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Up-to-date tips by locals in 56 cities. On your iPhone, Android & online!

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Greece Travel Tips Greece is not only beautiful with its ocean landscapes, distinct architecture and delectable food, but it’s also incredibly affordable. Things costs half what they do in other parts of Europe. As one of the continent’s most popular destinations during the summer times, people from around the world flock to its famous islands for the sun, and to the cities for the history. I love Greece. How Location Services Could Impact Health Care Imagine a hospital that could respond to medical emergencies armed with real-time information about exactly where all its doctors were located. Inside the hospital, which cardio specialist is closest to the 4th floor? Outside the hospital - if an on-call physician is racing to get to a patient's side, how far away are they and when can they be expected to arrive? From emergency to non-emergency to everyday preventative health care, location tracking technologies could make a big impact on our health and well-being in the future. While two million consumers use Foursquare today to find the best nearby coffee shops and bars, what if in the future they used it to locate the best pediatricians, emergency clinics, or even restaurants that catered to their unique health needs? Some intersection between location and health care has already begun, but what we've seen so far is likely only the beginning.

Europe Few places pack the punch of Europe. From its Northern Lights to its Southern shores, this drama queen keeps on thrilling, surprising and confusing with her extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. Overwhelming it can be, confusing for sure – just perusing a map of the crowded Old World will reveal cities, mountain ranges, seas and even countries you may never have even heard of. But the good news is that whatever you decide to do here, you’ll leave blown away by the sights, sounds, tastes and other sensations you’ll experience: there simply is no way to tour Europe and not be awestruck. First timers might try a sprinkling of the classics (Britain, France, Germany, Spain and spice it up with a dash of something classical (Italy, Greece, Turkey, while those who have covered the essentials can try lesser-explored destinations (the Balkans, Scandinavia, Portugal or Poland. Momentous history What a heritage Europe has!

Man Follows Girlfriend All Around the World What started as a photographer trying to capture as much as he could while traveling while his girlfriend pulled him along has now become an internet sensation. Russian producer Murad Osmann and his gorgeous girlfriend, Natalia Zakharova, have been traveling the world together for quite some time. Beginning in Barcelona in September of 2011, Osmann started labeling his Instagram photos pictures “Follow me” where he takes beautiful pictures of his girlfriend pulling his arm through exotic and familiar locations around the world. In the small breaks between his busy work schedule, the jet-setting lovebirds have travelled to Singapore, Bali, Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, England, and China and continue to document their journeys on Instagram.

The Untimely Death of World Traveler Harry Devert A six-month search ended Thursday, July 18, when DNA tests confirmed that the human remains found in two plastic bags near a beach in southwestern Mexico were those of 32-year-old Harry Devert of Pelham, New York. A self-proclaimed “gypsy at heart,” Devert spent the last five years of his life traveling the world and filling his blog, A New Yorker Travels, with all the ecstasy and wonder of Walt Whitman. Devert’s “Song of Myself,” titled “My Story in a Snapshot,” begins, “I’m the owner of a big smile and a broad taste for adventure…I am a life observer, a world traveler…a thinker, an admirer.… I’m passionate about life and I LOVE living.” “I know I’m lucky,” he wrote, “because I’ve had the chance to see, touch, taste, smell, hear and experience so many of the world’s wonders.” The only wealth that mattered to Devert was wealth of experience, knowledge, passion and love.

Geolocation and augmented reality:Info wins the virtual cities "The idea is to display real-time information useful to users: now you can find pizza with his mobile phone, but nothing on the public service," said Hugues Aubin, Chargé de Mission the city of Rennes, in charge of the project." Urban Travel Blog Ever wanted all the information you need for a rip-roaring romance of a city break in one easily-bookmarkable place…? Just the very best of a destination distilled into a page of purring prose, with sights that are actually worth seeing, hotels with towels worth stealing, restaurants to rave home about, bars ripe with swashbuckling adventure and experiences so great you’ll want to tell someone else’s grandchildren about them. Introducing Urban Travel Blog’s expert city guides… Freshly-pressed by our expert travel writers from the tree of knowledge, we’ve aptly named them ‘The Juice’… We hope you find them refreshing. Urban Travel Blog’s City Guides Below you’ll find the diverse cities we’ve covered so far, filed in alphabetical order, regardless of which country or continent they might dwell in…

One for the Guys: Top 10 Must-Visit Sites for Men Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011 by Annat Katz Sometimes you just have to celebrate the common man. John Male loves his easy chair with easy access to his beer fridge and even easier access to the Plasma TV remote. John Male LOVES football. John Male doesn’t DO chick flicks.

A New Yorker Travels It’s the summer and since I used to spend every summer in Barcelona my friends have begun asking me for advice on where to go, what to see, what to do but more importantly where to eat. So instead of writing the same thing a hundred times…here’s my take on things. There are the obvious “can’t miss” places to go. I don’t want to go into great detail about all of these individually since it would obviously take forever. Know that it’s pretty hard to go wrong with any of them.

10 Geolocation Apps for Business You need to be places. With geolocation mobile apps — which attach real-world locations to mobile phones — you now have the tools manage the location of your business wherever you are. Establish when and where you receive information, track your peers’ in real-time, extend your collaboration, and redefine the boundaries of your office. Here is a list of 10 mobile applications that focus on the changing location of business. 1. Google Latitude and Google Maps for Mobile 12 Cheapest European Winter Destinations for Backpackers - Hostels The winter in Europe is a great time for traveling and discovering the European Countries. The prices for beds in Hostels in winter are very cheap! Pack your backpack to spend some days at the other end of Europe and pay half of the price you would pay during summer season! And there are a lot of beautiful places to see during winter! You can enjoy a long beach walk in Barcelona, eat some Bacalhau in Lisbon, or enjoy a hot “Glühwein” (typical beverage in North Europe during Christmas time) at the famous Christmas Markets in Berlin.

Top 6 Sites to Find Cool Gadgets and Gear Whether you’re an early adopter who gets excited about purchasing the latest tech toy, or you’re a busy professional looking to find the perfect gift, everyone knows that searching for products can be a long and frustrating experience. Lucky for us, we now have top-tier websites who can guide us through it all. Today, we’ve chosen six that not only possess expert knowledge, they have the discerning, carefully curated eye that we can rely on to give us the best products that fit our own, personal style. From the more tech-savvy blogs like Engadget and CrunchGear to the design-centric websites like Uncrate and Coolhunting, we’re confident that these sites will help you find exactly what you’re looking for. 1.

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