Now more than ever, technology allows us to stay connected while we’re away. Gone are the days when you leave for a trip and have no access to home. There are numerous tools you can use to monitor your house while you’re on the road.
The video doorbell system allows you to monitor your home and answer the doorbell using your smartphone. Download the Ring app to connect with your system. Besides the doorbell, other Ring accessories include security systems, motion detectors and smart lighting. Pricing varies by product.
Canary’s security system gives you 24-hour live video of your home via the app. There are multiple settings you can alter for when you’re home and away, including night and privacy features. Any activity is recorded and stored.
The smart thermostat allows you to heat and cool your house from your smartphone. The system comes with sensors to keep in important rooms of your home to ensure they stay the most comfortable. Create a schedule for when you’re home and away. If you forget to adjust your system while traveling, simple change it using the app on your smartphone.
Nest offers a variety of smart home options including thermostats, indoor and outdoor security cameras, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide alarms, locks and security systems. Download the Nest app to begin controlling your systems.
Vegetarianism and veganism are on the rise for a multitude of reasons, from documentary movies revealing the treatment of the animals humans consume to the economic and environmental impacts of consuming meat and other animal-based foods. Cities around the world are more well-aware than ever that they need to satisfy visitors of any dietary choice or taste. A study conducted by WalletHub resulted in a list of the best U.S. cities for vegetarians and vegans using 17 criteria, including the number of restaurants that serve meatless options, the cost of groceries for non-meat eaters and the number of salad shops per capita. And the results are in.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.