Travel Hacks to Use at Home

Travel hacks that work at home

Travel is definitely not in the cards for the foreseeable future, with most countries under quarantine. Not that I would want to travel at this time! But, there are some tips that I have done traveling that are very useful to put into practice at home. Here are some of them that may make your home life easier.

When you search for deals online, do it in private browsing. 

Many travel sites track your visits and will raise the price because they know you’ve been to the site before. Also, clear your browser afterwards. This practice also works for some other websites that you use to shop around.

Back up all of your things on the cloud

If you don’t want to back up your files on the cloud, a portable drive that you carry with you. The last thing you want to do is lose all your memories or work.

Find the WiFi passwords for different places 

The comments on Foursquare offer WiFi passwords at different shops and restaurants. For example, reading through the comments in this Foursquare post, you can find the Starbucks WiFi code at some Upper West Side locations in New York.

Protect your chargers

If you don’t have a clip, wrap your headphones around a binder clip or an elastic band to prevent them from tangling.

Save your maps

Whenever you want to save a map to use again, take Google Maps offline by typing “OK Maps.” It will save the visible area so you can use it again later. It’s invaluable if you’re in a pinch; you can still navigate your location.

Take lots of pictures, but don’t go overboard

You want to capture moments, but you don’t want to miss out on life and what’s around you either by keeping your head behind your camera.

Learn everything about your camera

Whether or not you have a camera or are using your phone, you’ll capture your great shot if you know how to work it properly.

These are just some ideas. Learn some more of my travel tips you can do at home.

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