This Week in Travel (Issue 3)

Coron Island, Palawan, Philippines

Coron Island, Palawan, Philippines

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!




Also, travel blogger @jlowthrop shared an amazing video she created of Britain’s quirky canal network.

Quirky News

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