The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
What’s hot and what’s not at CES 2018. Helicopters, trucks, Pong, ping pong, robots, rideable suitcases, diabetic socks, talking mirrors. Oh, and revolutionizing toilet care. Yup, that’s CES.
Want to see what’s new and cool at CES, the Consumer Electronics Show this year? More correctly, do you want to see what some people think is new and cool? Because some of this stuff is downright crazy.
Given my recent travel craziness, I found myself with a rare week at home. I still ended up at an airport to try and work on an airline ticket that I couldn’t change over the phone and we did the kids skiing, but the rest of the week was work. You’d never know it based on how bad my desk looks. Anyways, in case you missed anything, here’s what I covered on the blog this week: Most Popular Post of the Week: Hotel Workers Can Hear You Having Sex And Other […]
We’ve got suitcases that can tell you where they are. We’ve got suitcases that can tell you if someone opened it while it was out of your possession. Why not a suitcase that just rolls behind you, without you doing anything?
Out of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show comes a gadget for travelers who like to check a bag when they travel. I hate checking bags, so this probably isn’t for me. TrakDot is a small gadget that goes in your suitcase when you travel. A smartphone app allows you to see where your bag is in the event it doesn’t drop onto the baggage claim belt like it’s supposed to. The device is supposed to retail at $50 with a small annual fee. I see a few issues here: 1. […]