FYI: Pizza Delivery Drones are Taking Off in New Zealand

When it comes to having a fresh, hot pizza delivered directly into your hands, the days of using a rotary phone to dial up your local pizza parlor seem like something out of The Flintstones. From online ordering to pepperoni-toting robots, pizza makers have turned into early tech adopters as a way to stay ahead of the…

Is Hyperloop’s Simulated Scenery the Future of Travel?

What would it be like to ride on the Hyperloop — the 700 mph (1,100 km/hr) propulsion-driven transportation of the future? In the video below from Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, you can see how it would look to ride in a windowless pod that is zooming through an airless tube and carrying passengers at the speed of sound…

8 Stylish Travel Pouches for Men

We live in a tech-driven age with an endlessly growing supply of personal technology to carry around: iPhones, USB cables, portable power supplies, you name it. When traveling, the list grows larger; add a camera, smartwatch or fitness tracker, or perhaps a portable Wi-Fi device. And all these devices, of course, need their own chargers, which adds even more to what we have to…

This New Portable Air Conditioner Will Keep You Cool on the Go

Some people love the beach — and there are those who can’t imagine anything worse than basking in extreme heat under the sun’s strong rays. And for the people in the latter category, any trip to the beach is usually accompanied by a heavy sigh and excessive complaining, especially when the ones you’re traveling with fit into the former category….

This New App Helps Doctors Deal With In-Flight Medical Emergencies

When you step onto an airplane, there are a few things you have little to no control over: turbulence, talkative seat-mates, whether or not your mixed nuts will be warmed and medical emergencies, just to name a few. Fortunately, there’s an app to help with one of those problems. Dr. Ray Bertino, Clinical Professor of Radiology and Surgery…

Here’s What the Travel Tech Bag that Raised $2 Million Looks Like

Between the ride-on Modobag and the stair-climbing TraxPack, carry-on luggage is getting a whole lot smarter these days — much of it thanks to the power of crowdfunding. But few bags seem to have piqued the traveling public’s interest as much as the Barracuda, a sleek, collapsible carry-on that managed to raise more than $2…

6 Bartenders You Should Be Following on Instagram

At its best, Instagram helps us discover people and places we might never get to know otherwise. Here, TPG Contributor Adam Erace shares the users that should be filling your feed. Sometimes you just need a drink. But if you’re, say, at work or riding the subway (or at a really cheap wedding), you might not be able to secure…

This YouTube Vlogger Just Had the Time of His Life in North Korea

When it comes to bucket list vacations, there are a few dream destinations that you’ll hear repeated from one person to the next: taking an African safari, exploring the ancient wonders of Machu Picchu and soaking up the sun from an overwater bungalow in Bora Bora, among others. Having the time of your life in…

Can Sharing Your Vacation Photos Online be a Bad Thing? Team TPG Weighs In

We’ve all done it — snapped an amazing photo from wherever we happen to be vacationing and shared it on social media so our friends and family back home could experience the moment along with us. But can this be a bad thing? A recent article in The New York Times got us talking. In…

6 Food Photographers You Should be Following on Instagram

At its best, Instagram helps us discover people and places we might never get to know otherwise. Here, TPG Contributor Adam Erace shares the users that should be filling your feed. Twenty years ago, ‘food photographer’ wasn’t a job. Sure, there were pictures of food in magazines and newspapers, but by and large they were taken by regular photographers, not ones…