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. […]

Travel App of the Week: Tunnel Vision

Tunnel Vision

Everyone I know is fascinated by New York (I am too), which is why I just updated my Top Five New York City Travel Tips story. One of the updates was the addition of Tunnel Vision, a new app that was created as a NYU graduate thesis project. To activate Tunnel Vision, all you have to do is […]

Travel Product of the Week: Atomyzer

Atomyzer

Here’s a clever travel invention that’s currently looking for backers in KickStarter live fashion via Indiegogo. The Atomyzer is billed as the world’s first smartphone case that sprays liquid. The case houses a refillable cartridge that can hold your favorite fragrance, hand sanitizer or even pepper spray. The idea came as the answer to a simple […]

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 […]