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International travel this summer? Call home with Skype

Travelling the world is a great way to spend a summer vacation. But how do you call home without costing yourself enormous sums of money on roaming fees and calling cards? Fortunately, with Skype, it’s easy. Make a free voice or video call If the person you’d like to call has a Skype account, once … Read more

Skype Is the Perfect Way To Share Wonderful Experiences

Monica Suma

Skype has been part of my life ever since I moved to New York City eight years ago. What began as a way to stay in touch with friends and family back home in Romania, evolved in a daily ritual to stay connected with people around the world, whether home in NYC or on the … Read more

2 Weeks, 5 Cities, 1 Dream Vacation – Enter to Win!

In Rerouted: a Skype travel challenge, travel blogger Mike Corey journeyed to Istanbul.  But this was no ordinary trip; he had no idea where he was headed next, and with detours to go bungee jumping in Italy, dancing in France, and scuba diving in Greece, each day was an adventure. With the help of his friends … Read more

You Don’t Need an Office to Run a Modern Business

When Colorado native Travis Katz was working in London in 2006, he and his wife used the city as a jumping off point to explore Europe and beyond. “We found it incredibly difficult to plan a trip online or with guidebooks,” he says. “It often took days of organizing, and we still ended up feeling … Read more

Couple Runs Length of South America for Environment

British couple, David and Katharine Lowrie, recently became the first spouses to run the length of South America together with Katharine claiming the title of the first woman to ever accomplish the feat. Their 5000 Mile Project was an epic, unsupported run from the bottom of Chile to the top of Venezuela (with a few … Read more

Rerouted: A Skype Travel Challenge – 2 Weeks, 5 Cities, Plenty of Detours

Our Travel Brand Ambassador, Mike from Kick the Grind, is going on a European adventure – and you’re his ticket home. We’re going to drop Mike in Istanbul and he will be relying on your help to get him from Turkey to Turkey Day – he’ll be powered by only a Surface Pro 2, Windows … Read more

Friend of Skype, Pippa Lord, the Ultimate Lifestyle Expert

Guest blogger Pippa Lord is the Editor in Chief of Sous Style and a Friend of Skype. Hey, let me introduce myself! My name is Pippa Lord. I’m so excited to be a Friend of Skype (F.O.S.) because I’m all about the ‘work smart, not hard’ approach to life and Skype is my go-to power tool. … Read more

Je ne suis pas là pour le moment, mais vous pouvez laisser un message…en vidéo !

Il y a peu, la vidéo sur Skype était seulement une fonction live entre deux ou plusieurs personnes, depuis le lancement de Skype pour bureau Windows 6.5, nous avons ajouté une fonctionnalité attendue par beaucoup : la possibilité de laisser un message en vidéo lorsque votre interlocuteur n’est pas en ligne. Voici quelques situations où … Read more

4 Ways to Use Skype Video Messages When an IM Just Won’t Do

In case you missed the news, we recently released a feature that might change how you think about Skype.  Up until now, video on Skype has always been something that is shared live between two or more people. This is what’s called a synchronous method of communication. With Skype for Windows desktop 6.5 we added … Read more

Skype是安排旅行计划的最佳方法

如果你正在制定一个梦寐以求的长假计划,肯定希望搜集更多旅游目的地的资料。正是基于这种考虑,英国一家旅游集团通过Skype,让客户与旅游目的地的客户服务员联络,解答疑问并听取他们的需求。 Abercrombie & Kent是一家拥有 Read more

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