I don't need a recommendation or a list but my knowledge of GPS and "navi"s and the differences between them is an utter mystery to me. But often I'm lost in backstreets in random countries where ...
To be clear, yes, we can see everything from Google Earth or other satellite imagery, but that doesn't mean we can explore it. GE can't see into forests, canyons and caves. Has every mountain been ...
In supported regions, Google Maps will tell me how long it will take to drive from A to B in current traffic conditions. It can also colour-code roads according to traffic conditions for a specific ...
I like to make up my own interesting international routes on my longer trips rather than always following conventional routes. But often it's tricky to plan a route in lesser-known parts of the world ...
I've decided to go spend 2 weeks in Quebec with my wife this summer. Our plan for now is to spend a few days in Montreal (where our plane lands, coming from France) spend a few days in Quebec City ...
I'm in the market for a new GPS device. I have a Garmin eTrex Vista HCx. When travelling I like to have a GPS device on all the time storing and recording location, so I can make maps later. The ...
For various reasons I have to present ~100 pictures of my last trip through Europe. To make this presentation more informative, I'd like to include an animated travel map that shows the route I ...
I have this route planned in Google Maps as a rough plot for travel times to 4 locations from Tokyo Tower, it's by no means finished. Now I am well aware that there are other factors such was road ...
For the next summer I'm planning to drive to some countries that aren't covered by the route planning tool of Google Maps. What other possibilities do I have to calculate the route approximately in ...
I just noticed Google Maps new feature. It allows the user to get approximate drive times for a specific date and time using average traffic conditions. This is a feature which many people have been ...
In the United Kingdom, we have very detailed mapping available via the government-run Ordnance Survey. Their maps, while not best suited for long distance navigation are invaluable for outdoor ...
I'm considering a cross-country (USA) road trip sometime in the near future -- the consideration of it keeps me alive until I can get out on the road... I messed around on Google Maps, but it stopped ...