June 1, 2014 1:55 PM PT FacebookTwitterShow more sharing optionsShareClose extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied!Print 1Travel Web Buzz: Transit App helps users navigate public transportation Takes the guesswork out of public transportation at home and abroad. 2Travel Making a travel budget? Here’s a starting point What type of vacation can you afford? This interactive map can help you make smart travel decisions. 3Travel With Airmule, air travelers with space in their bags transport parcels for a fee The decades-old air courier service meets the sharing economy. 4Travel Creative types want to show you their neighborhoods via onthegrid.city Here’s an around-the-world online travel guide curated by designers and other creative types. 5Travel Eatyourworld.com has tips for how to eat locally globally Want to find authentic meals in destinations around the globe? Here’s a guide. 6Travel With the Stray Boots app, play a scavenger hunt that’s really a city tour If exploring a new city is daunting, make a game out of it with this new app. 7Travel Couch-surf places with style via the LGBT-friendly MrHudsonExplores.com Here’s a stylish new travel website for discerning LGBT travelers. 8Travel The Plane app is a way for travelers to make social connections It’s hard to break the ice when you arrive in a new city, so here’s an app to help you get the conversation started. 9Travel Web Buzz: Get an advance look at ride-share fares Find out what your Uber fare will be before you open its app. 10Travel Web Buzz: Tripsak aims to simplify trip planning Trip planning is hard, but here’s a website with a simple visual grid to lead you through the basics. 11Travel Envision how the glamorous people relax at CelebrityHideaways.com Where do celebrities take their vacations? Shh. It’s a secret. Well, not anymore. 12Travel Web Buzz: OneGo allows subscribers to book unlimited commercial flights At last, here’s an app-based subscription plan that lets you book unlimited flights on commercial airlines. 13Travel Web Buzz: Travelers with car trouble can use the Honk app to contact roadside assistance Pay-as-you-go roadside assistance could become the new security blanket for road trippers. 14Travel Think it, book it, do it: Vurb app eases the work of going out Get ideas for where to go or what do to, then make suggestions and chat with your friends in order to decide — all with the same app. 15Travel Suiteness.com opens the door to luxe rooms in Las Vegas and Miami Very important person? Why yes, I am. Now. 16Travel Likebucket.com gets you organized for a vacation Here’s a website that makes creating a vacation to-do list much easier. 17Travel Web Buzz: Take a small private tour of Paris through walkmysteps.com Let a local help you uncover the richness of the City of Light. 18Travel Before you plan your next trip, watch Sonia Gil of ‘Sonia’s Travels’ Sit back, relax and learn how to make travel easier. 19Travel Web Buzz: CraftTours.com helps craft enthusiasts travel with purpose Calling all crafters: Grab your embroidery needles and a map — it’s time to multitask your vacation. 20Travel Explore the world through Dronestagr.am’s drone photos and videos Caution: Looking at these aerial travel photos might leave you desperate to buy a drone before your next vacation. 21Travel Plug-and-play itinerary builder Inspirock.com lets friends offer tips The best vacation itineraries combine word-of-mouth suggestions and good research. 22Travel Get lost in Facet-Video Travel Inspiration’s curated collections If you think travel photos are inspiring, wait until you feast your eyes on this app’s curated travel videos. 23Travel Surfers can stop surfing the Web thanks to Surfguide.com Cowabunga, dude! The surf spots are reeling here! 24Travel Web Buzz: Don’t want to pack that winter coat? Get a rental sent to your hotel Hate to pack? In a hurry? Don’t own a winter coat? 25Travel Travelers might find a clever, easier way to plan itineraries at Passported.com Crafting an itinerary can be burdensome, but here’s a clean and clever shortcut worth using. 26Travel Want a vacation rental in a beauty spot? Naturalretreats.com has a list Here are vacation rentals that pride themselves on being up close and personal to nature. 27Travel Check into a tiny house at Getaway.house Try on the tiny house movement for size Name: Getaway.house What it does: This website lets the public book one of three 160-square-foot cabins on wheels. 28Travel PlugShare.com steers electric car owners to charging stations Take charge — here’s a website and app that make life easier for owners of electric vehicles. 29Travel ExitFares.com finds great deals on flight prices Name: ExitFares.com What it does: This website monitors social media, message boards, newsletters and more in the travel industry to find inexpensive routes and flight sales. 30Travel Tours via Contexttravel.com give travelers a culturally rich experience Are you an intellectually curious traveler? 31Travel Got room in the car for cargo? Roadie app connects drivers with people who want to send stuff Budget travelers — say hello to the sharing economy. 32Travel Save your travel hot spots to a map or list with the Mapstr app Here’s a new, easy-to-build list-making app that pinpoints places on a map so you can tag and save your favorites. 33Travel TheFrolicker.com is a breezy companion who takes great pictures Would you like to be in a committed relationship with travel? I would. 34Travel Dog Land app connects you with dog lovers, pet resources the world over Caution: Cute dogs near you. Name: Dog Land app Available: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. 35Travel Accomable.com helps the disabled find where to stay on vacation Here’s website that can help travelers with disabilities find accessible vacation accommodations around the world. 36Travel Hitting up HitList for lower-priced flights Here’s a travel app that can search for inexpensive flights to your dream destinations. 37Travel Web Buzz: Zozi helps you dream up, and prepare for, that next trip A blend of activities, gear and guidance awaits with this website. 38Travel Download entertainment on the go with Amazon Video app With this app, you can add a worthy pre-departure task to your to-do list. 39Travel ThemeGo.com helps you get theme-park vacation plans rolling Planning a theme-park vacation? Here’s a website to help you locate attractions and activities. 40Travel Set sail with GetMyBoat.com app Raise the sail on your adventures with the Airbnb of boats. 41Travel Cameo is ready for your travel videos Create a quick, slick travel video collage with your smartphone videos. 42Travel VenueReport.com helps get the party rolling with a catalog of sites Just what the party planner ordered, so take your meeting or family reunion global. 43Travel Web Buzz: Travel a state via the California Through My Lens blog Uncover California’s hidden, quirky, one-of-a-kind attractions, stores and restaurants with this very personal blog. 44Travel Web Buzz: Lumy app tracks the sun to aid your picture-taking Here’s a simple photo app that will help lift your pictures out of the amateur zone. 45Travel Airportrs.com gets travelers to center of the action in 40 cities Before you jump into the airport taxi line, check out your other options. 46Travel DUFL app takes on suitcase duties for baggage-free business travel You’ve heard about a movable feast, but what about a movable closet? 47Travel Get your festival on with Everfest.com With this website, you can spend your year traveling from one festival to the next. Literally. 48Travel Hotel Upgrade app helps spot the extra perks when booking a room Do no-cost hotel upgrades truly exist? Find out with this app. 49Travel Twicer app helps travelers add voice-over to vacation videos Here’s an app that lets you add your voice to your travel videos before you share them with friends and family. 50Travel Lonely Planet: Make My Day app can help quickly set your itinerary Who has time to read an entire guidebook? This app can help quickly plan your day. 51Travel Rethinking a hotel price? DreamCheaper looks for better after booking No need to second-guess the price you paid for your hotel. 52Travel Fly Video Editor lets even novices soar Take your travel vacation videos to the next level with this app and a few smart edits. 53Travel Digiboo a movie-rental option for jet-setters Think Redbox for jet-setters who prefer to download rather than stream. Say what? 54Travel HotelsByDay books rooms available in the daylight hours Did someone say “day date”? 55Travel BubbleGlobe links travelers, locals for uniquely genuine outings Could this be the website that finally gets you to book a local guide online? 56Travel Before you check in, check out goSeek.com Here’s a website that crawls under a rock to uncover more ways to grab a hotel deal. 57Travel Web Buzz: Gas Guru app points you to fill-ups for less Just in time for spring and summer road trips, here’s an app that can save you time and money. 58Travel Book the best boutique hotel experience with Slow-Chic To book a boutique hotel or villa in Europe, you might need a boutique travel website to help you find what you’re looking for. 59Travel Citymaps app helps users collect, share points of interest A global map app that enables you to collect and share points of interest. 60Travel EatThisPoem.com recommends foodie stops and food for thought Love to eat? Love to read? 61Travel Gociety is a great way to meet great people in the great outdoors Have you ever wanted to do something fun outdoors but didn’t want to do it alone? 62Travel Campinmygarden.com helps campers find a homey patch of earth Are you into extreme budget travel? 63Travel Vamo.com helps plan trips to multiple cities Turn a vacation into an adventure by adding more stops to your ticket. 64Travel Web Buzz: Tixchart.com finds lowest airfares in U.S., Europe, Pacific What would you be willing to do for the lowest fare? 65Travel Top-tier boutique lodges selected by National Geographic The properties included on this website could make any traveler’s bucket list. 66Travel Web Buzz: RideGuru offers good answers to fare questions Uber, Lyft or a good old-fashioned taxi? How do you determine which one offers the best fare? 67Travel Sosh—Cityguide gives you the insider’s view of cool things to do It’s as if your coolest cousin gave you the scoop on the hippest things to do in her city and put it in this app. 68Travel With NameShouts, foreign names can now roll off your tongue with ease Stop botching the names of foreign business partners, hosts or even new friends you meet on the road. 69Travel Web Buzz: Tripda, a ride-sharing app for the long haul Here’s a budget ride-sharing app that connects drivers and passengers for long-distance travel. 70Travel Hopper.com and its Flight Tonight app are last-minute deal finders Could these reveal last-minute deals worth packing for? 71Travel 12hrs.net is for when your sightseeing time is limited Here’s a website that can help when you’re hot to travel but short on time. 72Travel Web Buzz: TrailWallet helps keep travel budgets on track The TrailWallet app records expenses, helping you to manage your budget, in the currencies of 218 countries. 73Travel Web Buzz: Tripnary matches travelers to destinations Could this app be the Tinder of travel? 74Travel HostelRocket lands you in the right place For the backpack-toting, smartphone-app-using millennial, here’s an easy way to discover and book hostels around the globe. 75Travel Web Buzz: A soundtrack to your city Grab your headphones and take a walk to hear the sounds of the city or countryside. 76Travel RVs roll with the sharing economy If you’ve been wondering if the sharing economy has a website for RVs, it does. 77Travel Web Buzz: Storehouse app helps your photos tell a story Here’s an award-winning visual storytelling app that takes travelers’ photo essays to the next level. 78Travel Web Buzz: MiFlight app helps air travelers gauge security line waits Name: MiFlight Everyone hates standing in the dreaded airport security line, but what if you knew your wait time wouldn’t be as long as you had thought? 79Travel Web Buzz: Hazel Lane offers city-themed gifts — no travel required Here’s a website that allows the armchair traveler with a soft spot for unique gifts to get her (or his) fix without leaving town. 80Travel Web Buzz: Skiers can Scout the slopes ahead of time Website’s inside info is useful for experts, families and newbies alike81Travel Web Buzz: New to a city? Let Villy be your neighborhood guide Villy helps connect travelers with the neighborhood — and lodgings — that are right for them in cities around the globe.82Travel Hotelwatchdog search engine rounds up hotel deals Airfarewatchdog.com, the source for hot airfare deals, has expanded into the hotel market. 83Travel iWitness personal-safety app could be a lifesaver Nobody to walk you back to your hotel or car after dark? 84Travel Web Buzz: Trip 180 makes volunteering around the world accessible Here’s a website that can help you travel with a passion and a purpose. 85Travel Utrip.com acts as a day-to-day concierge It’s OK to ask for a little hand-holding when planning your next trip. 86Travel The view from on high Here’s a website that’s taking armchair travel to new heights. 87Travel Web Buzz: Hotel comparison shopping a snap at smartdepart.com Comparing prices, ratings, reviews and other details is as easy as drag and drop at smartdepart.com. But be sure to double-check the prices.88Travel Web Buzz: Golfscape.com might fit sportsmen to a tee Here’s a smoother, more modern way to book your tee time at golf courses around the world. 89Travel Web Buzz: TripExpert combines reviews to score hotels Are you sick of searching through crowd-sourced hotel reviews while trying to figure out if the bed will be good enough? 90Travel Wanderu is a one-stop website for booking bus and train tickets Don’t knock traveling by bus until you check out the price tag. 91Travel Feel like leasing a private plane? Download the JetSmarter app first If you want to avoid the hassle of commercial air travel, you can always lease a private jet. 92Travel Medium.com an open book for writers, readers and armchair travelers Before reading and writing become a lost art, here they are, romancing digital devices. 93Travel Retreat.guru zeros in on spiritual and wellness getaways, info Forget about your latest overindulgence. 94Travel Packnada.com launders, stores business travelers’ clothes, toiletries Business travelers, rejoice. And then cross laundry and packing off your to-do list. 95Travel Trevolta.com allows users to finance trips through crowd funding Web Buzz: Trevolta.com allows would-be adventurers to finance their travel dreams through crowd funding. Many trips listed have noble purposes.96Travel An email app that filters and notifies Web Buzz: It alerts users to only the important stuff so vacations aren’t spent checking messages, but it’s expensive.97Travel Travel apps: Packpoint, an app that makes your packing list If you consider creating a packing list a chore, you might consider this app a friend. 98Travel For wine-focused trip, this website can uncork resources Why settle on wine tasting for just a day or two when there are wine-centric hotels, tours and experiences around the world from which to choose? 99Travel Hipcamp.com wants to be handy for even inexperienced campers If your camping experiences are limited to your Boy Scout or Girl Scout days, these campgrounds will be a comfortable welcome back. 100Travel Web Buzz: Spinlister’s shared bikes an easy way to get around town Two-wheel travel meets the sharing economy in Spinlister’s bike sharing service. Think Airbnb for two-wheelers. 101Travel Web Buzz: UrbanBird creates a map from your travel photos Tired of sharing your travel pics one by one? 102Travel Interactive e-book lends advice to women who travel If there were a Girl Scout badge for travel, you’d surely earn it after using these tips. 103Travel Procrastinators can plan on Last Minute Travel Deals Web Buzz: The hotel deals are the app’s best feature; better airfares might be found by searching the Web.104Travel Web Buzz: Kamino app, website helps you set off on an urban adventure Looking for an urban adventure? The crowd can tell you where to go. 105Travel Web Buzz: ParkMe Parking takes the pain out of looking for a spot Web Buzz: The ParkMe Parking smartphone app (there’s a Web version too) can save you time and money by proving a ‘heat map’ of real-time parking spaces in lots, garages.106Travel Web Buzz: Outski.com helps you save money for travel Saving for your dream trip just got easier with this website. 107 Findery lets you leave your mark Web Buzz: App pins travelers’ comments and stories about a location to that place and makes them available to online searchers.108Travel Gogobot app has been overhauled to make travel planning easier A major overhaul of the popular Gogobot app gives users more trip-planning features and a mobile-friendly design that’s easy to use and easy on the eyes. 109Travel Web Buzz: kidandcoe.com Ditch the hotel, grab the kids and “chillax” in a destination with room for the entire family. 110Travel BonVoyaging.com helps travelers craft their own guidebooks Web Buzz: For explorers, the Web bookmarking tool BonVoyaging.com is an easy way to research, save, share and download their travel plans.111Travel Web Buzz: Localeur gives travelers locals’ advice on what to do Localeur has tips on restaurants, night life, art and more from locals in L.A., New York, San Francisco, Houston and Austin, Texas.112Travel On Trailburning.com, runners and hikers share new spots, old favorites Calling all globe-trotting runners and hikers: Discover trails and share them with others. 113Travel Web Buzz: Dealscoopr.com tracks deals at your favorite destinations The site remembers your home airport and links easily to ideas you might not have thought of. But where’s the save button?114Travel Web Buzz: From farm to table to app directory Farmstarliving.com, a website and app, offers a directory of restaurants serving food from local farmers. It also lists farms and lodging.115Travel Travel website: Trekkel.com suggests to-dos The Trekkel.com website assists those looking for activities in new cities. Dining, shopping, scenic wonders are among the options.116Travel CarryOn.com social travel site rewards followers with savings Web Buzz: The CarryOn.com website lets travelers create or follow travel deals, rewarding them with escalating savings.117Travel Web Buzz: Let AFAR Travel Guide inspire and lead you The AFAR Travel Guide offers things to do crafted by experienced travels, or customize your own guide for on- or offline use.118Travel For inexpensive car rental, consider FlightCar.com Web Buzz: FlightCar acts as the go-between for business and leisure travelers who are willing to make their cars available to one another.119Travel Travel guidance via the Web app Road Ninja Web Buzz: Yes, a lot of apps will show you what services are at the next exit, but Road Ninja is a particularly streamlined one. Gas, food, lodging, services and more can be found. 120Travel Web Buzz: Peek.com highlights activities and tours in 19 cities Peek.com lets travelers explore activities in 17 U.S. destinations and London and Paris.121Travel Web Buzz: A new Spin on togetherness Web Buzz: The new app Spin allows groups of up to 10 friends to share and comment on photos and video.122Travel AllTheRooms.com a one-stop snapshot of lodging options Web Buzz: Compare room prices at hotels, B&Bs, hostels, apartments and more at AllTheRooms.com.123Travel Web Buzz: Jetpac City Guides lets Instagram photos guide the way Jetpac City Guides creates bite-sized, list-driven guides to 5,000 cities by analyzing public Instagram photos.124Travel Rome2Rio.com shows travelers how to get from here to there Web Buzz: Rome2Rio.com helps scope out travel routes by air, train, bus and more along with listing estimated prices.125Travel Web Buzz: Splurge on small toiletry items with TravelBeauty.com Travel-size products for bath, body and more with an upscale air and prices to match are on offer at TravelBeauty.com.126Travel Web Buzz: Map the World by Travelzoo Here’s an interactive jigsaw puzzle app to help kids learn world geography. 127Travel Web Buzz: SportsWhereIAm.com gets tourists into the game SportsWhereIAm.com lists sporting events by city, allowing tourists to games with locals.128Travel Pinocular.com matches interests with vacation sites Web Buzz: The travel website Pinocular.com lets you customize your leisure plans according to the activities you enjoy.129Travel Spottly helps turn smartphones into travel journals Web Buzz: Spottly, an app for iPhone and iPad, helps travel enthusiasts quickly turn photos and notes into bucket lists.130Travel Let Bikeovernights.org guide your cycling getaway Web Buzz: Bikeovernights.org, with its photos, tips, travelogues and more, is an excellent resource for those planning bike trips in the U.S. and Britain.131Travel HolidaysForHumanity.com a source for meaningful trips Web Buzz: HolidaysForHumanity.com helps vacationers plan trips that are environmentally responsible and socially empowering.132Travel TripGems.com website lets travelers share hidden gems Web Buzz: A look at the TripGems.com website, where travelers can share experiences. 133Travel Web Buzz: LoungeBuddy app can open up VIP doors This app lifts the veil on airport lounges the world over. 134Travel Web Buzz: Vacatia.com makes it easy to buy and sell time shares Vacatia.com is very user-friendly, but be sure to carefully read the fine print about that time share deal.135Travel Web buzz: Jetradar app seeks out cheaper fares This flight comparison app can help you find cheaper rates than some of your favorite online travel agencies. 136 Web Buzz: AdventureLink.com helps you choose your own AdventureLink.com offers more than 14,000 trips with various activities that can be sorted by budget, destination, theme, etc.137Travel BeckandScore.com rounds up luxury travel packages to major events Web Buzz: BeckandScore.com launches its high-end travel services with World Cup packages to Brazil.138Travel Web Buzz: Bid on boutique hotels with Stayful The website Stayful.com finds deep discounts at independent and boutique hotels in San Francisco and New York, with other cities to be added later, using its own bidding system.139Travel FleaQuest is your guide to vintage shops The FleaQuest website offers a nationwide directory for vintage markets, salvage centers, flea markets and more.140 Web buzz: Fest300.com introduces festivals from around the world Fest300 website, founded by Chip Conley, introduces the top festivals from around the world to the ‘culturally curious.’141Travel Web Buzz: Need a break and a destination? Let ZapTravel be your guide The free, members-only website searches destinations and dates, and finds the best prices.142Travel Web Buzz: TheLuxeNomad.com offers flash-sale deals TheLuxeNomad.com offers flash sale deals for hotels and resorts in the Asia-Pacific region.143Travel Web Buzz: Connect cheaply, or free, with Vonage Mobile app Texting, video chats, calls and photo sharing are included in Vonage Mobile’s free app.144Travel Web Buzz: TheSuitest.com makes it easy to compare luxury hotels You’re going to want to tell your travel agent — or personal assistant — about this value-added hotel-booking website. 145 National Geographic acts as your guide to the city Depending on whether you download the free version or the paid, the City Guides app for iPhone and iPad offers a wealth of tips, facts and other information for each destination. 146Travel Web Buzz: MochaMeet.com makes meet-ups a snap MochaMeet.com simplifies the planning process for group get-togethers around the globe.147Travel Web Buzz: Smart Layover app points the way during long waits Layovers don’t have to be a pain in the derrière. 148World & Nation Break down language barriers with WebFlakes.com The website translates into English content from locals in France, Italy, Japan and other countries blogging in their native languages. 149Travel Web Buzz: GlobalAdventuress.com for traveling women There’s an adventuress in every woman just waiting to come out. 150Travel Web Buzz: Springpad to a memorable trip With this app, a traveler can collect and organize vacation ideas beforehand, as well as digital memorabilia after you’re back home.151Travel Web Buzz: RouteHappy.com Rates flights by such qualities as comfort and power outlets, in addition to price.152 Web Buzz: Make like you’re a local with Tripzaar.com Local guides help set a travel itinerary of varying complexity, for a price, on the online database.153 Take a trip through D-day sites with iPhone app Normandy D-Day 1944 offers travel tips and historical information for visiting the five invasion beaches as well as 100 other locations throughout Normandy.154 Web Buzz: Rack up the airline points at Pointshound.com The global booking website entices users with airline mileage points in exchange for reserving hotel stays. But not all loyalty programs are available. 155Travel Travel web aids: Chic but economical lodging on ThePoshPacker.com This is a site for global travelers who demand more design and style than the average backpacker on a post-college, round-the-world romp. 156Travel Web Buzz: Minube app offers travel ideas from globe-trotters Pictures, videos and destination recommendations come from more than 500,000 real international travelers.