Helpful blog posts on both travel and tech; demystifying the world of international mobile technology.
CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) and GSM (Global System for Mobiles) are the two main types of radio system used for mobile phones, but what is the difference between CDMA and GSM? Without delving too much into the technical details, this is what you should know: The vast majority of countries […]
from the 15th of June 2017, UK citizens will be able to use mobile devices in the EU for the same cost as if they were at home, at least until Brexit. That means calling, texting, and surfing the net with no extra charges, including no charges to receive a call. This has been termed […]
Consider heading to these countries to escape the crowds and enjoy experiencing an authentic culture without worrying about breaking your minuscule budget. Nepal Home to snow-covered peaks, forested plains, and serene mountaintop lakes suspended above the clouds, Himalayan Nepal is a dream budget travel destination. Although Nepal was never colonised, English is also widely spoken. A […]
When it comes to staying connected on the road, the budget traveller has a few options. The cheapest however, is usually to buy a local SIM. Of course, you could use an international SIM card, as offered by companies like WorldSIM, but these offer convenience at a high price. A local SIM will not only […]
The UK is NOT cheap. In fact, with the proliferation of low-cost European airlines, the cheapest thing to do is probably jump on a plane to a sunnier and more affordable location! If you insist on exploring this sceptred isle with your limited funds, then I will show you how to travel cheaply in style like […]