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Google flight-check on its way

Google flight-check on its way

Google is set to challenge flight comparison sites such as Skyscanner with a new price check service which will “blow them out of the water”.

That’s the (as ever understated) view of Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary who says the low-cost airline is working with the internet giant to deliver a new and improved way to find the cheapest flight online. (more…)

Collectors pieces

Collectors pieces

Internet giant Google celebrated the 255th anniversary of the British Museum with one of its famed ‘Google Doodles’ (pictured above) – a tribute that sent millions online around the world to the museum’s website (causing it to work at a snail’s pace at the time of writing!). (more…)

Googles Doodle celebrates Antoni Gaudi

Googles Doodle celebrates Antoni Gaudi

Even those travellers determined to avoid all culture on holiday must find it impossible, when in Barcelona, not to look up and marvel open-mouthed at one or other of Antoni Gaudi’s fantastical buildings. (more…)

Google’s Galapagos

Google’s Galapagos

This year marks the 178th anniversary of the British scientist Charles Darwin’s visit to the Galapagos Islands, a trip that inspired his ground-breaking theory of natural selection which changed (and continues to challenge) perceptions of the origins of life on earth. (more…)

Google Street View goes cross country

Google Street View goes cross country

There are some travellers who won’t book a hotel without using Google’s Street View service to check out the surrounding neighbourhood. But soon you’ll be able to use it to see some of the most deserted regions of the world, as the internet giant sends its cameras cross country. (more…)

Virtually on holiday

Virtually on holiday

We’ve all taken a tour of our own neighbourhoods on Google Maps – checking out what our chimney looks like and if the big house on the corner really does have a swimming pool in the garden. (more…)

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