Guest Post by Tori Atkinson Technology can be a lifesaver when you’re on the go - and this is especially true when traveling or moving abroad, where you’re in an unfamiliar environment. Having information access at your fingertips thanks to your smartphone can ensure you get the most out of your … [Read more...] about 5 Essential Apps for Travelers and Expats
Survey Says. . .
A couple weeks ago I posted a three-question survey, asking whether you want to see more, less, or about the same amount of information about each topic. The results are in -- the majority of you want to see more articles and information about Panama! Here's the breakdown. #1. Panama -- … [Read more...] about Survey Says. . .
How to Watch Your Favorite US TV Shows from Anywhere in the World
From the archives. . . It's not a VPN (virtual private network), but it lets you watch US TV shows on your computer, TV, tablet, phone or game device. It's perfect for expats and travelers who want to keep up with favorite shows, sports and other entertainment from "home." It's called … [Read more...] about How to Watch Your Favorite US TV Shows from Anywhere in the World
How to Stay Connected Overseas without Breaking the Bank
Recently a reader told me he'd appreciate "any suggestions on how to stay connected." When it comes to staying in touch with family, friends and business back home, a little planning before you leave can save you lots of money and frustration. All these suggestions will work whether you're … [Read more...] about How to Stay Connected Overseas without Breaking the Bank
Portable Computers for Portable Careers
This month seems to be all about portable careers here at Future Expats. No matter what portable career you choose, you'll need a computer -- even if it's just to handle email and bookkeeping. And when your career is portable, you'll probably want a computer that's, well, easily portable. The … [Read more...] about Portable Computers for Portable Careers
Use a VPN with your Tablet or Smart Phone
Recently I started using a VPN (virtual private network) on my Android tablet. If you're using your Android device (phone or tablet) on a public WiFi network, snoopers can glom onto your data so it's important to protect yourself. Especially if you're using your tablet to connect to bank … [Read more...] about Use a VPN with your Tablet or Smart Phone