Wikivoyage – A World Travel Guidebook in a Wiki

New Mobile Web App Added to the Wap Review Directory Mobile Link: Rating: Content  Usability  Doctype: html Home Page Weight: 105 KB (94 KB compressed) Category: Travel Description: Wikivoyage, which became part of Wikimedia Foundation in January 2013, is a wiki style worldwide online travel guide. Wikivoyage was created by a group of editors at the older, for profit travel site Wikitravel who were unhappy with that site’s management. Because content at Wikitravel was created by the community and licensed under … Continue reading

Stay Away From Travelocity’s Mobile Site!

I don’t know about you but when I travel I tend to use my mobile browser a lot. Checking flight status, finding hotels and restaurants are common tasks for the traveler and even if you have a laptop with you it’s  usually easier to  just pull out your phone. I’ve never actually tried to book a flight using only a mobile browser but it is possible on many airline and online travel booking sites. However, the latest version of Online … Continue reading

Found On The Mobile Web #208

Found on the Mobile Web is a weekly WAP Review feature listing newly added and updated sites on the mobile portal and WapReview mobile site directory. With these latest additions the directory and portal now list 2195 mobile sites. Search/Local Papa John’s Pizza UK Online ordering service and store locator for Papa John’s locations in the UK. On the iPhone and other devices  with HTML5 location provider support the web app uses it suggest nearby locations. Source: Mobile … Continue reading

Pocket Southwold

Guide to Southwold, a town on the England’s Suffolk coast that is noted for its natural beauty and historic structures including the 15th Century Church of St Edmund, historic pier, harbor, lighthouse and brewery. The attractive, image heavy Pocket Southwold site appears to have been designed for the iPhone but also works well with other mobile browsers that are able to handle its 100 KB pages including the Nokia Webkit browser, Opera Mini and even the “Services” browser on recent … Continue reading

Find the Best Hunting and Fishing Spots With Louisiana Sportsman’s Mobile Site

Louisiana Sportsman Magazine’s mobile site features daily user-submitted Louisiana fishing and hunting reports, and articles on hunting and fishing in Louisiana and Florida. There are also links to weather forecasts and radar maps for the area along with a directory of fishing and hunting guides. Louisiana Sportsman is certainly a good resource for area sportsmen, however the mobile site’s usability could be better. The biggest issues are that the phone numbers in the guides are not click to call … Continue reading

Easy Mobile Booking for Vegas Shows

Vegas Mobile Concierge is one of the first mobile web based e-commerce sites I’ve seen that’s actually easy to use. It’s main function is finding and booking Las Vegas shows, something it does very well. You pick a show and are presented with the available times and prices. The prices include all taxes and fees so there are no surprises. Once you choose the number and type of tickets you want you are prompted to use a click to call … Continue reading

Fundi – Traveler’s Guide to South Africa

Fundi is a mobile web guide to businesses, events and attractions throughout South Africa. Listings, which include click to call numbers and in most cases a description and address, are organized by city or town as well as by topic area. South Africa is expecting a massive influx of visitors for the FIFA World Cup next year and guides like Fundi should be popular. The well designed site is generally easy to use. Fundi is a new site and businesses … Continue reading

Lonely Planet Mobile

Lonely Planet‘s mobile web site ( has become my new favorite free online mobile travel guide. The site provides extensive information for hundreds of cities around the world. For each destination listings cover restaurants, hotels, shopping, attractions and night life. For major cites like Vancouver there are hundreds of listings, each of which includes a brief description, click to call phone number, address, Google map and approximate price range. The site is searchable by keyword and tag and also … Continue reading