Tech traveller: Smartphone disaster recovery

Having insurance for your smartphone can save losing it abroad from becoming a financial disaster. But making sure your personal information doesn't fall into the hands of thieves is equally important — here are the apps to help prevent such a data crisis

7 ways to learn a language

One of the most useful skills in the traveller’s repertoire, learning a language can help you make friends, unlock a culture and get you out of trouble. But where to start?

The mobile traveller's guide to (almost) everything

The smartphone has taken over travel. It now does everything from storing your boarding pass and finding the perfect burger to translating a menu and opening your hotel room door…

Travel apps: The world at your fingertips

Organising a trip in advance may soon become a thing of the past, thanks to a new breed of travel apps that let you plan your travel on the move

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