Travel Website of the Week: AirHelp

AirHelp

AirHelp is a brilliant website, app and service that will help you get the money owed to you by the airlines when things go wrong. AirHelp helps airline passengers around the world secure compensation over delayed, cancelled or overbooked flights. Most travelers don’t know that they can get up to $1,300 in cash for domestic flights and $800 […]

Travel App of the Week: Rise&Smile by Dignity Health

Rise

Would you rather wake up to a blaring alarm clock or to the sound of a human voice with a fun or beautiful, looping 6- to 10-second video? I’d much rather go with the latter, too. Thanks to the brilliant Rise&Smile app by Dignity Health, to promote their Hello Human Kindness awareness campaign, there’s now […]

Travel App of the Week: WordLens

WordLens

WordLens is a brilliant app that translates printed words from one language to another using only your smartphone’s video camera, in real time. And you don’t need to be connected to a network! Even better, it’s free! Right now you can buy these language pairs: English ⇆ Russian English ⇆ Portuguese English ⇆ German English ⇆ […]

Travel App of the Week: PhotoGrid

PhotoGrid

If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter then you know I sometimes create collages with my photos. What you might not know is to do that, I use a free app called PhotoGrid. It’s so easy to use—and it’s free! The app has over 51 million users alone on Android and over 60 […]

Travel App of the Week: SignEasy

SignEasy

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 penny, too. Well, SignEasy can help. […]

Travel App of the Week: Independent We Stand App

Independent We Stand

A free new app has been launched for iPhone and Android phones to help people “buy local” anywhere in the U.S. The Independent We Stand app asks, Why eat at a chain restaurant when you’re at home or traveling? Get a little local flavor by dining at an independently owned restaurant, or shopping a local […]

Travel App of the Week: FlyCleaners

FlyCleaners

I love this new concept and can’t wait to try it when they expand to my area. For now, here’s what residents or visitors to parts of New York City can get with FlyCleaners: their laundry done for cheap and quick. FlyCleaners is the Uber of laundry. Just download their app (iOS or Android), set […]

Travel App of the Week: AroundMe

AroundMe

Hungry and looking for inspiration? Meeting friends at a bar close by? Or just need to find the closest ATM? AroundMe allows you to search for the nearest restaurants, banks, hospitals, gas stations, movie theaters (and schedules), and more to you. It tells you how far away each business is, and gives you a map showing […]