Satellite phones are a fantastic tool for travelers that break away from the usual tourist routes and want to stay in touch or just want that all important way to call for help in emergencies, but there are some countries in the world that don’t take quite as kindly to the devices.
If you don’t properly prepare yourself beforehand, you could face several inconveniences and even penalties ranging from having your phone confiscated to being arrested and detained.
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Travel has changed. If you resist technology’s influence on globe-trotting, you could easily miss out on key information and opportunities instead of gleaning fulfilling experiences from different countries. These six tech-savvy travel tips will make your trip far more enjoyable and much more stress free.
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Hitting up popular tourist spots may provide you with a history lesson or two, but if you want to truly explore a new city, you want to find ways to travel like a local. With access to up-to-date, insider information, you can be your own tour guide in Rome and blend in with those who call Italy “home.”
These 11 apps will take you on self-guided walking tours, point out the best artwork, help you navigate public transportation, and more.
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Planning a European adventure? Along with your passport, suitcase and credit card, there’s one item that’s going to make your trip a whole lot easier: your smartphone.
A few years back, getting around when visiting a European city meant puzzling out public transport, explaining yourself to a taxi driver or simply expending a whole lot of shoe leather. This might have been great for unplanned adventures off the beaten path, but just as often you ended up lost and frustrated.
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