Find Out How Many Hours Are Between You And Them Using TravelMath


Calculating timezones can be confusing when you’ve got to do it often and aren’t especially keen on keeping up with which city is on daylight savings or isn’t. And while an hour may not seem like a significant amount of time, missing a phone call or meeting can be more than inconvenient, if not downright […]

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Enhance Your Mac’s Security On Hostel Networks With Stealth Mode

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When traveling you’re connecting to all sorts of wireless networks whose security you haven’t got a clue about. Typically speaking, most Macs are configured well by default to handle most networks of varying hazard, but you can enhance your protection with a simple settings fix. What Is Mac Stealth Mode? This is a very basic […]

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Is There Any Real Advantage To Carrying A Mac On Your Travels?


Dear Tech Guide For Travel, I’m debating on getting a Mac instead of a Windows machine for my next big trip and was wondering, is there a major advantage (or disadvantage) to doing so? This is one of the most common tech questions I get in my inbox and the Mac versus Windows debate is […]

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Will Removing My Laptop Battery When It’s Plugged In Extend Its Lifespan?

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Battery life is an especially precious commodity when traveling and the normal luxuries we take with electricity become magnified when there’s no outlet around. Since one way to keep your laptop strong is to recalibrate it from time to time by draining it completely, you may be thinking removing it all together when not needed […]

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Interview With Geoffrey Halgand About Hotel Preview Site TVtrip


One of the biggest problems searching for accommodation online is getting a feel for what a room actually looks like beyond thumbnail photos and reviews that float between extremes of love and hate. So when I came across TVtrip, the site that’s got video footage from over 52,000 hotels in the world, I was intrigued. […]

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Updated, Expanded, And Improved: The Ultimate Tech Guide For Travelers Version 2.0

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We all travel with gadgets, store our trip memories as digital data, and stay connected with loved ones over the Internet. Our technology doesn’t take away from our travel experiences but rather enhances them in endless ways. For those who resist it, tech can become a burden heavier than the most over-packed luggage. For those […]

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Interview About Experience Sharing Platform TRAVELinform With Roan Havenga


I had the pleasure of meeting TRAVELinform creator Johann Beukes and partner Roan Havenga last year in Sofia, Bulgaria during the Space Tourism & Travel Trends Summit. Today Roan spends some time talking about TRAVELinform, a site loaded with travel information, and how it might help you travel better both on the road and from […]

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Earn Some Extra Travel Cash By Writing City Guides On UnAnchor

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This is a guest post by Jason Demant, the co-founder of Unanchor whom I interviewed back in 2010. Since then, a few things have changed on the site where travelers can create and sell their own personalized itineraries – this is Part 1 on how to use Unanchor in a series that covers 3 of […]

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Fix Macbook Clock Drift With A Simple System Preferences Change

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Traveling across timezones and keeping track of them can be a bit jarring for our biological clocks but you may have noticed your Macbook getting a bit slow over the years as well. When you cross timezones and update you clock – you might be exposing a problem you wouldn’t otherwise notice – that your […]

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Top 5 Travel Apps For Android

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This is a guest post by The Recapp, who recommends these five free travel apps, compatible with Android devices, for all your travel needs. As the calendar year is winding down, our stress and fatigue levels are surely rising from a busy 12 months. It’s time for a vacation! Whether you’re already planning a holiday […]

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