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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…

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…

Unplug: A Case for Ditching Technology on Vacation

Technology has essentially become an extension of our physical selves. And it’s no wonder – we rely on technology for many things. When all of those resources play such an important role in having each day run smoothly, it’s hard to imagine disconnecting from it. But, when you’re traveling and on vacation, doing that may be just what you need.

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