Virtual reality provides pilgrims with options as Jerusalem quarantines

Virtual Reality Travel - Jerusalem

Since the holy city is in lockdown, many people have turned to technology over religious holidays. With Jerusalem locked down, many people around the world have turned to virtual reality travel as a way to visit the city during holy days occurring during the coronavirus pandemic. This would typically be an exceptionally busy time for the city as many holidays have aligned. This year marks the first since 1992 that Passover, Easter and Ramadan have all occurred in the same month. It was expected to be a time that would…

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QR code RickRoll embedded in Prague City Hall cobblestones

QR Code RickRoll - Prague Town Hall

The quick response barcode created in 2013 was linked to a site since allowed to expire. A cobblestone quick response barcode installed in front of Prague City Hall in 2013 has become a QR code RickRoll to the delight and confusion of tourists. The expired domain was picked up by someone else who has decided to redirect to a prank. The Mariánské náměstí entrance to Prague’s city hall building features a black and white paving stone barcode. It was installed in 2013 by municipal officials in order to appeal to…

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How to Save Money for a Family Holiday

ways to save money for your holiday travel

While planning a family holiday, it can be tempting to throw all caution to the wind and jump into your overdraft in order to pay for it.  However, this is rarely a good option.  When you save for a family holiday and book it in a financially-friendly way, you’ll be able to spend your time away feeling relaxed, not restless with worry about how you’re going to afford everything.  Below are a few tips that will help you save money for your family holiday. 1. Look At Ways to Cut…

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How To Keep Your Data Safe Whilst Shopping Online (Updated for 2020!)

Data Safe While Shopping Online

If you’re an avid eCommerce user, who prefers to buy online than going to physical stores, then chances that you’ve encountered banners asking about your data, cookies and more, are pretty high. Did you know that, when browsing a site, you’re completely entitled to keep your personal data for yourself? If you’re tired of receiving marketing emails for which you didn’t sign up, or you don’t want to be targeted with paid social ads anymore, these are some tips for your data safety, when buying online.  Number 1: Only Shop…

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How to Keep your Data Safe Whilst Travelling

Data Safe While Traveling

Traveling the world has never been easier. In your back pocket you have access to all the information you could possibly need regarding flights, hotels, taxis and restaurants. Previously you would have left your technology at home when you traveled — perhaps just taking a camera to capture memorable moments — but now, technology takes pride of place on our packing lists. When traveling, what you normally need is your phone, charging cable, a portable charger, your tablet to watch movies, your laptop in case work emails come in, and…

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