How To Take a U.S Passport Photo

A majority of services these days require you to submit a copy of passport photograph. The photograph is used as a mode of identity. Passport photos are required by many agencies including immigration, DIY, and AAA. That being said the U.S Department of state has enforced certain requirements for the passport.


McDonald’s Austria Is Now Offering Consular Services For US Citizens

It can be a scary experience when you travel to a new country that you’ve never been to before. This is because it can sometimes be a bit of a culture shock to see people behave and do things that you’re not used to back home. In some instances, this can get a bit messy and problematic where some travelers might run into some issues.


United Airlines Will Cover Up Seatback Cameras

You can imagine the uproar caused when it was discovered that the in-flight entertainment systems on some new United airplanes have built-in cameras. This obviously led to privacy concerns and criticism since many passengers didn’t even know that the seatback systems had cameras in the first place. United has now started physically covering up these cameras.


Luxury Resort In Bali Bans Smartphones From The Pool

Many of us go on vacations to unwind and relax but it’s often difficult to disconnect from smartphones and electronic devices even when we’re on vacation. A luxury resort in Bali, Indonesia wants to help you do that and also ensure that your phone doesn’t disturb other guests who just want to relax by the pool. For that reason, the five-star Ayana Resort & Spa has banned smartphones and other […]


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These Modular Suitcases Could Be The Way We Travel In The Future

When it comes to traveling, most of us own luggages, and for the most part they’re pretty standard. Sure, some of us might own smart luggages with tags on them to track them in the event they’re lost, but if you’re looking for a new luggage system, you might be interested to learn that Bugaboo has launched the Boxer.


Pinpic Is The Uber For Photographers

Have you ever gone on holiday and brought a professional camera in hopes of landing some stunning travel photos, only to come back and realize that you would have been just as well off using your smartphone’s camera? If you have, you’re not alone, but in the future a service by the name of Pinpic could be the answer to that problem.


Rimowa Unveils Electronic Luggage Tag

When you’re traveling and you’re checking in luggage, they will attach a huge tag to your bag. This tag basically identifies your flight, meaning that your luggage should end up where you’re going (although sometimes it does go missing). These tags are a necessity, but also a waste of paper and not to mention additional work for airport staff.


Tourists To India Could Be Given Free SIM Cards

Last month we reported that in a bid to help boost their tourism industry, South Korea would begin giving out free smartphone rentals to tourists who apply for it on their tourism website. Given that communication is very important when traveling to new and and foreign destinations where you might not speak the language, this would be a huge convenience.


Lonely Planet Releases Free Guides For Mobile

So you’re thinking about visiting a new country? It can be a scary and overwhelming experience as you might not know where to go or what to do. However the good news is that if you’d rather rely on a curated list of places to see, eat at, and shop at, as opposed to relying on Yelp, TripAdvisor, or Foursquare, you’re in luck.


This Travel Jacket Is Definitely More Than Meets The Eye

A jacket’s primary purpose is to keep you warm. It might come with a couple of pockets here and there to let you store stuff like your keys and wallet, but other than that it’s pretty standard. The only reason you might buy more jackets is maybe for fashion purposes if you want to switch up your look.However fashion brand BauBax has decided to reinvent the jacket by launching a […]


Japan Has A Hotel Where Robots Are The Receptionists

We’re sure some of you guys have gone to a variety of hotels in your travels where you’ve probably run into different experiences with the receptionist. Some are friendly, some are rude, some are efficient, some are helpful, and etc. The experience is basically not particularly consistent.Enter the Henn na hotel (which apparently literally translates to “Weird Hotel”) in Japan where your experience should be consistent every single time, at […]


Apple’s National Park Naming Scheme Boosts Tourism

The last version of OS X to be named after a member of the cat family was OS X Mountain Lion. Ever since then, Apple has opted to name OS X after locations around America, like OS X Mavericks which is a surf point in California. Then there was OS X Yosemite, and recently we were greeted with OS X El Capitan.Now as it turns out, it seems that Apple’s […]


Mount Fuji Will Soon Have WiFi For Your Mountain Selfies

Mount Fuji is probably one of Japan’s most iconic landmarks. The mountain can be viewed from afar on a clear day and it is also one of the more popular mountains for hikers to trek up to. That being said, it seems that the Japanese government is hoping that the mountain’s beauty and existence will be spread more through social media.So much so that according to a report from Asahi […]


Hub By Premier Inn Could Be The Hotel Of The Future

Hotel rooms are pretty standard for the most part, although in recent times some are getting a bit more hi-tech by including more gadgets, and allowing guests to unlock their room doors using their smartphone or even their smartwatch. However it seems that the Hub by Premier Inn hotel will take things to the next level by allowing the guest to control their room using a wearable.Recently the folks at […]