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Showing posts with label travel tips. Show all posts
Showing posts with label travel tips. Show all posts

Feb 10, 2020

Video Casting Fail While Traveling And What I Learned


Video Casting Fail Using WiFi
And What You Can Do Instead



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During our recent trip to Peddlers Village, we had the idea to spend half of one of the days lounging around in the hotel room watching holiday content. To set this up, we brought with us a laptop and a Google Chromecast.

Feb 3, 2020

How To Travel Safe & Stay Healthy During Virus Outbreaks


How To Travel Safe &
Stay Healthy During Virus Outbreaks



Just 6 months ago, we were dealing with the measles outbreak (How To Travel Safe During Measles Outbreak) and now in the new year, we have a new virus, Coronavirus, that is threatening the health of thousands of people. And the effects of these breakouts are definitely felt in the travel industry.

Jan 1, 2020

Top 10 Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Year 2019


Top 10 Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Year 2019


Last year of the decade is behind us. We are now into the new decade of the 2000s. Last year was quite eventful. We did a lot of traveling and did a lot of fun outings: Weekend Family Travels
The year 2020 will bring quite a few changes. These changes are likely going to skew some of the content on this site. It will be an exciting journey.

Aug 5, 2019

How to Download Amazon Videos for Offline When Traveling


How to Download Amazon Videos for Travel


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Netflix and Amazon have quite a few original shows and movies that they produce. And that catalog is getting bigger with some exciting shows coming out in various genres. What is great about this is that you can stream these just about everywhere you are. Better yet, for travel, you can download shows and movies to watch offline on your portable device. Below is how you can download videos from Amazon on your smartphone (this would work similarly on iPad as well).

Jul 29, 2019

Don't Leave Money Behind When Going Through Security

Don't Leave Money Behind With TSA When Going Through Security


Did you know that people leave nearly $1 million in loose change in TSA bins every year?

The checkpoint is a busy and confusing place - it only takes a second for a thief to grab a wallet or a cell phone out of a bin. Grab your stuff and grab your hard-earned cash as you get through the checkpoint and closer to your destination.

Jul 15, 2019

Best Travel Gadgets To Bring on A Miami Getaway


Best Travel Gadgets To Bring on A Miami Getaway


Special contribution by Jane Isherwood, a freelance writer

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Miami’s premier industry is tourism and this Florida city generates more than 24 billion dollars in tourist revenue yearly. If you’re planning a trip to this hot American tourist destination, you should know that bringing the right high-tech gadgets along will help you to enjoy a holiday that goes off without a hitch. The latest travel gadgets make it so easy to get the most out of Miami vacations. Here are some gadgets that you may want to get your hands on before you touch down in this beautiful and sunny city, which boasts some amazing tourist attractions, including Miami Beach, the Art Deco Historic District and Everglades National Park.

Jun 18, 2019

How To Travel Safe During Measles Outbreak

Measles Outbreak And Travel


Number of measles cases over 1,000 in the US for the first time since its eradication
This is what some of the headlines read in the news lately:
    "Travel-Associated Measles Outbreaks On the Rise in US"
    "Number of measles cases over 1,000 in US for the first time since its eradication"
    "Spread of Measles in Europe and Implications for US Travelers"
    "American Academy of Pediatrics report urges travelers get MMR vaccine"

There are even ads on the train that say that measles are spreading:

Jun 3, 2019

You Can Go To Jail For Bringing These Items To Some Countries


You Can Go To Jail for bringing these items to some countries


More than ever, the world is becoming a smaller place to live. Global travel is more common in this century than ever before. We are able to get from one country to another in a matter of hours instead of days. Crossing these borders opens up a lot of opportunities to experience new cultures, sights, and people. Though with ease of movement, you still need to be cognitive that cultures and rules are different from country to country. Before you venture across the ocean, sea, or large chunk of land, check on some of the country-specific regulations. Below, are a few such tips that are related to the travel gadgets that would keep out of jail or at least on the right side of the law.

Feb 4, 2019

Best Way To Carry Money While Traveling


10 Smart Ways to Carry Money While Traveling


Divide and Concur
When out and about, split up your money stash between different areas. You can
- divide between multiple travelers in your party
- and between different areas such as pants' pockets, the fifth pocket of your jeans, inside bag pockets, or hidden jacket pockets
- and the gadgets and accessories below

Dec 3, 2018

Cybercriminals Want To Be the Grinch This Holiday Season How To Thwart Them


Cybercriminals Want To Be the Grinch This Holiday Season How To Thwart Them


Who is a Cybercriminal?

How To Stop Them:

Oct 29, 2018

Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Month - Sept/October


Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Month


New Cool Up-and-Coming Automotive Travel Gadgets & News
Most exciting new electric cars

Sep 17, 2018

How To Read A Map When GPS Is Not Working And Not Get Lost


How To Not Get Lost Even If Your Nav Stops Working




Tour Guide: “The Cu Chi Tunnels were so long and intricate, we don’t know where they all lead to an end, even now”
Tourist: “Did they not have GPS?”

Aug 31, 2018

Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Month - August


Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Month


SIM Cards That Tie You Down Are Going Away
When traveling, your top go-to travel gadget is the smartphone. SIM cards are necessary to make it work when traveling. Now there is a better solution

Aug 13, 2018

SIM Cards That Tie You Down Are Going Away


New SIM Cards and Phone Let You Travel Freeer(click to tweet)


That is freer between different countries and also different cell service carriers.

When traveling, your top go-to travel gadget is the smartphone. To make it usable and functioning when you are traveling internationally all of the travel experts and expats would tell you to get a SIM (subscriber identity module) card at your destination. It is a great travel tip as the cards at location tend to be cheaper and also are a lot more likely to work with the local cell service providers.

Not for long.

Jul 9, 2018

Genius Gadgets to Make Your Next the Best Road Trip

Genius Gadgets to Make Your Next the Best Road Trip (click to tweet)

Guest post by Jane Isherwood, a freelance writer

In the year 2015, 22 percent of vacations undertaken by American families was road travel. A year later, the figure jumped to 39 percent as reflected by a recent study on American tourism by MMGY Global. And, the trend is getting stronger than ever – thanks to cutting-edge road trip gadgets which are redefining road journeys bringing onboard unlimited options for entertainment on the go. When there’s been enough of staring out of the window with conversations growing stale and traffic jams beginning to test your patience, you will thank the smart gadgets you brought with you for your rescue.

Jul 2, 2018

Travel Tips: Why You Should Never Put Your Passport in Your Carry-on (Video)


Travel Tips: Why You Should Never Put Your Passport in Your Carry-on (Video) (click to tweet)



Jun 25, 2018

Travel Advisory: It Is Illegal In Europe To Use Walkie-Talkies


It is often illegal in Europe to use walkie-talkies(click to tweet)


I had no idea until I read this article and did some research. Read on for more information on traveling to Europe and using these communication devices.

Apr 16, 2018

The Dangers of Free Wi-Fi and How To Protect Yourself

Travel and WiFi They Go Together


Travel and WiFi go together, but it also brings a lot of danger when you are at home or traveling.

Apr 5, 2018

Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Month - March


Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Month - March


One More Thing To Cross Off the Bucket List

Part of my Bucket List was to make a clay pot. It is #85 on the list. As of this week, I can now cross it off


Mar 26, 2018

How to Backup Your Priceless Photos While Traveling


How to Backup Your Priceless Photos While Traveling


On March 31st, it is the World Backup Day. It is a reminder to make sure you back up all of your important data be it on a computer, phone, or any other electronic device

Did you know:
30% of people have never backed up