Landing in London or NY? Share a cab

Written on November 13, 2009 · Tags: , , , , , ,

Taxi¬≤ is a free service that enables you to recognise other travellers who are interested in saving half the cost of their taxi ride from London or NY airports to their final destination. The clever taxi¬≤ ticket provides you with everything you need to share a taxi: an easy way to find someone to share... Read more

Technology on the road - travel tips

Written on June 4, 2009 · Tags: , ,

Lonely Planet has produced some short videos for One World alliance with tips to improve travel experience. The video below has excellent tips if you’re an iPhone owner: 1 - you can avoid to bring with you the laptop if you have an iPhone and an USB stick; 2 - join a global wifi service to avoid... Read more

Hotel room of the future

Written on January 23, 2009 · Tags:

Scientists in Germany have developed the “Hotel Room of the Future” to show hotels how they can use the latest technology to make guests feel more comfortable. Here video taken in the laboratory at the Fraunhofer Institute in Duisburg to test the room’s hi-tech features. Love the... Read more

The World’s Most Impressive Airport Lounges

Written on January 10, 2009 · Tags: , , , , , ,

1. The Wing - Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong International Airport The Wing is a 43000 sq ft open-air facility that features and 80ft bar, four restaurants and a full-service day spa. This luxurious terminal lounge also features private cabins with showers, beds and Jacuzzi tubs. Top it all off with free... Read more

Top 20 European airports

Written on January 3, 2009 · Tags:

Maps are fun! Here top 20 busiest European airports based on number of passengers:  Read More →

Internet and wifi access at airports

Written on July 5, 2008 · Tags: , ,

Atlarge is a website that collects reviews and tips about web access at airports. You can post your own review of internet facilities, rate the airports and other users’ comments. Useful to read tips from travelers regarding spots to get wifi, free internet access at lounges and many many complains... Read more

“10 minutes manicure” at some US and Canadian airports

Written on June 8, 2008 · Tags: ,

What a clever idea. 3 working moms from Florida have opened this retail chain located in JFK (terminal 3 and 8), Washington, Cincinnati, Miami, Toronto and Ottawa airports. Manicure (10 minutes) is 17.5$ (includes tax and tip), but you can also get massages, pedicures and other services if you have more... Read more

Is your phone out of battery at the airport?

Written on May 25, 2008 · Tags: ,

Or do you need a socket for the laptop? Find where power outlets are in this terrific wiki - add your tips there to cover even more airports’ sockets’ maps (and wifi tips, too). Picture by Sogrady.  Read More →

Directory of major European airports is ready!

Written on March 3, 2008 · Tags: , , ,

Finally here a comprensive list of all major European airports - it has been a lot of work but we hope you’ll find it useful to organize your trips. Directory includes airports from all European countries. In each country, airports listed are those having commercial international flights or being... Read more

Great website to explore airports’ secrets

Written on October 1, 2007 · Tags: , ,

The Budget Travelers’ Guide to Sleeping in Airports. Yes, you should not need a guide like this, but it’s really funny and you’ll appreciate some descriptions of your favorite airports. In case you have to spend some hours and you do not have access to the lounge - it could happen -... Read more

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