Technology

The Fastest Ways to Ride Japan’s Rails

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The answer to which is the fastest Shinkansen is ever-changing—the underlying technology is extremely dynamic, after all.

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Should You Buy a Global SIM Card?

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A global SIM isn’t right for everyone—I’m not even sure it’s right for me.

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5 of the Best Phone Plan Features for International Travel

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Here are five features you should consider when researching cell phone plans that meet your international travel needs.

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Leave Your Daily (Internet) Hell

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The existence of VPNs (not to mention, their sometimes dubious legality) doesn’t nullify threats to free and open internet around the world, but it is an important tool in the fight.

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A Very Different Kind of Vacation

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The good news? I achieved my goal of staying offline for over a week during a recent trip. The better news? The benefits of “disconnecting” for the first time in years were greater than I could’ve ever imagined.

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Travel and iPhoneography

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Unless something groundbreaking changes RE: iPhone design, you will never see an iPhone photograph on Leave Your Daily Hell. Here’s why!

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