Technology has been wonderful in advancing people’s ability to travel as well as to have an ‘authentic’ experience. Mobile phone apps, e-readers and portable battery chargers have all changed the nature of travel. It begs the question about what gems are now in danger of being extinct. Think back to when you were a child and how exciting it was to receive a post card? Will our children gain the same sense of excitement from checking e-mail or Facebook? We think that although these technologies are incredible, that there is a small part of the magic of travel that will forever be lost.
QUESTION : What are the best and worse technological advances for today’s traveler?