Clean water. It’s something you take for granted if your country offers it up freely. Just turn on the spigot of your faucet and bam. Insta-water. But travel to a country which doesn’t have the luxury of clean water and it will change your way of thinking. Ironically, I love traveling to countries with bad drinking water. When I was doing my month-long […]
What cool gifts can you get a GRRRL (or guy) traveler for the holidays? Well, looking into 2014, I have three big predictions, which determined the GRRRL’s top 10 travel gadgets for 2014!
As of July 1, 20013, Google RSS Reader is shutting it’s doors and sunsetting it’s application. For many of you who use Google Reader and subscribing to my site (as well as many of your other favorite sites), this means you’ll need to jump ship and find new alternatives for a reader. Here’s a few alternatives for you…
The best iPhone / iPodTouch apps for travelers. 7 travel-worthy apps you won’t regret having.
Before I moved to Korea, I couldn’t imagine how much the today-me would want to congratulate myself for getting an Apple iPod Touch. Flash forward to a year abroad and nine countries later and I believe, it’s the only hand-held choice for a traveler.
Attention all Mac and Apple fans, you can get your Apple fix in Korea too!
When I first arrived to Korea and realized I needed a converter plug for my Apple Powerbook, I was given an apologetic look and an explanation that there weren’t many Apple stores here. I was told there was one store in Seoul called Frisbee.
there are more stores than I was led to believe… Korea has two certified Apple Reseller stores– Frisbee and a# .
Here are four great iPod and iPhone apps to get if you’re in or traveling around korea.
When you’re new to a country, the last thing you want to deal with is extraneous stress and confusion with important things… like cellphones and phone plans. Still, when that one person whom you were told would help you set up the necessities of your brand new life, can’t lend simple advice or is reluctant to take any responsibility outside of work hours, what do you do? Whatever it takes.
There are few things I’m truly jazzed enough to recommend, but I’m all raves about my new Samsung ST500. It’s my 3rd month using it and I’ve been taking it around with me… everywhere! For the solo traveler, blogger and adventure flashpacker, it will make your life and travels, both lighter and easier. I highly recommend it.