Archive for 'Travel Technology'
Posted on 10. Jul, 2011 by Jess.
During our three-month jaunt in Europe this spring, in addition to researching fellow travel blogs and peeking into the usual Lonely Planet or Footprint guide, we decided to employ the help of the Hedonist Hg2 iPhone app for a more well-rounded look at Europe’s major cities. Read our review to out if we think it’s worth downloading…
Posted on 11. Feb, 2011 by Jess.
We were recently contacted by the hotel search engine Hotel Calculator and asked to put together an objective review of the website. As long-term (if not, possibly, life-long) travelers, every penny we spend on travel counts. We are absolute geeks about online travel comparison shopping, so we gladly accepted. In fact, as we are headed off to Europe in the spring and the US in the summer, we killed two birds with one stone and tested Hotel Calculator while planning trips to Venice, Italy and New York City. Read on to find out how we like the site…
Posted on 20. Oct, 2010 by Jess.
Maybe you have a healthy lump of cash set aside for you to deplete at will while you backpack your way around the globe, or perhaps you are independently wealthy and if this is you, congratulations! For the rest of us out there, at some point, picking up work along during our around the world adventures is inevitable.
Posted on 02. Oct, 2010 by Dany.
Combining round-the-world, long-term travel with work means that we have a guaranteed income, but on the other hand it means that we had to plan our travels around our work schedule. So, how is that working out, you ask?
Posted on 14. Sep, 2010 by Jess.
The USB Cell AA Batteries can be recharged up to 500 times, cut down on pollution (over 15 billion alkaline batteries are discarded each year world-wide) and each charge lasts about 12 hours of constant use, much longer for occasional use.
Posted on 13. Aug, 2010 by Jess.
The zi8 is a vast improvement on its older sister, the zi6, and this version has also surpassed the more famous and funky-looking Flip Video camcorders.
Posted on 09. Jul, 2010 by Jess.
On the top of our priority list for before setting off on our round the world trip was the purchase of a top-notch netbook. At the time of our purchase, the iPad had yet to hit the market, so the choice between a netbook and a clunky laptop was an obvious one. However, despite a few geeky twinges of initial iPad envy, there is no question that the netbook is by far the best choice for a Globetrotter Girl.