Travel – Before planning your trip, check out Uptake‘s travel blog! There you’ll find many useful advices like “how to prepare a road trip ?”, “where to travel with children ?” and many other interesting points. Travelpod is a cool widget, where you can read travel experiences from Japan to Kenya. You’ll certainly be amazed when reading such fabulous stories! They haven’t been written by novelists, oh no! They’re just travel lovers like you and me ;). Discover many great places and wildlife scenes on BBC earth a video widget, that surely brings on some inspiration! Jump with Australia’s kangaroos and swim with Bahamian dophins, welcome to earth :)! News – Here’s another BBC widget : BBC finance news divided in 4 tabs : “economy”, “companies”, “Yourmoney” & “Business”. It’s so much more handy and time saving to have it all in one ! On Belfast Telegraph read the latest news coming from Nothern Ireland! You won’t miss any important information with this widget covering all important subjects : “Home”, “NI&UK”, “World” & “Sport”. Then, on Scotsman news read fresh news from Scotland : sports, business and exclusive headlines !
This week, our widget selection is 100% travel oriented. From locating a destination to organizing your trip, find the best prices for a flight + hotel room or car rental. No idea where to go? See Concierge.com with more than 200 destination covered you sure won’t be left short of choices. Want the best price for your trip? Several travel sites and price comparison services have built handy widgets that allow users to start their search directly. Big names include: Travelocity, Expedia (for US flights & hotels, try this one), CheapOair, Lastminute…to name a few.
Ok so you know where you’re jetting, but where do you stay? Let the Compare Hotels Price widget do the search for you. Don’t know if you need a visa to visit a country? Thank the Travel Visa Requirements widget for this one where you’ll promptly find whether one is needed, how to apply and process time.
Road tripping around Europe? Use the Tomtom HD widget for instant traffic info in 5 countries, updated every 3 minutes! And when you finally arrived at your destination, think about i-Metro! This service provides a universal route calculator that covers subway transportation, tram & bus systems for 250 cities around the world.
Have we missed your favourite site? Feel free to recommend it in the comments.