Travel Website of the Week: Utrip

Utrip

For some people, planning a trip is a thrill. For other, and probably more, people, it can be exhausting—and that’s why there’s Utrip. Utrip is a quick and easy online way to build your dream trip, even (and especially) if you haven’t fleshed it out all the way yet. The website has an impressive database of […]

Travel Website of the Week: Adioso

Adioso

Know when you want to get away but don’t know where to go? Or maybe the other way around? Adioso is a new travel search and booking app that might be able to help. It’s being billed as the world’s first travel search app that’s built to work the way travel-loving humans think about travel. It’s for […]

Travel Website of the Week: Scribd

Scribd

Scribd is billed as the Netflix-like ebook subscription service that lets you read as many books as you want across all your devices for $8.99/month. Scribd already had a collection of 300,000+ ebooks ranging from romance to classics to New York Times bestsellers, but last week they started offering Lonely Planet guidebooks, which is making traveling […]

Travel Website of the Week: Boatbound

Boatbound

A few weeks back as our Travel App of the Week we featured DogVacay, a peer-to-peer service for pet owners and sitters. This week, we continue the peer-to-peer trend as we highlight Boatbound, the first fully insured pier-to-pier (get it?!) boat rental marketplace in the world. Their mission, as they put it, is to “spread the Ahoy! […]

Travel Website of the Week: Trippy

Trippy

Do you have a travel-related question but don’t know where to get a good answer? Since I and other travel bloggers can’t answer every question we receive, and TripAdvisor and Yelp are not very helpful in personal posts, I suggest you give Trippy a try. I’ve been one of their advisors for years and have […]

Travel Website of the Week: Flightdiary

FlightDiary

It doesn’t matter if you’re a frequent flyer or just catch a flight now and then. As long as you like to keep track of where you’ve been and how you got there, Flightdiary is worth checking out. Flightdiary lets you keep track of just those things for free. You’ll get a personal profile with […]

Travel Website of the Week: Safety Ratings Per Airline

Airline ratings

Planning a trip that involves flying on an airline you’ve never heard of? Instead of worrying about how safe it is, you can simply look up its ratings on this AirlineRatings.com safety ratings page. The safety rating for each airline is based on a comprehensive analysis utilizing information from the world’s aviation governing bodies and […]

Travel Website of the Week: AirPnP

AirPnP

This Tuesday is Mardi Gras, a day on which New Orleans will play host to high levels of shenanigans, and people. That apparently made it the right time to test out a new app called AirPnP, which is like the name-inspiring Airbnb of bathrooms. Basically, people can rent out their bathrooms to people in need […]