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Getting a Data SIM Card for your iPhone for Europe

Let’s face it, we are addicted to our phones. While I personally (and laughably for some) still use a Blackberry because I love the QWERTY keypad, I see it all around me and and 40% of our clients confirm that … Continue reading

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The Newest Trend in International Cellular Roaming

It seems like most of the carriers, including AT&T, Verizon and Sprint (but not T-Mobile…yet) are offering “buckets” or rather, X amount of call time minutes or X amount of MB for data for travelers who want to stay connected … Continue reading

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International Roaming with T-Mobile

If you are planning on traveling internationally and want want to use your T-Mobile phone to make or receive calls, check emails or even use Skype, your phone is most likely a quad band GSM phone and thus will work … Continue reading

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Retiring in Italy

When people mention retiring in Italy, the first thing that probably comes to mind is that, well, someone must have a very nice nest egg tucked away somewhere. Conversely, when people talk about retiring in Costa Rica or Mexico, people … Continue reading

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I Can’t Stand My Provider!

Practically every day, people complain to me about their cellular provider or tell me how they can’t wait until their contract is up so that they can switch. I have the same news for you as I have for them, … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off in Italy Interestingly enough, many Italians do not perceive that taking advantage of someone a bit is inherently a bad thing. In fact, culturally, if you pull a fast one on someone, you are … Continue reading

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My Experience Unlocking my T-Mobile Cell Phone

I have always been a fan of T-Mobile and have seldom been critical of them but when its well-deserved, and taking a cue from Verizon, they are going to hear from me know. I have been a T-Mobile customer literally … Continue reading

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exquisite-planet: Bled, Slovenia

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Do cell phones work on cruise ships?

This question gets asked a lot by travelers, and most often it’s only the cruise line that will answer this question truthfully. The answer is most often always “You can subscribe to our cruise line cell phone network.” What they … Continue reading

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exquisite-planet: Isle of Skye, Scotland

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