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Traveling abroad is no simple feat. No matter how much planning we put into our foreign travels, we often encounter at least a minor disaster. From lost luggage to missed flights, international travel can go awry in the blink of an eye. Traveling today means relying on technology. Traveling with more and more tech devices however, has created a host…

GoTenna Mesh, a must-have tech for international travel

After many years spent road tripping, catching (and missing) flights and hopping on train cars, I’d like to consider myself a bit of a travel pro. No matter how many trips I take however, traveling always seems to be relentlessly stressful. These days, I’m lucky if I can go a single journey without losing luggage, popping a tire or even…

Global Scribes Helps Kids Make Friends Around the World

Technology is the proverbial double-edged sword when it comes to our children. It can open vast new worlds of knowledge and discovery for them but also has the potential to lead them down some dark and dangerous digital paths. It’s no secret that the average time kids spend with their mobile devices has skyrocketed in recent years, and unfortunate side…

Santa at the airport

Have you seen the classic 80s movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles? Unlikely travel companions Steve Martin and John Candy get stuck making their way home for the holidays and navigate a bunch of stressful and hilarious situations. Fun to watch on screen; not so fun to experience in real life. The mega-holiday that spans Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day is…

Smart Suitcase

2018 is around the corner and that means it's time to start planning your next adventures. Wherever you might be going next year, it can help to have some handy gadgets with you as you go. One of the best things you can do for an upcoming trip is to figure out what you might need while traveling to your…

Deciding on the Right International Phone Plan

Leaving the country absolutely means needing to take a step back and look at your main communication methods. Are you a big texter? Or more of a pick-up-the-phone-and-call person? Maybe you’re neither and you just like to check up on your friends and family through social media. No matter what your main communication method is, international trips can lead to…

Laptop Ban on Airline Flights

Air travel to the United States soon could become much more inconvenient if an expected expansion of the ban on laptop computers goes into effect. Officials from the Department of Homeland Security are meeting to discuss banning all laptop computers and larger electronic devices from carry-on baggage for any flight departing from Europe to the United States. Here’s what you…

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Whether it’s for work or leisure, you can use technology to help you stay healthy while traveling.  From getting the proper rest, eating healthy, exercising and overall well-being, here are a handful of technologies that will work to your advantage during your next trip. Sleep When you travel for vacation, it’s usually a time you’ve set aside to relax. If…

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