Travelers who lack the foresight to arrange an international SIM card or calling plan before jetting off to a foreign land have to rely on sporadic WiFi connections in order to access the Internet and transmit data. Never fear, last-minute trippers, because WiFi hotspots are available all over the planet, and most are just a quick password away.
At the beginning of your trip, send those last few emails from the airport where WiFi connections are free but are sometimes limited to a set period of time.
The vital connection you need in order to post that photo to Instagram is typically present in hotels and hostels, so you’ll be covered so long as you don’t decide to venture outside your rented bedroom for the entirety of your stay. If you do choose to actually leave your lodging, you may luck out and find free WiFi hotspots throughout cities with a heavy tourist presence. While not always completely reliable, the flighty connection may be all you need to feel somewhat connected to your world back home.
The next best bet for a wireless connection can be sought out in restaurants and cafes, as long as you are a patron to the services. If you can’t afford to buy a latte every time you want to update your Twitter status, use your holiday as an opportunity to disconnect from your devices and reconnect with your thoughts.
The 1985 song “One Night in Bangkok” mentions many of the overindulgences of this city. One of them is massage parlors. Today, however, a Thai massage is considered an activity that improves one’s physical and mental well-being. The city has shed its former reputation as a place of wild nightlife and decadence, over the past few decades emerging as a major center for international commerce, wellness initiatives and tourism.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
With plastic product bans sweeping the country and American companies continuously finding ways to cut carbon emissions, new green initiatives in individual states seem to pop up every day. Based on data gathered by Zippia — a job-search site that also provides stats on the livability of certain cities — here is a current list of U.S. cities that have taken large steps toward becoming more environmentally friendly.
Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.