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: Urgent Care app

Urgent Care App

Being sick is a scary thing, especially if you are traveling and away from home. For those that need a medical consultation but can’t get a hold of their doctor they can now turn to the Urgent Care app. This unique app combines one-touch access to a nurse for advice 24 hours a day, 7 […]

App of the Week: GateGuru

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: 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.

Travel App of the Week: Ultimate Road Trips

Travel App: Ultimate Road Trips

Budget Travel Magazine released their first app this week. The Ultimate Road Trips Apps provides a guide to the more than 70 drives across the Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Users can select a trip by region or current location, get turn-by-turn directions, and discover Budget Travel editors’ favorite hotels, restaurants, and must-see […]

Travel App: ZabKab

ZabKab -- an app that allows you to “hail” a NYC taxi

Here’s a cool, brand new free smartphone application called ZabKab. It allows users in New York City to hail a taxi. The app broadcasts potential passengers GPS location to taxi drivers who sign up to ZabKab (drivers pay $14.95 a month – the first 45 days are free). If a user taps the ‘hail’ button […]

Travel App: Star Walk – 5 Stars Astronomy Guide

iPhone Stargazing App Download

One of my favorite apps is Star Walk. For $2.99 this planetarium app from Vito Technologies will amaze and educate both kids and adults. No matter where you are in the world you will be able to hold your device up to the sky and it will tell you exactly what you are looking at. […]