Travel App of the Week: Tennis Buddy

Tennis Buddy

You can pretty much find an app for everything these days. Here’s a cool one that will help you stay in shape and on top of your tennis game at home and when you travel. Tennis Buddy is a location-based app that connects tennis players with others in the area, filtering by age, gender, distance and […]

Travel App of the Week: Swarm

Swarm

Do you use Foursquare when you travel? If so—and maybe even if not—you’re probably aware that the location-based check-in app just split in two. Well, if you want to continue to check in and find nearby friends, you should download Swarm (as regular Foursquare will now be a competitor to Yelp). As this Business Insider article explains, Swarm is […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Protect Your Smartphone

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Protect Your Smartphone Did you know that smartphones are the number one target for thieves? According to consumertraveler.com, in New York City in 2013, “Apple iPhones, and other iDevices, (mostly iPhones by far) made up more than 18 percent of all grand larcenies in the Big Apple, which is more than 8,000 devices, according to the NYPD. […]

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

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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 Product of the Week: Breathometer

Breathometer

Summer is quickly approaching, which means you may be among the many people who will soon be heading to the beach or lake to cool down and have some fun with family and friends. Hopefully, you’ll not be having any drinks and then driving, since it’s never worth the risks. But if you’ve had one […]

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! That’s the good news. The bad news is it’s not cheap as it costs $4.99 for an entire language. Right now you […]

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 […]