Archive for September, 2013
Since the best travel guides of today can be easily accessed via any smarthphone, tablet, or iOS device, we no longer have to fumble with those huge road atlases, or print out a dozen different online maps to take along on our trips. But how do you know which travel guide websites are the most reliable, or which ones will let you know that your next exit will only lead you to 57 miles of road construction? The best way is the old fashioned way, by conducting a little research.
The number of travel guides online has grown exponentially over the last dozen years. Of course, travel guides are nothing new, and have been used for centuries. While the origin of the very first travel guide is uncertain, the Greek periplus is one of the first examples of a written travel guide. Translated into English, the term “