Tag Archives: GPS

Amsterdam: Tag you’re it

I recently received an email from KLM about their new “KLM Care Tag” project. The video below explains how it works, but it’s basically a cleverly designed location-aware luggage tag that provides voiced tips for tourists in Amsterdam. The speaker-equipped … Continue reading

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Take A Hike

Many years ago, I set off on a four month camping and hiking trip in Europe with ridiculously poor gear. To be fair, back then light weight equipment was virtually nonexistent. I lugged around a tent, sleeping bag, cooking and … Continue reading

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Take A Hike

This is a guest post from our friend Dan at True North Athletics . Please address any comments, complaints, or quibbles to him. Just kidding; I’m always glad to hear from readers. Hiking In the Bush: What You Need To … Continue reading

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Rove Around

For decades I’ve documented my travels with an endless supply of pocket-sized notebooks filled with scribbled notations on nearly every museum, attraction, restaurant, bookshop or pub that I visited. These days I’m always on the look-out for new apps that … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home

Where would we be without GPS. Cars, phones, tablets and cameras use it to give direction to our travels. Now British designer Dominic Wilcox has created the world’s first GPS enhanced shoes. Custom mapping software directs the GPS system, which … Continue reading

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