How to avoid being overcharged when changing foreign currencies

Many travelers assume that the best (and cheapest) way to change money overseas is to use an ATM at your destination. The reason for this, is that with these transactions you’re almost always charged a professional ‘inter-bank’ rate. That rate is set...

Traveling #iPhoneOnly

I’m currently in India traveling #iPhoneOnly (OK, I have an Android phone with me, too), in a mission to see if I can exchange a stack of Rupees I had. (Without warning, the Indian government withdrew all 500 and 1000 Rupee notes from circulation about four...

Get super-quick translations using your Mac

    Many times when you’re traveling with your Mac, you’ll find the need to quickly translate a small amount of text. For a long time, I simply had Google Translate open in a web browser tab and would perform the translations there. In recent...

Apple begins removing outdated apps from the App Store

  Apple has begun a process of removing old, out-dated, and infrequently updated apps from the App Store. Here are some important things you need to know: Apps that haven’t been updated in a long time may be removed from the App Store until the...