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Filed Under:Lifestyle / Travel
Posts on Regator:522
Posts / Week:2.3
Archived Since:May 7, 2010

Blog Post Archive

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

3 days 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

5 days 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?

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 weeks 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 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

How To Visit The Klingon Empire With Honor (And Without Getting Killed)

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

This post is part of Geek Takeover Week 2014. tlhIngan wo’ yajbe’ wa’ ‘ej Qo’noS DIvI’ nep vo’ moj yor galactic ghoch Hov trek wa’. Human nuqneH maH juH Dachegh yuQmey Hem nugh, qatlh qach SuvwI’ tlhIngan SIQpu’bogh. pagh wej maHvaD nIS, tIgh, conform pIH pagh nIS comfort ma’. Show More Summary

How Computer Gaming Kept One Traveler Connected With Home

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

This post is part of Geek Takeover Week 2014. This is a guest post by Alex Berger, a former mergers & acquisitions professional from Arizona who’s now based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Alex writes VirtualWayfarer, a travel blog with a focus on sharing stories, musings, and advice through a visually and narrative rich format. Show More Summary

Geek Takeover Week 2014 Is Now

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

I have completely lost control of this blog. You are now reading words being written by the Matrix through a computer that’s been infected with an alien travel virus from the planet Magrathea. If that sentence made no sense to you then proceed with caution as Geek Takeover Week on foXnoMad has begun. Show More Summary

What Donetsk, Ukraine Looked Like Right Before Civil War

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Huddled with a group of journalists a few hours after returning from Ukraine’s eastern border with Russia, I’ll never forget one of them saying in a dead serious voice, “shit’s about to blow up here.” I couldn’t help but agree in what...Show More Summary

You’ll Find One Of The World’s Best Coffee Shops In Sibiu, Romania

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Somewhere along your travels there’s a chance of unwittingly stumbling upon what you’ll soon realize is a perfect cafe. Positioned near the old fortress walls of 2013?s best city to visit Sibiu, Romania is Pardon Cafe And Bistro, where I shyly entered upon the recommendation of a local. Show More Summary

Ask A Psychiatrist: Is My Constant Desire To Travel A Sign Of Mental Illness?

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Last year in March many of you asked whether you were crazy for wanting to travel the world and how to cope with the mental pressure that can come when undertaking a big life decision. From handling negative family members to wondering...Show More Summary

You’ll Never Play Chess The Same Way Once You See How They Do It In Sarajevo

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Those of you reading via email or RSS will need to click through to the post to view the video above. Walking around The Best City To Visit 2012 Sarajevo, moments before capturing this video I was convinced there was a large brawl taking place. Show More Summary

How To Share One Paid Hotel (Airport Or Otherwise) Internet Connection With Your Friends For Free

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Despite your best efforts, sometimes you can’t find wireless passwords at airports that don’t have free wifi or simply have to accept the inevitable hotel room that charges for Internet. (Come join us in 2014, you know who you are.)Show More Summary

Get Expert Travel Advice On Far To Reach Places Directly Through Plansify

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Finding destination specific information online is pretty easy for general queries like is it safe to travel to Kiev but gets increasingly more difficult as your searches narrow, especially to lesser-traveled places like Socotra. The...Show More Summary

foXnoMad Turns 8 Today Because Of You, So Have A Few Shots On Me

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

I had a lot in mind to write for this blog birthday post – from a renewed inspiration I’ve recently found to my upcoming plans and projects. Perhaps about the question I still can’t completely answer – how long will I keep traveling?...Show More Summary

How To Get To The Top Of The Petronas Twin Towers In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Unless you’re particularly fond of long lines you’ll want to begin looking into reserving tickets online to the Observation Deck of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at least 48 hours in advance. You won’t be completely immune...Show More Summary

Does Traveling Age You Physically?

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

There is a lot of evidence to support the mental benefits of traveling and related activities, such as learning to speak tourist before your next vacation. Few activities stimulate our minds like a trip that stretches our senses. All...Show More Summary

The Best Travel Laptops Of 2014 (So Far)

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Size, battery life, durability and weight aren’t factors that mean much to a laptop that sits on a desk all day but for those of you who carry an electronic baby on your back regularly, they’re crucial factors to consider before purchasing your next one. Show More Summary

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