Welcome to Gogobot’s third issue of “This Week in Travel!” We’ve created a round-up of our favorite travel news this week. Enjoy!
Environmentally Friendly Travel gets a Boost with New Electric Car Charging Docks
Long-distance car travel has always been an issue with electric car owners. Tesla wants to address this issue by rolling out an electric car charging network from coast-to-coast in the US. The stations will be “rapid-charge”, allowing drivers to get back on the road quickly. The network will stretch from New York to Los Angeles.
Full story from Gadling here
How To Avoid Jet Lag
Do you hate when terrible jet lag ruins the the first few days of your trip? Our body clocks can really throw a wrench in our plans when travelling, but researchers from top US universities have shared their top tips on how to avoid severe jet lag – and it’s much more than just “stay awake”.
Full story from Wall Street Journal here
The Best Places for Water Sports, Scuba Diving & Sailing
On Monday, some travel enthusiasts from Gogobot’s twitter community took part in #GogobotChat, Gogobot’s weekly travel discussion. The theme was “sea travel”, and we discussed water sports, ocean travel and seafaring adventures.
Our #GogobotChat participants were extremely enthusiastic about the Philippines – it came out on top as the favorite water-related destination!
— Claudia Mary (@Claudia__Mary) June 3, 2013
— Harold Smith-Franzen (@roaminggaijin) June 3, 2013
A4. The Philippines, Malaysia are my choices. #gogobotchat
— Juno Kim (@RunawayJuno) June 3, 2013
Also, travel blogger @jlowthrop shared an amazing video she created of Britain’s quirky canal network.
— She Gets Around (@Jlowthrop) June 3, 2013
- Exploring East LA by Metro
- You Could Get from NYC to LA in 45 Minutes….In the Future
- $500 per year for guaranteed extra legroom?
- Is Google Maps ruining the way we travel?
- 5 Tips for Staying Healthy While Travelling
- Travel Tips from Top Travel Bloggers
- Where to go on London’s Most Fashionable Street
- 5 Solo Travel Tips