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They Stole My iPhone...Again!

on Aug 25, 2019 10:41:00 AM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | The Well Prepared Traveler Travel Safety
This post was written for GeoVisions by Brielle Sydor of Elon College.  Brie was one of our counselors in 2012 on the Italy Summer Camp program and will be returning to Italy this summer to live and work. While I was happy to find that many of the Italian stereotypes were true—amazing food, beautiful architecture, cute boys—there was one that was definitely less amusing: theft. Every guidebook and travel website out there will tell you to “guard your possessions with your life” while traveling through Rome or Naples, and I certainly wish I had listened to them. On not one, but TWO occasions, I had my iPhone 4 stolen from me and didn’t even realize at the time that it had happened. Those thieves are tricky; so if you are unlucky enough to have your smartphone swiped while living abroad, simply follow my (unfortunately tried-and-true) recovery plan to get yourself back to the cellular world. Before You Leave:
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The GeoVisions Model Applicant

How I See You Five days ago Sally Smith (alias … ) talked to us about Walk and Talk Italy. She really wanted to go, the country was right, the timing was right and the price was right.
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Packing For Europe

on Jan 8, 2014 10:30:00 AM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Travel Ideas Packing The Well Prepared Traveler
Unfortunately, 75% of our participants choose Western Europe as their destination of choice for their GeoVisions program.
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Peek Travel App - Book Amazing Activities

on Dec 18, 2013 10:40:00 AM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Travel Ideas The Well Prepared Traveler Destinations Travel Apps
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Travel Abroad With A New Packing App

on Dec 6, 2013 2:30:00 PM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Travel Ideas The Well Prepared Traveler
I have one full screen for my travel apps on my iPhone.  I have so many, I even put them into groups like Air, Hotels and Navigation.  I use these apps all the time when I travel abroad and just before I head to the airport.
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