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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 to eat and plenty of activities to keep you occupied on a longer layover.  From finding a spot to unwind, a spot to snooze, or a spot to shop, here are some of the aloSIM team’s fave airport hacks...

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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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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...

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Embracing the return of business travel

A life of frequent travel sounds so glamorous, but it can be a grind — especially during these strange COVID times.    Flying into a city for meetings with barely a minute to enjoy anything and dealing with flight delays...