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Technology can make your travels easier, more fun or just plain geeky. In this category, you’ll find all our blog posts that cover new technology, geeky stuff and gadgets. All in plain English so everyone can enjoy it.

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TransferWise Borderless debit card - perfect for travellers

Now you’ll know the answers to the most asked questions about Wise Multi-Currency

By Martijn / 17 January 2024 / 17 Comments

A new banking system has launched in the Southern Hemisphere: the Wise – the new name of TransferWise – Borderless debit card has arrived in Australia and New Zealand. Lots of Aussies or Kiwis might be wondering what Wise is and how it can save them heaps of money overseas. Time for a question and […]

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Wise Multi-Currency bank account New Zealand

How to open a New Zealand bank account online the fast & easy way. Get it done before arrival!

By Travel Geek / 1 August 2022 / 0 Comments

Are you planning a trip to New Zealand? Do you want to save heaps of money by paying via card in the local currency when travelling or living in New Zealand? Then opening a New Zealand bank account is the best thing you can do.

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Upper Barracca & Cruise Terminal - Malta

How to get started as a digital nomad in Malta: hit the ground running with these tips

By Martijn / 25 June 2022 / 0 Comments

Malta is one of the few countries in the world that have introduced a special visa for Digital Nomads. But what is it like to spend a long time on that tiny Mediterranean island? How to get started and how to prepare? Keep reading to find out all details of being a Digital Nomad in […]

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A hand holding up travel payment cards with Malta scenery in the background

Save heaps with a travel money card for Europe: why you should get one before you head off

By Martijn / 17 March 2022 / 0 Comments

Travellers to Europe, are you aware that you will be wasting lots of money on converting your home currency to Euros? Banks, credit card companies and local money exchanges are out to get a big piece of your hard-earned savings. But there is a solution: a travel money card for Europe. See how easy it […]

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National Video Game Museum in Holland

Game on in Zoetermeer (Holland): another amazing Dutch Video Game Museum

By Martijn / 28 December 2021 / 0 Comments

As a computer geek and arcade game freak, there is nothing more exciting than hearing about a Video Game Museum in the area or country you are travelling in. This time we are heading to the Video Game Museum in Zoetermeer in the Netherlands.

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Is reMarkable still the winner in the battle of the e-paper tablets?

By Martijn / 24 October 2021 / 69 Comments

About 2 years ago the reMarkable tablet was the winner for me in the battle of the e-paper tablets. A lot has happened in the market so what would happen if I was in the market for an alternative to traditional paper, a digital solution for taking notes, doodling, drawing and reading e-books? Would the […]

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Vueling at Barcelona airport

How to explore every corner of Europe with Vueling: a great budget airline

By Travel Geek / 28 September 2021 / 0 Comments

Get to know the low fare airlines in Europe before you start your trip to Europe. There are so many different low cost aka cheap airlines there, that it pays to do some research. It’s a great way to travel fast between major European cities without breaking the bank.

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ICE train in Germany

The best prep for hopping on a train in Germany: how to see more & pay less

By Travel Geek / 7 June 2021 / 0 Comments

As soon as you start planning your European adventure, you’ll realise that you will be going to train travel heaven. There’s no need for waiting at airports or searching for cheap flights as the train network in Europe is excellent. You can get almost everywhere by train. Here are our tips to make travelling by […]

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Road to Monument Valley in USA

Be Wise. Take your American road trip to the next level: pay like a local!

By Martijn / 23 March 2021 / 6 Comments

Road trips are about having fun and exploring a different state or a new country. Everyone loves to save money but who wants to think about saving money when roadtripping? Therefore, Wise has made it so easy to save money on everyday banking for digital nomads and travellers.

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Local bank account alternative

How to get the best local bank account alternative for travellers

By Martijn / 6 March 2021 / 0 Comments

As a traveller, you hate wasting money on overseas payment fees and unfavourable conversion rates. Therefore you’ll always be looking for a way to open a bank account as soon as you’ll be spending a bit more time in a specific country. In some countries, it’s tricky or impossible to open a bank account as […]

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