Trip to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2015

In the TripIt Lounge at SXSW with Brian Kelly and Lee Abbamonte

Greetings from Los Angeles! If you’re following me on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter then you know that my wife and I were just in Austin, Texas for SXSW. The good folks at TripIt (the creators of one of my favorite travel apps) brought us down for a meet and greet with tech and travel enthusiasts. […]

7 Great Travel Apps to Download Today

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I flew home from the South Beach Food and Wine Festival just in time to speak at the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show at the Long Beach Convention Center—which was a whole lot of fun. One of the highlights was having dinner in a hole-in-the-wall Cambodian restaurant with many of the event’s other speakers, […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of September 17, 2014

Marriott

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Marriott to Place Gratitude Envelopes in Hotel Guest Rooms Free In Flight GoGo Wifi & Free In Flight Texting with T-Mobile WestJet to charge some travellers for first checked bag Minnesota Man Films TSA Attempt To Screen Him After He Lands Southwest plans Baltimore-Costa Rica flights Australia […]

The Top Three Travel Smartphone Apps

TripIt

by world traveler and geek boy early adopter, JD Andrews, aka earthXplorer: 1. TripIt – Available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry & Windows Phone 7 My number one, all time, ‘gotta have it’ travel app is TripIt! The greatest thing about this app is you don’t have to input any information. Simply forward your airline, […]