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3 (Incorrect) Things People Say about Wifi While Traveling

Posted by Robert Blaker on May 26, 2017 11:01:36 AM

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We wanted to clear up a few misconceptions that people often have when talking about different options for Wifi while traveling. Here are a few of the common (and incorrect) things that people say:

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Topics: Outbound Business, Inbound Tourist, Young Backpacker

Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Mobile Phone Plans For WiFi

Posted by Robert Blaker on Apr 27, 2017 12:59:44 PM

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If you’re planning using your cell phone plan for your data needs while traveling, you may not be aware of some of the problems that people run into. Here are a few of the issues that you may encounter when using your phone for WiFi while you travel, and how you can avoid them.

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Topics: Outbound Business, Outbound Family, Young Backpacker

What Is A Pocket WiFi Device? (And How To Use One)

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Mar 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Traveling to the US on business or for a family vacation and staying connected can be challenging. Getting around is relatively easy in the US, although it is generally very reliant on cars. You will usually find a WiFi connection at your hotel, some restaurants, cafés, and some transportation hubs. These connections are often paid and it can be tedious and frustrating to get online using them. If you need a reliable connection to stay in touch with the office, planning ahead is very important. If you are an avid social media user and like to keep your family and friends updated, getting a portable pocket WiFi device is a very good idea. These devices are usually the size of a cell phone (or smaller) and connect to local network providers. There are many options out there that can fit your budget. Here is how it works:
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Topics: Outbound Business, Outbound Family

3 of the World's Cheapest Places to Live and Work Remotely

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Feb 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Southeast Asia attracts the most digital nomads because it has some of the cheapest places to live in the world. People are attracted to the low cost of living and warm climate. Thailand, in particular, is a popular destination with Chiang Mai and Bangkok as some of the most attractive and inexpensive. Many nomads also prefer the islands of Thailand and other countries in the area because here you can literally work from the beach. The number of digital nomad-friendly cities around the world is growing. However, most of them with a total cost of living under $1000 per month are in Southeast Asia. Chiang Mai is most famous for its low cost and here we will add three more destinations that are worth checking out.

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Topics: Outbound Business, Young Backpacker

Digital Nomads: Build A Company While Traveling The World

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Feb 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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The traditional company is founded in a fixed location by someone with know-how or a plan to capitalize on an innovation. With current technology, you don’t have to be fixed to one location. The world of business is slowly moving to the virtual world. A new generation of workers is on the rise that is opposed to the nine to five grind and wants to travel the world. Many of these digital nomads are well-educated or have worked for a major tech company. Some believe you can build your company while traveling the world. It is much cheaper to work remotely from places like Southeast Asia compared to San Francisco or other startups centers where the cost of doing business is rising.
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Topics: Outbound Business, Young Backpacker

Finding A Business Wifi Solution For Travel In The US

Posted by Yoko Uchida on Jan 5, 2017 3:48:16 PM

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While the US is one of the most connected countries in the world, when you travel for business your time is limited and your needs are specific. American cities generally have a good infrastructure and public WiFi. Many restaurants and cafés provide their guests with WiFi, but those are a wifi solution are more suited for the casual internet user who is sharing photos and staying in touch with family and friends. For more formal use, like a business trip, a more sustainable wifi solution is in order. There are a few options to consider in order to stay on top of urgent emails and communicate with a home office, clients, and vendors.
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Topics: Outbound Business

3 Things Successful Business Travelers And Digital Nomads Have In Common

Posted by Yoko Uchida on Nov 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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As the world economy becomes more global, the job markets follow close behind. Companies search for talent beyond the traditional boundaries set by countries. Workers are also taking advantage of this trend and work remotely in every imaginable way. You can get a remote job in many fields like software engineering, social media marketing, and copywriting to work from anywhere in the world. You can also have a traditional career that has grown into traveling the world as a salesperson or a brand ambassador. Working on the go provides the same advantages and challenges for all digital nomads.

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Topics: Outbound Business, Young Backpacker

The Best Ways To Travel Europe

Posted by Yoko Uchida on Nov 2, 2016 11:38:06 AM

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There are many unforgettable places to visit across the globe. Europe alone contains many points of interest in close proximity. The old continent is home to a range of countries with unique and fascinating cultures. The spirit of Europe attracts many travelers and digital nomads who stay for months or years, often working from their laptops and hopping from country to country.

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Topics: Outbound Business, Young Backpacker

China Travel Tips: Productivity Hacks for Your Business Trip

Posted by Yoko Uchida on Aug 23, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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Visiting China on business is very different than visiting China on vacation. The country doesn't allow Gmail, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat and other apps that let you connect easily with all your contacts back home, and it becomes extremely challenging to stay connected with your local contacts or people back home.

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Topics: Outbound Business

5 Things to Know Before Leaving for a Business Trip to Japan

Posted by Yoko Uchida on Aug 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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International business trips can be challenging especially when you're traveling to countries like Japan. Not only the time differences are wide and you may be tired from jetlag, but also the cultures are often very different especially if you are from the western countries. Because of that, it's always good to over prepare than under prepare, and below, I've listed some tips and things to know before you leave for business trip to Japan.

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Topics: Outbound Business