A tutorial video by GeeksOnTour.com about using Google Maps on a smartphone and creating waypoints between your current location and your destination.
If you use Google Photos, it has become a lot easier to add those photos to your maps that you make with Google’s My Maps. This video will show you how.
Travel Planning: The Missing App is RVNotepad! A guest post by Pamela Johnson, the developer of RVNotepad. I asked Pam if she would contribute this article because RVNotepad looks like a great tool for travelers and who knows it better than she who designed it! Thanks Pam! Planning your trip is both fun and frustrating. I love [Click for the rest …]
by Chris Guld GeeksOnTour.com There is no perfect Trip-Planning system, but that doesn’t stop us from continuing to look for one! Here’s a list of systems we have used: Streets & Trips (we even have a full set of tutorial videos on using this one) RoadTrippers – see article Roadtrippers for Trip Planning RVTripWizard – [Click for the rest …]
At the recent FMCA Convention in Madison Wisconsin, we taught a seminar on Google’s My Maps. After the seminar we had a great conversation about making maps with Bob Weithofer who attended the seminar. He ended up sending me a link to a map he made just for his family along with an email that [Click for the rest …]
In this third, and final, article about the Rand McNally TripMaker RVND 7710 GPS for RVs I’m going to talk about Route-Planning. The other two articles were: What’s Up Ahead Multi-Stop Trips Some of the comments to the previous articles specifically asked about routing. We want to know that the GPS is not routing us [Click for the rest …]
We use Streets and Trips on our laptop computer with GPS to navigate while we’re driving, but I know some people that don’t want to do that. They want to plan their trip, then print out directions to use while on the road. When we produced our recent series of Tutorial Videos for Streets and [Click for the rest …]
by Chris Guld, www.GeeksonTour.com del.icio.us Tags: Microsoft Streets and Trips,trip planning,gas cost calculator In today’s GPS-connected world, travelers have many choices for navigation devices. Garmin, Tom-Tom, Magellan, and Copilot are just a few of the brand names for the dashboard devices that will guide you down the road. Even our cell phone (Droid) has wonderful [Click for the rest …]
How to add route lines to your custom map in Google Maps
Using Google Maps to create a custom map and add placemarks with descriptions and links. This video was created in 2008, but the only thing that has really changed is the tab is now called ‘My Places’ rather than ‘My Maps.’ Everything else works as shown.