Travel Product of the Week: Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020

When I arrived home this week there was a surprise in my mailbox…the new Nokia Lumia 1020 phone. I think I mentioned to you that I went to Nokia’s launch party for the phone in NYC (and stayed at the Hudson Hotel) a few weeks ago. At the party, they gave me their Nokia Lumia 920 […]

Website of the Week: BorrowLenses

BorrowLenses full

I love taking photos, but I don’t have one of those crazy expensive cameras like a lot of travel writers. So when I got invited to go on a safari in east Africa by Micato Tours, I knew I had to get a zoom lens. After all, you can’t go to Africa and not take […]

Product of the Week: Ollo Clip

Ollo Clip Macro Lens

By Natalie DiScala I recently attended the LA Times Travel Show and got to meet lots of great people in the travel industry and was introduced to a variety of fun new products. One of my favourites: The Ollo Clip. What is it? The Ollo Clip is a small three-in-one lens that easily snaps on […]

Video: Chinese mining official’s airport rage caught on camera

Video: Chinese mining official’s airport rage caught on camera

This silent, four-minute video captured by an airport surveillance video should be titled “How not to act when you miss a flight.”

The Top Three Travel Smartphone Apps

TripIt

by world traveler and geek boy early adopter, JD Andrews, aka earthXplorer: 1. TripIt – Available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry & Windows Phone 7 My number one, all time, ‘gotta have it’ travel app is TripIt! The greatest thing about this app is you don’t have to input any information. Simply forward your airline, […]

16 Great Travel Gifts

Merry Christmas! I’ll keep this newsletter fairly short since most of you are either running around trying to get last-minute gifts or en route to spend the holidays with your loved ones. Just in case you’re still stirring around the house (or office) with the other mice, I’ve included a couple of fun slideshows of […]