Category: Travel

Train passenger fined £470 for not paying £2 fare (after he’d just spent £200 on another ticket)

After coming off a London to Cardiff train, John Button was expecting to pay the conductor for the last, shorter leg of his journey A train passenger was fined £471 for not paying a £2.20 fare despite having already spent hundreds of pounds on another ticket. John Button said he bought a £216 ticket to […]

Abandoned in America: 10 American Ghost Towns You Can Visit

Towns populated with actual people are so overrated. Why elbow your way through crowded hotels and restaurants when you can stroll through eerie ruins and have the place all to yourself—except for maybe a few spirits? The 19th century saw hundreds of resource-based towns spring up across the American West, many of which died when […]

59 Reasons New Zealand Is The Best Place On Earth

There’s a little something for everyone, from the great walks to the mountains, from the hot springs to the hobbits and from the beaches to the lakes. There’s more than enough reasons to validate this amazing country as the best place on the earth, but we’ve narrowed it down to just 59 (yep that’s right, […]

Finding a unique voice in travel technology

The increasing and widespread adoption of voice technology is already beginning to establish its place as a major factor in travel. A truly intelligent voice technology platform would enable fluid, human-like conversations. Artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology would support complex exchanges, detect nuances in speech patterns and tone and remember details from earlier conversations. As these […]