Keeping in Touch
For many people the
hardest thing about traveling is being away from family and friends. Luckily, there
are plenty of cost efficient ways of maintaining contact with the important people in your
life while you are away.
Cards | Cell Phones
Cafés I Photo Storage
Travelogue Sites | Free E-Mail Accounts |
You will likely need to get your photos put on a CD first in order to
upload them from an internet cafe (easily done at local photo stores or equipped
internet cafes). Most cafes do not allow you to install any kind of photo
uploading software on their computers. If you have a plug and play camera that
doesn't require special software, then you might be able to upload photos to a
photo storage place on the internet without getting them burned onto a CD
Many companies offer free places to store your photos or
other files while you travel. Some of these places allow you to share your
photos with friends and family as you travel and the ability to get prints of
you photos when you get home at low rates.
Go To My PC a service that allows you to access your computer's hard drive from
any computer connected to the internet. Access your e-mail,
programs/applications, documents, etc. All data is protected with AES
encryption using 128-bit keys. This service is not free.
photo storage, sharing, photo editing tools, and 12˘ prints everyday.
Check out my
Packing Electronics for
more information about bringing electronic equipment with you as you travel.