SAS using Google Street View to offer visual tours of planes

We now have a detailed view inside this A330 thanks to Google Street View

SAS claims to be the first airline in Europe to offer a virtual tour onboard a long-haul aircraft. “We are constantly striving to create new and innovative digital solutions for our customers, so we are very proud that SAS is the first airline in Europe to let everyone see what it is like to travel […]

Travel Website of the Week: Google Flights

Google Map

I’m a big fan of ITA Software, which Google bought for almost a billion dollars back in 2011. Everyone thought it was going to be the end of the air search competition, but it obviously wasn’t. However, they ultimately used that ITA Software to make a very handy flight search—which is Google Flights. Google Flights makes it easy […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 18, 2014


THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: #Carryonshame Campaign Aims to Expose Overpacked Travelers Fancy a trip to space? You can buy it on Alibaba’s Taobao site for $96,400 Yotel ‘micro-hotel’ concept coming to San Francisco Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport now offering free Wi-Fi Expedia adopts Bitcoin payments for hotel bookings Google Updates Flight Search With […]

Travel News: Week of November 13, 2013

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Top Travel News Government to allow American Air & US Airways merger US Airways, United, American and JetBlue Now Allow PDE Use During Entire Flight Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next? United: You can now use hand-held devices on all our domestic mainline flights, with a few exceptions Venice […]

Travel Video of the Week: Explore the ocean with Google Maps

Explore the oceans with Google Maps

I think most savvy travelers are in awe of Google Maps—which, for starters, is amazingly helpful when you aren’t sure if that hotel or vacation rental you’re about to book is really on the ocean. Well, Google has done it again. Not only have they been documenting the world above ground in more and more […]

My Trip to San Francisco

Leo Laporte

Greetings! I just returned from a whirlwind trip up to San Francisco. I did some fun things, so I thought I would do a quick roundup of my three days there. Petaluma with Leo Laporte My plan of spending three consecutive weeks home in southern California quickly got nixed when Leo Laporte, the host of […]

Video of the Week: The 2012 Zeitgeist lists

The 2012 Zeitgeist lists

What did the world search for in 2012? There were over 1.2 trillion searches in 146 languages. This Google video allows us to watch the year in review as we explore some of 2012’s biggest moments.

Website of the Week: Why are Americans so…

Why are Americans so...

Here’s a map of American state stereotypes, generated by Google autocomplete. It’s pretty funny (and accurate).