Yearly Archives: 2013

[Techinasia] GrabTaxi, a fast-expanding taxi app that’s serving users in Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand, is now available in Singapore on iOS and Android. While the beta launch is next week, users in the country can already start using the app to book a cab […]

Taxi booking app GrabTaxi now available in Singapore

[CNet] Several times in the past year, I’ve climbed aboard a jet airliner, and it has carried me to some far-flung destination abundant in sunshine and balmy temperatures. Sunshine and balmy temperatures are two things we don’t take for granted here […]

Keep calm and let the car drive itself

[Independent Traveler] Imagine a backpacker and you might envision an unanchored youth with well-worn jeans and limitless endurance. But backpacking is about much more than gap-year students and gritty hostels. Backpacking is about adventure and independence — and it’s one of […]

Backpackers’ Secrets: Top Tips for Cheap Travel

[CNet] Two-thirds of the world’s population doesn’t have access to the Internet, and this is something Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a coalition of tech companies want to change. Their goal: Bring the Internet to every single person on Earth. While […]

Zuckerberg: Let’s make the Internet 100x more affordable

[Jakarta Post] The 80-minute flight between Jakarta and Singapore has become the world’s fastest growing international route since Indonesia and Singapore inked a deal to expand air links in January. “The almost 130,000 return seats make Singapore-Jakarta the second largest international […]

Singapore-Jakarta is world’s fastest growing air route

[Aircraft Interiors] European low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle is expanding its intercontinental route structure as it takes delivery of new Boeing 787 Dreamliners. On September 3 the carrier, based in Fornebu, Norway, announced service to three new destinations in the U.S., […]

Norwegian Air Shuttle Adds 787s, Long-Haul Routes