Ditch the map
It's difficult to navigate a new neighborhood, let alone a totally different country. And good luck trying to rely on an old-school map or a friend's (or worse, a stranger's) directions—you'll get lost. Actually, you're probably already lost. Enter Rome2rio. Whether trying to traverse the subways of Manhattan or figure out the quickest way from Bulgaria to Belgium, it's your new best travel friend. Co-founders, Michael Cameron and Bernhard Tschirren have made a one-stop portal for all your transportation needs including planes, trains, taxis and more, all with time details and pricing. With just a few clicks, users can figure out the best travel methods. www.rome2rio.com.