Standing in the streets of Old Town Istanbul, my brother Mike and I peered at apps on our phones, unable to locate the #1-rated restaurant.
My grace and dignity flew out of the proverbial window because I didn’t know two key things when mounting a camel.
I’ve traveled with my friends countless times, but there’s a difference between a weekend getaway…
I navigate all my business travel through my iPhone – until I mistakenly left it in my car. Chaos loomed. But I prevailed, forced to use old-fashioned methods.
You leave the beach with your feet covered with sand and stop at the outdoor shower to wash it off. But after carefully rinsing the grains off your feet, you look and see the surrounding area is covered with more sand. Which sticks to your wet feet when you leave the shower.
Imagine you’re driving in Yosemite and as you pass highlights like El Capitan and Bridalveil Falls, you hear commentary and stories about their history, wildlife, culture and local people. A personal guide is what you get when you download a narrated driving tour app from GyPSy Guide.
A history-making event occurred on May 1, 2016. For the first time in over 50 years a cruise ship from the U.S. set sail for Havana, Cuba. And for the first time in decades, people born in Cuba were permitted to enter the country by sea.
It wasn’t as big of an aha moment as my discovery of the app Tripit, which organized all my travel. But learning how to pack a hat was up there. No more wearing a big straw hat in the airport and trying to find space for it on the plane or crushing it in my suitcase to carry on.
I lived without my smartphone for two weeks last year when the screen was being…
I lay on my softer-than-air sheets with the sound of gentle rain on the roof…