Archive for the ‘Travel Tools’ Category

New travel video search engine helps when planning a trip

July 24th, 2013 at 11:06 pm » Comments (0)

The founders of (7 million users/month local info & travel platform), also launched a very promising and useful travel videos site: Despite it being so new it has already got an impressive number of visits: over 2 million unique visitors! I usually get contacted rather often with promoting emails of all kind of […]

Using the Big Mac Index to Navigate Currency Exchange

July 17th, 2013 at 12:19 pm » Comments (0)

As you travel internationally it can be difficult to know how far your money will really go. Even if you’ve checked the exchange rate before traveling, you may not know how much you can actually get for 5 pounds, euros, or krones—that’s because some currencies are under or overvalued, making goods either more or less […]

Which Friends Are Around on My Travels?

July 12th, 2013 at 10:19 am » Comments (0)

18-24 year olds on Facebook on average have about 510 friends. Now if you are traveling frequently, especially to large cities like New York or London or Chicago, you will have a list of friends there. Figuring out who is there using existing social networks becomes tedious and coordinating a meeting with everyone is a […]