How-to: Travel in Safety with Technology

Laptop beach picture Creative Commons Photo by Giorgio Montersino on FlickrI find business trips bring on a whole Obsessive Compulsive Disorder that I don’t suffer at any other time. Stressful enough as train stations and airports are, what with trying to get somewhere on time, I develop a whole set of nervous ticks and anxieties; checking bags and pockets twice a minute, searching for ‘free wi-fi’ signs, mains electricity sockets, looking over the shoulder to see who’s eyeballing my phone or laptop. Neurotic? Probably. But so far I haven’t been hacked or suffered loss or theft whilst travelling so I must be doing something right. Right?

Holidays are just as bad, when you relax and switch off from your normal routine, you forget the potential hi-tech dangers that travelling and connecting online present. These are the things I recommend for staying safe as a hi-tech traveller. Continue reading