Amanda Schupak of Popular Science chooses a traveler’s best tech helpers:
1. Viator.com: A list of packages in 450 destinations—just type in an activity you’re interested in.
2. Budgetyourtrip.com: Reports from travelers on what they spent in more than 80 countries so you can anticipate your own expenses.
3. Electricaloutlet.org: Electrical specs from American Samoa to Zambia, with pictures of plugs and sockets to help you fit in, literally.
4. Translate.google.com: Your personal Web linguist.
5. Foodbycountry.com: The culinary habits in 70 different countries.
6. Globalgourmet.com/destinations: The dishes you’re likely to see on the menu—a sort of taste-bud tutorial.
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.