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Filed Under:Lifestyle / Travel
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Archived Since:May 7, 2010

Blog Post Archive

The Gadgets Some Of My Favorite Travel Bloggers Carry

6 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

There’s one way to test the reliability, usefulness, and battery life of any tech – travel extensively with it. You might know some of the tech gear and gadgets I travel with but I was curious to see what devices made the essential list...Show More Summary

How To Get A Visa For Every Country In Central Asia

This is a guest post by Nick and Dariece, the couple behind Goats On The Road, a website designed to inspire others to live a financially sustainable, location independent lifestyle. Masters at making money abroad and turning their travels...Show More Summary

How To Spend A Short Trip To Vilnius, Lithuania

6 days agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, is the ideal size for active travel feet who want a city that can be wandered around with nothing more than leg power. Like 2 to four minutes in Dubai, Vilnius is small enough to be thoroughly explored...Show More Summary

Get Better Travel Photos From Your Phone With These Apps

6 days agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Most of the best mobile phones of 2014 for travelers (and newer) have good camera sensors but there’s often a big difference in the resulting photos between models. What you may not realize is that lens quality is as important as the...Show More Summary

An Interview With The Geneticist Who Overcomes Flight Phobia To Study The World’s Fastest People

6 days agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

I first read about Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis MMEDSci., PhD, FACSM in The Sports Gene, a book by David Epstein about what makes super athletes different than the majority of us. Dr. Pitsiladis is a Professor of Sport and Exercise ScienceShow More Summary

What Frequent Travelers Should Know About LTE Bands Before Buying A New Phone

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

It’s a great time of the year to pick up some of the best mobile phones of 2014 as manufacturers are rolling out their latest designs in time for shopping season; but before you purchase there’s one spec to take note of, especially if you value Internet speeds. Show More Summary

A Ramp Agent Explains What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Pack In Your Checked Luggage

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The other day I posted on Facebook an article of mine answering the question, ‘do you need a Pacsafe to protect valuables while traveling?’ – and reader Armanda added they can help prevent your bag straps from getting caught on belt loaders. Show More Summary

Save Money Every Time You Ride The Singapore Metro By Returning Your Ride Card

4 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Not every travel budget tip is about big savings – there are those where advantage outweighs effort – adding up to a few extra dollars, like this trick you can use on the Singapore metro. Hold On To These Tickets Singapore’s Mass Rail...Show More Summary

The Best Mobile Phones Of 2014 For Travelers (Or Anyone, Really)

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

There isn’t a single mobile phone that isn’t, well, mobile. Whether you’re traveling around the world or mostly on the move to an office, you need the best intersection of portability and functionality. You might hate the constant upgrading...Show More Summary

Misconceptions About Singapore’s Clean Utopia

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Singapore is one of the world’s most centrally organized nations whose legal system imposes fines in the thousands of dollars, jail time, plus canings in an effort to keep streets clean of trash and crime. There are at least 5 laws travelers...Show More Summary

TunnelBear Brings All The Travel Benefits Of A VPN To Your Mobile Devices

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

A virtual private network (VPN) is a technology you should never travel without but until recently most applications focused on desk-laptop use and mobile versions were clunky at best. A VPN’s security benefits are invaluable to allShow More Summary

5 Laws In Singapore Decent Travelers Should Know Prior To Arrival

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Singapore is a city-state that’s known for its low crime rates as well as strong penalties for what are usually considered minor offenses in other developed nations. Sure, vandalism carries the possibility of caning as a punishment but if you have any sense, you won’t be spray painting cars in foreign countries anyway. Show More Summary

How To Properly Calculate The Number Of Days Left On A Schengen Visa

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Those of you who travel frequently in and out of Europe have likely had the same confounded expression many European immigration officials do when trying to figure out how many days you legally have left in the Schengen Area. It would...Show More Summary

How To Enable And Use Two Factor Authentication Without A Phone Number

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Hopping on to open airport wireless networks or checking your email from hotel computers are great conveniences but can expose your online accounts to password theft. One way to reduce the risk is to manage your passwords digitally but passwords can be stolen in a number of ways and places, such as Internet cafes. Show More Summary

How To Sext Securely When Traveling

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

I’m not going to judge how you like to keep in digital touch with your partner(s? oh, heey playa!) but whether or not you’re sending private parts electronically, you might want to keep some bits private. Not turning your phone intoShow More Summary

Is Hurghada Safe?

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

In many ways Egypt hasn’t changed much since its 2011 revolution – politically the military is back in power, media reports it’s more dangerous than Yemen (based on a truly bizarre conclusion by the World Economic Forum), and life in Hurghada sails along peacefully for tourists and kite surfers. Show More Summary

Ask My Mom: How To Cook Your Favorites From Turkish Cuisine

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Turkish food is disproportionately represented by doner and other kebab varieties in the minds of many. Although it’s not immediately evident eating out around Istanbul’s bright Istiklal Caddesi, most dishes served in Turkish homes are vegetable-based. Show More Summary

6 Reasons You Should Visit Hurghada, Egypt And One Why You’re Not

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Hurghada, Egypt was something of a blank canvas for me where I kept asking how I could travel the world yet mentally miss such an attractive travel destination. I was last in Egypt right after the 2011 revolution, a memorable event in...Show More Summary

Ford Asked Me To Find America’s Most Offbeat Road Trip Destinations In Their New 2015 Unminivan, Here’s Where I Went

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

This post is part of Geek Takeover Week 2014. There are few offers sweeter to a traveler than, here’s a new car and an open road: go find the most interesting places you can. I was handed the keys to Ford’s 2015 Transit Connect minivan...Show More Summary

Some Of The Best Costumes And Cosplay From The 2014 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

This post is part of Geek Takeover Week 2014. The Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas organized by Creation Entertainment is the world’s largest gathering of Trekkies – over 12,000 – held annually in the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino. Show More Summary

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