WhaleTech: Travel Overseas Yet Never Leave Your Home Again

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Google added over 100,000 new tours to the “tour guide” feature of Google Earth, which steers you through popular destinations while offering suggestions for other nearby places to visit. These sites are spread across more than 200 countries.  

No extra download are necessary to get started with tours; you just need to be running the current version of Google Earth (7.0) for desktop, Android, or iOS.

tour guide lets you explore interesting locales via 3D flyover and also provides background info from Wikipedia as you’re swiping through. And for the first time, Google has amassed and integrated more than one million user-generated Panoramio photos with Earth so you can view your entire surroundings at many of these tour stops

Once fully extended to cover most of the world’s tourist destinations, it will be a pure joy to pre-plan you holiday and all the sight seeing and side trips.

via: The Verge, TheNextWeb


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