Tinder Around The World

Traveling around the world? Tinder can help you meet people. Obviously. But its easy intimacy can also help plug you into adventure. Here's how it worked for us, along with some of the people we met through it during our travels. » 1/12/15 1:29pm 1/12/15 1:29pm

The best time to buy airline tickets is on Sunday 57 days in advance

The holiday travel season is coming, and here's some important new data that might help you enjoy it more: The cheapest airline fares can be found 57 days before your planned departure. What's more, the best day of the week to buy those tickets is now Sunday—which has changed in recent years. It used to be Tuesday. » 10/28/14 7:44pm 10/28/14 7:44pm

A beautiful visual diary of Asia in slow motion

Markus Kontiainen visited 11 different cities in Japan, China and Southeast Asia over 35 days and recorded this visual diary of what looks like an absolutely magical place. I've been to many of the cities he's visited, but after watching his video, it's clear I need to go to more. » 9/13/14 6:01am 9/13/14 6:01am

Awesome guy does awesome hand stands in awesome places on awesome trip

The biggest question when you travel the world isn't what countries you'll visit or what foods you'll eat or what new things you'll try, it's figuring out the best way to document the whole damn thing. You can squeeze it all down to a minute, you can plan out a world tour for less than $418, you could blow all your… » 4/16/14 10:44pm 4/16/14 10:44pm

Traveling Around the World with Skype Actually Looks Kind of Fun

Sure, we would all love to travel around the world and do stuff but then life, work, money and excuses get in the way. So why not try to do what comedian Mark Malkoff did? He Skyped with 162 different countries, traveling the world with technology. And though that sounds horrifying in that you have to talk to that… » 8/22/13 1:00am 8/22/13 1:00am

What Traveling to Every Country in the World Looks Like in 4 Minutes

This is insane. Well, only insane because I'm insanely jealous of amazing world crusader Graham Hughes. Hughes traveled to all 201 countries in the world plus 15 assorted territories without even flying. Even better, Hughes recorded a quick video of every single country he visited so we can all see what it's like to… » 8/02/13 8:30pm 8/02/13 8:30pm

Portable Presents for the Frequent Traveler

It's amazing that you can travel thousands upon thousands of miles in a single day. But that doesn't mean it's aways fun to do—and if your job requires you to travel all the time, the strain can get to be awful. But having the right gear can really make this mobile lifestyle a little less hectic. » 12/12/12 11:00am 12/12/12 11:00am

How Olympic Pole Vaulters Travel with Their Gigantic Poles

You would think that if you were an Olympic athlete, you could fleet through airport security, fly on a G6 and walk on clouds til you reach Olympic Park. Not exactly true! For pole vaulters, it's a pain in the ass to travel because of, well, their gigantic poles. » 6/25/12 1:40pm 6/25/12 1:40pm

Download Free Travel Guides for Your iPhone, iPad or Android Phone with…

In a foreign country where you know nothing and nobody, you have two options: carry around a gigantic Frommer's guide and look like a toolish tourist or download Triposo to your phone and look like a slick local. » 9/09/11 4:40pm 9/09/11 4:40pm

7 Tools to Help You Go on the Best Pretend Vacation of Your Life

August is nearing its completion. Did you hit all your goals? Find sunshine romance? Take a dip in the pool? Roast some meat? Dance in a backyard? Chug some beers? Maybe! But a vacation? Sigh. Here's how to fake it. » 8/19/11 3:30pm 8/19/11 3:30pm

What Traveling Around the World Looks Like in 1 Minute (Hint: Awesome)

Rick, Tim and Andrew, three ordinary guys, decided to take a trip of a lifetime: 11 countries in 44 days. 18 flights and 38,000 miles later they have three 1-minute videos showing what life is like around the world. » 8/04/11 4:08pm 8/04/11 4:08pm

Moleskine's Making Bags Now; Writers and Artists Approve

Moleskine: The brand that conjures up thoughts of those legendary notebooks. Now apparently, they're also expanding to include a Moleskine Traveling Collection. » 4/15/11 12:00am 4/15/11 12:00am

IBM's Smarter Traveler Predicts the When, Where and How Long of Your…

Unless your morning routine is as predictable as Bill Murray's in Groundhog Day, chances are you don't catch the traffic report every morning, and even when you do, it's not tailored specifically for your commute. IBM's new Smart Traveler system takes care of that problem and then some for those of us who are a bit… » 4/13/11 8:20pm 4/13/11 8:20pm

Fly Your Bike Across the World with This Tough Case

The problem of packing up your bicycle and loading it onto an airplane isn't likely an issue many of us face regularly, if ever. But if you do—and you've got $1,400—the AeroTech Evolution looks like a killer way to safely ferry your ride. » 3/09/11 1:40pm 3/09/11 1:40pm

Southwest Airlines To Better In-Flight Entertainment With iTunes Content

Southwest is partnering with Apple to create a new in-flight service called InAirtainment that allows passengers to purchase iTunes content via the airline's website. They're also going to offer special deals like 20 free songs. [Variety via SlashGear] » 2/23/11 7:48pm 2/23/11 7:48pm

TSA Forces Cancer Survivor Flight Attendant to Pull Out Prosthetic…

Flight attendant and cancer survivor Cathy Bossi goes through a body scanner, despite not wanting to expose herself to radiation. She's taken back to a screening area for further examination. A TSA agent gropes her and asks, "What is this?" » 11/19/10 5:20pm 11/19/10 5:20pm

How To Survive the Shanghai Expo

My aunt in Vancouver shared a wise Chinese adage recently: "If you don't go to the Shanghai Expo, you will regret it. If you go to the Shanghai Expo, you will regret it even more." » 8/24/10 10:20pm 8/24/10 10:20pm

Inflatable Bike Case Protects Your Wheels When Traveling

A niche market, yes, but when you reach a certain age and the idea of going on a cycling-and-camping holiday in a foreign country appeals, you've got to consider how to transport your bike over. » 3/11/10 3:40pm 3/11/10 3:40pm

Aviator Laptop Stand for Business Travelers

Keynamics says 92% of business travelers carry laptops onto the plane, so it's no wonder they decided to make a laptop stand designed specifically to fit in briefcases and fit perfectly on airplane tray tables. The Aviator weighs nine ounces, is easy to assemble, and for $19.99 it'll raises your laptop screen and… » 4/21/06 12:32pm 4/21/06 12:32pm