Flashlights for Travel: Ultra Light and Ultra Bright

One item which should definitely be on your pack list, especially¬†if you’re headed to a country like India where power outages can occur almost daily, is a flashlight. Even if the power is working fine, you may need a flashlight to light your path after the sun goes down. If […]


Your Hotel Room Safe May Not Be

If you typically stay in hotel rooms with an electronic safe in the room when you travel, you may want to double check just how safe your safe is. The following YouTube video reveals how a hotel room safe was unlocked by simply entering a default password of all zeros […]


Free In-flight Wi-Fi on Delta Airlines during August with GoGo

If you’ll be flying on Delta Airlines this month and want to gets some emails done during your flight, give the following a whirl: Log in to your Delta.com account, view My Trips and check your upcoming trip to see if it will have Wi-Fi available Once you’re airborne, connect […]


The Best Carry-On Backpacks 2

With it practically a given now that on your next flight you’ll have to pay to check a bag, you may take a shot at flying with only a carry-on bag and not checking any luggage at all. More and more people are doing so, and there entire websites, such […]


How to Send Cheap International Text Messages (SMS)

For many people, text messages, a.k.a. SMS (Short Messages Service), have become the predominant way to communicate using their mobile phone. While sending a text message within your home country may be cheap or included in a monthly package, sending a text message to a foreign country is usually not […]


The Irony of My Citi Account Getting Hacked

As has been widely reported, credit card and banking giant Citi announced it’s network was hacked and that the personal data of thousands of customers may have been accessed, including names, phone numbers, email addresses and, most importantly, credit card numbers. Unlike most people, however, I didn’t hear about this […]