You've done all the work of getting yourself to your new country, wrestled all those pesky details to the ground, and now you're ready to enjoy getting acquainted with your new home. You fire up your newly connected internet, and decide to check … [Read more...] about What Is a VPN and Why Do You Need One?
With the recent legal change in the US, your ISP (internet service provider) is now allowed to sell your private data -- including medical information, bank information, Social Security numbers, any darn thing they can squeeze a nickel out of -- … [Read more...] about Do You Care About Your Online Privacy? Get This
Guest Post by Tori Atkinson Technology can be a lifesaver when you’re on the go - and this is especially true when traveling or moving abroad, where you’re in an unfamiliar environment. Having information access at your fingertips thanks to your … [Read more...] about 5 Essential Apps for Travelers and Expats
I've written quite a bit about using VPNs when you're living or traveling abroad. (You can find previous articles here, here and here.) Now here's another reason -- with thanks to VyprVPN for the infographic. You can save a bundle on flights and … [Read more...] about Surprise Discovery! Use a VPN and Save Hundreds or Thousands of Dollars. . .
I've written plenty in the past about why expats need VPNs (virtual private networks). You can find previous articles here and here. Now comes yet another reason. It's called peering. No, it doesn't have anything to do with looking over someone's … [Read more...] about “Peering” — Another Reason to use a VPN
As an expat, you need a free and uncensored internet so you can see and share news, connect with loved ones, and enjoy the social media, entertainment and other amenities you're used to. Sadly, censorship is increasing all over the globe -- and you … [Read more...] about The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom
One of the biggest issues for expats is staying connected with friends and family in both their home and new countries. I just came back from a month-long visit to the US, and I have some good news for cell phone users. Whether your preferred phone … [Read more...] about Use One Cell Phone In Two (Or More) Countries
From the archives. . . It's not a VPN (virtual private network), but it lets you watch US TV shows on your computer, TV, tablet, phone or game device. It's perfect for expats and travelers who want to keep up with favorite shows, sports and other … [Read more...] about How to Watch Your Favorite US TV Shows from Anywhere in the World
When you're traveling or living abroad, it's nice -- and sometimes necessary -- to access familiar websites from home. Unfortunately, it's not always possible. Unless you're using a VPN, or virtual private network. A VPN creates a private internet … [Read more...] about EarthVPN: Another Virtual Private Network that Protects Your Privacy
If you believe recent allegations, the NSA has been spying on your internet activity for years. They say they don't target US citizens. They do target communications between the US and other countries. So, if you're a US expat living abroad, or if … [Read more...] about The NSA (aka Big Brother) is Watching You