I have recently completed a move to Egypt, from Canada. I will be here at least two years. I would love any suggestions folks here have about Egypt, advice for new arrivals, getting set up/integrated towards long term living, old memories of visits, last minute travel recommendations, foods/places/people not to miss, and more. [more inside]
What are my SIM options for a two week visit to Australia (Sydney) followed by a 1 week visit to NZ (Wellington then drive down west coast of south island to Queenstown)? [more inside]
I need to upload several GB of data fast while on travel to New York. How do I pull this off? [more inside]
Looking for Parisian hotels in Monmartre or in central Paris with US-quality wifi or Internet access during the Christmas season. No wifi tokens or credits or anything like that, looking for flat fee wifi within guest rooms for at least one device. That the hotel be nice to stay at is a plus.
I am on a cross country flight on a Delta 737-800 with DVOD. Everything I am reading says I should have a USB port at my seat, but I can't find it. The flight attendants seemed very confused when I asked them about it. Can anyone tell me exactly where this mysterious USB port would be?
Staying in Italy for 3 1/2 months from June to October 2012. The Flashdrake and I need SIM cards for our mobile/cell phones while we are there. I must have data access as well, at least 1GB a month. The TelCo industry changes so rapidly however, that I hoped that MeFites might help with current options. In the past we have had not problem with SIM cards overseas, particularly finding the Lebara plans great in Europe as they permitted us to call each other for free. [more inside]
Where to print out a boarding pass in Paris? [more inside]
Recommendations for accessing the Internet during a two-week U.S. vacation. Can I buy a suitable 'pay you go' (non-contract) SIM card in the U.S. for this purpose? [more inside]
iPad as Hitchiker's Guide: I've got a couple weeks of travel coming up and I want to carry as little as possible. To wit, I want to bring my iPad as my portable Internet Device and I was wondering what apps would make it the perfect travel companion. Which apps have saved your life enroute? What do you wish you had? [more inside]
What's the best way to get wireless internet in London and other parts of the UK? [more inside]
I am looking for an internet solution for living at 3 homes during the year. Instead of paying for internet service at each one of the 3 homes is there a better option. I looked into tethering my iPhone but it's too much of a hassle. Any ideas?
My laptop (an Acer Travelmate) just gave up the ghost after 3 years and a replaced (but still dodgy) hard drive. Any suggestions for laptops that can handle plenty of travel and being bumped around in bags? [more inside]
Hi, I will be living in Mumbai for 11 weeks next summer. I have an unlocked iPhone 3G. What is my best bet in terms of carrier and plan for the cheapest and most reliable data access? I plan to do local calls over the cell phone voice network and international calls via Skype on the iPhone. Thanks in advance!
Looking for a website that helps me plan a 5-day vacation in detail. [more inside]
Is it a good idea when traveling to connect to a secure proxy with an ssh tunnel for doing business on the internet? [more inside]
What are my options for mobile Internet in Europe? [more inside]
Are their any satellite Internet options for the budget traveler? [more inside]
I'm looking for travel blogs with a very specific focus. [more inside]
i have a friend who is going to ethiopia for 3 months. her flight leaves in a week or maybe 10 days and she will be living in the capitol, Addis Ababa. from what i understand she will be working (volunteering) at a school somewhere outside the city. how can she most easily (tech-wise) and cost effectively stay connected to her friends and family in the states (plus probably iran) via mobile phone and email while there? [more inside]
I have a couple of questions about accessing the internet when travelling with a laptop for the first time. [more inside]
Options for staying connected to the Internet while traveling outside the US for extended period of time.
I'm going to be traveling outside the US for the next year with my laptop and was wondering what the best options are for internet connectivity. The itinerary isn't set, but it will be a mix of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and South America. I'm a freelance web developer and will be working remotely part time to support my existing clients during my travels. [more inside]
How can I continue to operate my one-man software business while out of the country for 3 months? [more inside]
Help me daydream! What are some fairly inexpensive, delightfully exotic places to live that have excellent internet connections? [more inside]
Going to Bogota, Columbia for six weeks. What's the safety / internet situation like there? Got any tips for a newbie? [more inside]
Client needs local internet access phone number(s) in the Philippines, at an affordable price. [more inside]
I'm taking three months this summer to bike cross-country with my father. Is there any way for us to have (reasonably) uninterrupted wireless internet on the route? [more inside]
About to do a round the world trip and was wondering about browsing security of Internet Cafes. [more inside]
quality temporary living quarters in florence? with internet access? i have a friend who is there and could use some help... thanks in advance.