Twitt @ airport and on board

Written on December 3, 2009 · Tags: , , ,

Just launched a French service via Twitter. Twitt #boarding along with the airport code and you’ll get a reply with the list of the other users in the same airport in the last hours. Also you can visit to see a map with airports and users who are there. Another service for Twitter fans... Read more

Landing in London or NY? Share a cab

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

Taxi² 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 taxi² ticket provides you with everything you need to share a taxi: an easy way to find someone to share... Read more

Iphone app: flying without fear

Written on November 6, 2009 · Tags: , , ,

Back in 1997, Virgin Atlantic started offering Flying Without Fear courses at £199+vat. They claim to have 98% success rate. Sir Branson wants to replicate the success of these course with an iphone application and he does  a personal introduction on the app. The app is not for free (4.99$ at Apple... Read more

Cool facebook and twitter app by Lufthansa

Written on November 1, 2009 · Tags: , ,

Love this app! Go to MySkyStatus site and enter your upcoming flight details and your friends on Facebook and followers on Twitters will get regular updates about your departure, altitude, location and arrival as you travel. It works for all airlines and it’s free. Bravo to Lufthansa: a real innovative... 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

Beware of wifi costs

Written on February 7, 2009 · Tags: , ,

Expedia has researched costs of wifi connections considering an international hotel chain, a 2 stars and a 5 stars hotel, a retail chain and 10 airports around the world. Conclusion is that wifi is more expensive in Europe with Venice topping the rank with average cost of 7.4€ x hour, compared to an... Read more

How to keep track of all your flights:

Written on January 21, 2009 · Tags: , ,

This site is for aviation enthusiasts who wants to keep record where and when they’ve flown. Register for free and start to input details of your flights: Flight Memory will produce detailed statistics with maps.  Read More →

Turbulence forecast

Written on December 7, 2008 · Tags: ,

According to wikipedia, turbulence or turbulent flow is “a fluid regime characterized by chaotic, stochastic property changes. This includes low momentum diffusion, high momentum convection, and rapid variation of pressure and velocity in space and time.” However we’re more interested... Read more

How to get an itinerary of your trip

Written on November 6, 2008 · Tags: , ,

Especially if you are going to have a complex trip - multiple flights, hotels and locations - TripIt will save you timing and lot of separate pieces of paper to carry on. Simply forward all different confirmation emails you get from travel agencies, airlines, trains, hotels and rental cars and TripIt... Read more

Restaurant guide for your blackberry, palm or windows mobile

Written on June 20, 2008 · Tags: , , , ,

If you need restaurants’ recommendations in all major US cities, London, Paris or Tokyo, Zagat to Go is your perfect tool for a lot of reasons: - it’s inside your device so you do not need to carry around extra weight; - it’s the electronic version of the Zagat guide on paper, that... Read more

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