Toronto, Ontario. When I arrived at the bus station, I asked the attendant working the Greyhound ticket booth if the bus was on time. He said he’d heard it was. Heard? How did he not know for sure? I’m not sure why Greyhound hasn’t […]