Helsinki’s huge VR gig hints at the potential of virtual tourism | Travel

Helsinki’s huge VR gig hints at the potential of virtual tourism | Travel

According to Finland’s National Police Board, this year’s Vappu Eve (the festive night before May Day, when the country traditionally enjoys public fun and frolics) was “exceptionally peaceful”. Citizens largely respected calls to stay at home. And yet … I found myself at a gig in Helsinki’s Senate Square with almost 150,000 other people. I […]
Five of the best online mapping apps | Travel

Five of the best online mapping apps | Travel

Sprawling an unwieldy and mug-stained Ordnance Survey sheet across a kitchen table to plan a walk is one of life’s great joys. But while poring over a paper map will always have its place, today there is a large and rapidly growing array of sophisticated digital tools...