the u.s. state department’s “smart traveler” for iphone

I’m always hunting for a good iPhone or iPad app that relates to travel, one that can take some of the exhaustive Google searching...

tokyo rail map lite: a must-have guide to the tokyo subway system

To a non-local, the Tokyo subway is probably one of the most complicated and confusing to navigate. Fortunately, help is available right in your...

want to keep track of your country count? try the “been” app

There is an ongoing controversy among avid travelers as to how exactly to count countries and what constitutes a country.  Organizations such as the...

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