App of the Week: FlightBoard

FlightBoard App

One of my favorite airport pastimes is looking up at the departure board. With FlightBoard you can turn your iPhone, iPad or Android into the Arrivals and Departures board for any airport in the world! Just select your favorite airport and get arrivals and departures in real-time. The best part about the app is they […]

App of the Week: Cycloramic

Cycloramic rotates your iPhone 5 automatically so that it can shoot videos handsfree!

Cycloramic automatically spins your iPhone 5 while taking a panoramic video. Well worth the $0.99 cent download (you can make it back on a bar bet).

App of the Week: Packing Pro

Packing App for iPhone

Packing Pro was named by Apple as one of its 10 essential iPad travel apps. It’s a packing list app that helps you pack only the essentials. Tell the app a bit about your trip and it will recommend a sample packing list.

App of the Week: Weather Live

App of the Week: Weather Live

I always check the 10-day weather forecast before I leave for a trip (so I know what to pack). But it’s also nice getting the local weather while on the go. This iPhone/iPad app displays all the weather information you need and it knows when you’ve changed location. It costs $1.99

App of the Week: GateGuru


If you aren’t familiar with a particular airport then you will want to download GateGuru. It’s not only free but it helps travelers locate the best food, shopping and service options within any airport terminal at the touch of a button. It’s available on Android and Apple and is one of the most popular travel […]

Travel App of the Week: The Alaska App

The Alaska App

A few weeks ago I participated in the Alaska Media Roadshow in Santa Barbara. The two-day conference took place at the beautiful and historic Four Seasons Biltmore. During the marketplace a bunch of journalists go around to table after table of Alaskan tour operators in 15-minute intervals so it’s speed dating for work. One of […]

Travel App of the Week: HopStop


HopStop provides door-to-door transit, walking, biking, taxi and hourly car rental directions in over 100 cities.

Travel App of the Week: RedCross

RedCross Hurricane Smartphone App

The official American Red Cross offers all kinds of helpful apps for free. Including one for hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, shelter app and a first Aid app. Available for iPhone and Android devices and offers videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice.