In the northern hemisphere, we're coming into summer--prime traveling season. So, let's look at some of the best new mashups that help you travel the way you want to. For many, one of the things we always do on a trip is try to find cheap hotels near a specific place, be it a friend's house or an event venue. Or, maybe you're looking for something city-specific. And, for those stuck in an office, you can always live vicariously through your friends and their travel photos.
Your local newspaper probably uses maps on its site. If it doesn't, it will soon. As newspapers look online for readership (and thus, revenue), they look for new ways to show information related to the places they cover.