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 […]

Travel App of the Week: GrubHub

GrubHub

When you travel, wouldn’t you like to be able to immediately know which places offer takeout and deliver—and when? If yes, then download GrubHub on Android or iOS or log on to GrubHub.com to find approximately 30,000 takeout restaurants and menus in more than 700 U.S. cities and London—all of which you can order from without ever picking […]

Travel Product of the Week: SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger

SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger

If you’re a frequent camper, or spend time in exotic destinations with limited infrastructure, you’ll love the SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger, which offers a unique all-in-one package for the modern traveler. It works as a reading lamp, a ceiling lamp, a flashlight, and as a mobile phone charger. It has a rechargeable LiFePO battery that […]

Travel App of the Week: Adobe Photoshop Express

Photoshop

Photoshop Express Last week I wrote about the Pro HDR camera app that I learned about from one of my friends who’s an award-winning photographer. The other photo app he told me to download was Photoshop Express, which is free on both iOS and Android. Photoshop Express makes photo editing fast and easy. You can quickly […]

Travel App of the Week: Pro HDR

Pro HDR

I just returned from 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 […]

Travel App of the Week: Next Issue

Next Issue

Here’s a convenient tool to have in your back pocket while traveling this summer. Next Issue is the Netflix of magazines, offering over 130 different magazines in one app for iOS, Android and Windows 8, all available on demand (with phone connection). If you buy two or three magazines a month, then it’s well worth the cost—especially since you get […]

Travel App of the Week: AllTrails

AllTrails

Do you love to go hiking in the woods when you travel? If so, you’ll love the free AllTrails app for iPhone and Android as it has 50,000+ trail guides spread across the U.S. and Canada. Over 1.5 million people use it, and so it’s easy to find trails near you for all different fitness levels—all with reviews from other users. […]