Category Archives: Tech

Parallel Reality Travel Is Here

This week Delta launched a personalized flight monitor, its latest tool to make airport experiences smoother. The first deployment is at Detroit’s DTW airport in the McNamara Terminal. Most air travelers frequently consult the flight information display screens; many of … Continue reading

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Taste The World

Taste Atlas is a website based on a map that will help you discover delicious local food around the world. The next time you are planning a trip, consider checking the taste atlas site to locate a tasty new treat or … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

Uber has released its annual Lost & Found Index with interesting lists of the items that riders left behind. As you might expect, the most commonly forgotten things are obvious: phones, wallets, keys, and backpacks. The most “forgetful”  U.S. cities … Continue reading

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Yet Another Iceland Story

If you are a regular visitor to Travel Between The Pages, you are well aware of my 40+ year love affair with Iceland. So here’s yet another post about Icelandic tourism. OutHorse Your Email is a very clever tourism campaign by Iceland … Continue reading

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Google Maps Proves We Are Living In A Simulation

I don’t know about you, but I seem to use Google Maps almost daily. It’s hard to imagine traveling without it any more. Now Google Maps is adding a novel way to navigate cities in the form of highly detailed … Continue reading

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Forgotten Books, Forgotten Stories

Last month, I found a very interesting piece in Smithsonian Magazine titled “How Much Medieval Literature Has Been Lost Over the Centuries,” which linked to six-minute video from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the journal Science … Continue reading

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Travel the World With Explordle

Despite what its name might imply Explordle is not another Wordle clone at all. Instead it’s a game that offers you a videoclip shot in first person, walking around a particular place – the challenge is to guess the town … Continue reading

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The Bookcase of Tolerance

I’ve visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam many times over the years and I’ve always been moved both by her family’s story and the Museum’s goal of promoting tolerance. The organization recently release an AR-based project called The Bookcase … Continue reading

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Follow That Author

Bookfeed.io is a simple new way of following your favorite authors. You provide a list of writers you like, and Bookfeed generates an RSS feed with their new books. The website is a tool that allows you to specify a … Continue reading

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Mapping The Way

Waymap:  Is an exciting concept for hyperlocal mapping software that can turn most smartphones into personalized guidance devices. Originally designed for people with visual disabilities, the app can provide local navigation directions for anyone in unfamiliar territory. “With Waymap, anyone … Continue reading

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