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What is an eSIM?

Using an eSIM means you can swap phones, switch providers, or change/add coverage all without making any physical changes to your device.   But not everyone understands them yet ...    That’s because it wasn’t too long ago that everyone had physical SIM cards in their phones. These little bits of plastic were invented in 1991 and are still being used 30 years later, although they’ve gotten a lot smaller with time. You know the drill — you pop...

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AIRPORT HACKS: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

It’s considered one of Europe’s best airports, and it’s indeed a treat to have a layover at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). Though it is the continent’s third busiest airport, it’s easy to navigate with great places to grab a bite...

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Seriously cool Canadian airport perks

As any frequent flyer knows, airports can be terrible and boring places. On long layovers, you’re often stuck for something to do. Surely, they should have movie theatres and bowling alleys in order to capitalize on all that dead time...

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AIRPORT HACKS: Miami International Airport (MIA)

Miami International Airport (MIA) is massive and busy, but manages to offer enough to travelers that it doesn’t seem to be as bland and hellish as other large U.S. airports.   Like Miami itself, MIA has a Latin flare in...

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AIRPORT HACKS: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Considering that it is the fourth busiest airport in the world (based on number of passengers), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) can seem a little underwhelming when you’re stuck there on a long layover.    LAX is huge (with nine...

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Travel apps to help you navigate new cities

When you’re visiting a new-to-you city, how do you find the best places to eat, shop, and explore?    Most travel guidebooks are pretty much obsolete by the time they go to print, and often they’re written for such a...

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International phone etiquette tips

How we conduct ourselves with our mobile phones can say a lot about how much we respect other people, and this can be especially true when traveling to other countries.    While it may be perfectly acceptable in North America...