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Your Next Trip, Courtesy of Google Search. Photo wants to make it easy for travelers to decide where and when to go on vacation, and to see at a glance what a trip is likely to cost, right from their mobile phones.

Your Next Trip, Courtesy of Google Search

The company on Wednesday announced a search feature, Destinations on Google, that touches on almost every aspect of a vacation, from research to flight selection, hotel booking and itinerary planning. Destinations does not offer off-the-beaten-path guides or exclusive information that can’t be found elsewhere on the web. Rather, it’s meant to make researching and planning a trip on a mobile phone (typically a clumsy experience) more intuitive and productive for the occasional traveler by delivering good-quality basic information. This is the first time Google has introduced a travel tool on mobile (where people are increasingly spending their time) before desktop; it’s available through your mobile browser or the Google app on iOS and Android. 11 Android Apps You Need for Traveling the World. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.

11 Android Apps You Need for Traveling the World

So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. For lots of people, the idea of “travel” is daunting. Thankfully, travel is actually much easier nowadays thanks to technology. But which are the best Android apps for traveling the world? No Cookies. To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser.

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To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 7, 8 & 9. Search Bus & Train Tickets to 2,000+ cities - Wanderu. 1715015133#_ga=1.221630232.1268082208. If you’re looking to save money of plan a trip but want the flexibility to check lots of flights, dates, and destinations, you have tons of options.


We asked you for the best last week, then rounded up the five best travel booking sites, and now we’re back to highlight your overall favorite pick when it comes to booking travel. The top spot goes to Google Flights by a pretty wide margin: close to 47% of the votes cast. Perhaps because it’s a Google product, maybe because it’s semi minimalist and easy to use, and maybe because it also ties neatly in with other Google services like Google Now, you praised it for its great interface, its flight search engine, and speedy results. Lifehacker. GoEuro App. The Good Life France - Everything you ever wanted to know about france and more.

101 things to do in Paris for tourists – culture, restaurants, shopping, nights out and more. Insider's Guide to the 11th Arrondissement in Paris. [Editor’s Note: After the November 13th terrorist attacks, we would like to celebrate the arrondissement where so much tragedy took place.]

Insider's Guide to the 11th Arrondissement in Paris

The 11th arrondissement has long been known as a lively melting pot where happy locals and tourists alike sip wine and share great food with friends. The quartier’s unrivalled convivial atmosphere has earned it the coveted reputation of the arrondissement which best embodies the “joie de vivre” of the city. The 10 best budget hotels in Paris for 2015. Park yourself at one of Paris' top affordable hotels, such as the Hotel du Champ de Mars, above.

The 10 best budget hotels in Paris for 2015

Best Artisanal Pastry Shops in Paris - Secrets of Paris - Tours and Travel Planning. "artisanal (adjective): Food made fresh daily, by hand, in small batches that requires skills from a maker/master with a combination of science and art derived from experience" (from Artisanal Defined) There are many "Top Ten" style lists of Paris pastry shops, but there are also several hundred to choose from (there are over 350 selected by author and pastry chef David Lebovitz in the Paris Pastry Guide).

Best Artisanal Pastry Shops in Paris - Secrets of Paris - Tours and Travel Planning

Although mosts lists are completely subjective, this one only includes pastry shops that fit the following strict criteria for inclusion: "Only in Paris": These pastry shops can only be found in Paris, with a maximum of three locations within the city. No international chains allowed, no matter how good their pastries might taste! "Artisanal Pastries": Because it's not regulated, anyone can slap the word "Artisanal" on their products. Paris woos commuters with new transport apps. Paris transport chiefs are rolling out extensive upgrades to their traveller apps, including real time updates, new games, and an English-language audio tourguide for bus journeys.

Paris woos commuters with new transport apps

Ten essential free phone apps for a visit to Paris. Paris might be a city rich in history but any visitor these days would be wise to make use of modern technology to get the most out of their trip to the City of Light.

Ten essential free phone apps for a visit to Paris

So The Local has gathered together ten free smartphone apps that could come in handy. Before smartphones travellers would have to lug a stack of books, maps and guides with them to be able to make sense of the City of Light on their own, but the smartphone has effectively made that extra weight a thing of the past. Independent travellers can literally have the city in the palms of their hands with a collection of a few good apps. The Local has collected some of the best free apps for Paris on Google's Play store. Here are ten that will make your visit that little bit easier: The Paris City Guide app has thousands of user reviews on the City of Light’s restaurants, bars, attractions, tours and hotels.

“This was an amazing tool that made my short time in Paris far more enjoyable.