Google Maps Popular Local Search Suggestions (US and Japan) - Here is a useful and interesting new feature added to Google Maps recently that will suggest popular queries made by other Google Maps users for a given city/town. Use this feature to see the most popular local searches for a city and learn about what to do and what to see! It's easy to use - simply type in the city name (big or small) in the "Search the Map" field and wait for the list of suggestions to be listed! For example, here are the popular suggestions for the city of Boston, MA: parking garage, mbta, quincy market, fenway park, john f kennedy presidential library, seaport hotel, avalon, logan airport, legal seafood, shaws. It should give you ideas of what to look for or plan to take in.. It's like a personal Google Maps concierge! :)
New countries can now be searched on Google Maps (Ireland & Hong Kong) - Google Maps users around the world can now search for addresses, place names and points of interest in Ireland and Hong Kong!