In fact, some of the enviable travel photos on the Instagram Explore page are probably fake. A recent study reveals that 10 percent of people post fake vacation pictures on social media.
Life & Style April 22, 2019
Many people will be traveling on the road to celebrate Independence Day 2018. Google Maps released a platform that can guide drivers in cities about what times to avoid on the road.
Google June 28, 2018
Users are now allowed to view several Disney Parks on Google Maps Street View. A virtual tour of each park can help people plan for the actual trip in the future.
Google March 7, 2018
A bucket list is an important list of goals one hopes to achieve before they leave Earth permanently. According to a new study, it’s better if your doctor knows what’s in your list.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 9, 2018
Google announced an incoming update intended to make traveling manageable via a smartphone. The new function will keep flights and hotel reservations accessible on a single page.
Google February 8, 2018
Google is shutting down QPX Express, which travel websites and apps use to provide users information on airfare and flights. The shutdown roots to a low usage issue, but some think this could be an antitrust disaster waiting to happen.
Google November 3, 2017
The World Health Organization (WHO) annual spend on travel may be greater than those on major public health initiatives such as AIDS or malaria, according to internal documents. Find out more about this AP exclusive on shocking WHO travel costs.
Public Health May 22, 2017
Serious and even deadly cases of malaria may be striking the United States more often than previously reported. Learn more about malaria incidence in the country, according to a new report.
Public Health April 25, 2017
Facebook began rolling out a new feature called City Guides that gives users suggestions on places that are popular in that city.
Internet March 3, 2017
Beijing’s air pollution problem has become acute, compounded by winter. For the fifth consecutive day, Beijing and Northern China are shrouded in heavy smog that has thrown air traffic, road traffic and civic life out of gear.
Earth/Environment December 22, 2016
Airbnb has revealed a revamped version of its app that expands the services offered beyond booking rooms. Travelers can now also plan their travel activities through Airbnb, along with accessing tips and recommendations from locals.
Business Tech November 17, 2016
FaceCradle is the travel pillow that has four different modes to let users find comfortable sleeping positions when on a long flight. The project is being funded via Kickstarter.
Gadgets September 7, 2016
Modobag is the carry-on smart luggage that allows users to track their bag and ride it throughout the airport to make their flight on time.
Gadgets July 25, 2016
Jet lag is a common complaint among long-distance travelers. Here are some ways on how you can stop jet lag from keeping you up (and down) once and for all.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 24, 2016
Homesharing and ridesharing have become the norm of summer travel these past few years. But some bad habits related to these travel practices could cause you to become a victim of identity theft even while you're on vacation.
Security July 17, 2016
Acer's Switch V 10 and Switch One 10 models — to be released in the third quarter of 2016 and in July — emerge as travel-friendly laptops with qualities such as a compact size, lasting battery power and recharging via USB.
Computers May 30, 2016
Researchers determined that travel app downloads actually peak in November and continue on through January in the U.S.
Apps/Software May 13, 2016
A survey states that two-thirds of people now book vacations online but that seven out of 100 say they don't live up to expectations.
Internet May 10, 2016
Poetic Places uses push notifications and geo-location services to alert users when they happen to be in a spot that inspired the creation of poetic verses.
Apps/Software April 29, 2016
Popular travel booking website Hotwire offers big discounts on hotel rooms, although the name of the hotel is not revealed until after the user pays. Several websites have emerged, however, which help travelers determine the exact hotel name in advance of purchase.
Internet April 27, 2016
Google has plans to launch a travel assistant app.
Google April 26, 2016
Before you hop on your next plane, take a look at this list of helpful travel apps.
Apps/Software April 22, 2016
Netflix is holding a contest where the winners will be paid to fly to Europe and the Middle East and take Instagram photos of movie and TV settings for the company.
Apps/Software March 2, 2016
For people looking to travel more in 2016, here are some apps that will reduce the hassle for your trips. The apps include an all-in-one travel assistant, a postcard maker and a packing guide.
Apps/Software December 26, 2015
AAA forecasted a 1.4 percent rise this year in holiday travelers. It also predicted 2015 as the seventh consecutive year during which year-end holiday travel will have grown.
Business December 16, 2015
Verizon will now let its globe-trotting customers access calls, texts and data from their existing plans for either $2 or $10 per day when traveling abroad.
Business November 12, 2015
A Kickstarter campaign has been started for a device called Weigh-to-Fly, which looks like a clothes hanger and can expand to act as a scale for your baggage. The device also has an accompanying app that can be customized for different airlines.
Gadgets October 26, 2015
The Amazon Destinations travel and booking service has come to an abrupt end, as it shut down without any prior warning. Amazon has yet to make an annoucement in this regards, but the service's website now states that Amazon Destinations stopped selling hotel reservations effective Oct. 13.
Business October 15, 2015
Marriott Hotels in New York and London rolled out a new virtual reality experience in collaboration with Samsung that will allow guests to 'travel' to entirely different locations from the comfort of their hotel rooms.
Gadgets September 10, 2015
Stockholm's Arlanda Airport is featuring three climate-controlled rooms that simulate the weather at your destination, allowing you to experience the world from an airport pod.
FUTURE TECH June 16, 2015
Whether you're hitting the road, boarding an airplane or are beach-bound this holiday weekend, start the summer season on the right note. Be sure to kick off the holiday weekend in tip-top shape.
Internet Culture May 23, 2015
Planning your next summer vacation? Check out our list of the top 10 places to visit this year.
Feature May 15, 2015
According to a dating travel website, the world's sexiest men are of Irish origin, whereas women are Armenian.
Internet Culture May 5, 2015
Two industry leaders, Samsonite and Samsung, hope to make lost luggage a thing of the past. The idea will use GPS and a computer chip to keep track of luggage.
Gadgets May 5, 2015
Michelle Phan conquered YouTube. Now she is hoping to change the way we watch online videos with the launch of the new lifestyle network ICON.
Internet Culture April 1, 2015
Google launches a new Search platform dubbed Google Flights, which aims to help users find the best travel deals.
Internet February 27, 2015
Expedia becomes a bigger rival to Priceline after acquiring Travelocity for $280 million in an all-cash deal. It is the next logical step in the relationship between the companies, says Travelocity's former parent company.
Deals January 24, 2015
All the comforts, and more, of home at this public gas station toilet in the Philippines.
Internet Culture January 6, 2015
Last month, United and Orbitz filed a lawsuit against Skiplagged, a startup that takes advantage of airlines' 'hidden city' pricing. Unfortunately, this legal action may backfire on the companies.
Internet Culture December 31, 2014
It may seem like Airstream trailers went the way of the 1950s. However, in the last few years, there has been a strong resurgence in these vintage vehicles.
Internet Culture December 28, 2014
Sure, Queens is a great place to live for a lot of people - but few would ever call the residential borough a tourist attraction. Lonely Planet seems to think differently.
Internet Culture December 12, 2014
There are certain times of the year when everyone is booking flights. The holiday season is notorious for that, with loads of people looking to travel home for the holidays. Here is how to easily get last-minute airline tickets without breaking the bank.
Feature December 11, 2014
Travel through the northeast may stall this Thanksgiving with a northeaster expected. Leave early if you can to avoid the storm, meteorologists suggest.
Life November 26, 2014
With food, family and fun, Thanksgiving week is a wonderful time. Unfortunately, the travelling part is not so great because we all know it's a roller coaster ride of emotions.
Internet Culture November 25, 2014
It may have been hard for Apple CEO Tim Cook to declare his sexuality, but some Russian groups are making it harder with their lack of acceptance. Less than a year after erecting a memorial for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in St. Petersburg, Russia, the same group topples it given Cook's recent announcement.
Business November 3, 2014