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Shortening the distance between home and traveling abroad

Where it all began – Tara’s first job in tourism was selling tours of the Coliseum in Rome, Italy

Tara Cappel has a passion for travel. So much so that she started her own travel company called For The Love Of Travel to make it easier for busy, career-oriented young people to experience the mind-opening benefits of travel while still having a full-time job. Where it all began – Tara’s first job in tourism … Read more

Join JacksGap in the fight against climate change

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We’ve always loved following JacksGap on their adventures around the world. Where they go we follow. So now that the guys have their sights set on raising their voices and educating the world on climate change, they’re inviting all of us to join them and be part of the movement. We recently caught up with … Read more

JacksGap head to Tanzania to see how Skype is empowering students

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The guys from JacksGap have had a busy couple of months filming and producing the latest episode of their “Following Heart” documentary series. Jack and Finn Harries recently traveled to Tanzania to find out how a local charity is using Skype to improve the educational experience of young children and the end result is this … Read more

Travel Blogger Kristen Kellogg Takes Skype’s Instagram on a Caribbean Excursion

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Travel blogger and filmmaker Kristen Kellogg is the founder of the wanderlust website Border Free Travels. For one weekend, this wayfaring storyteller took our Instagram on a journey to the island of Anguilla for a travel bloggers conference and all the sun, sand and adventure that came with it. Before arriving on the island, she … Read more

Going Off the Grid for a While? Skype’s Got Your Back!

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Last week we brought you some tips to get the most out of Skype while traveling abroad. Sometimes, however, you might just be completely off the grid so today we’ll be looking at ways you can use Skype to keep your contacts in the loop while you’re away. Set a mood message before you go … Read more

Skype Helps a Mother-Daughter Team Shine a Little Light to the World

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Marla & Kasha Slavner are a mother/daughter duo from Toronto, Canada who’ve seen the world and are now working to change it for the better. Here, Kasha – a Skype Social Good Moment Maker tells us about what her and her mom have been up to, what’s coming next, and how they’ve taken Skype along … Read more

Taking Skype with You on Your Vacation

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No matter where you’ll be getting your much-needed R&R this year, Skype would love to come along! Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you get more out of Skype while traveling. Use Skype for Web from any computer If you need access to Skype while on the move, check out Skype for … Read more

Showcasing South Africa, One Design at a Time

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South African ex-pat Sharon Lombardi, designer and co-founder of the global design project “Mr. Somebody and Mr. Nobody” works in three places at once. “Most of what we do is over the internet, in sort of an ethereal way. Heidi lives in New York, I’m down in Miami, and our crafters and artisans are in … Read more

Travel Delays? You’re never stranded with Skype

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Travel delays are unfortunately an inevitable part of travel. But with Skype, travel delays don’t have to hamper productivity or communications with loved ones and colleagues. Skype can help the stranded traveler create a mobile office with a few clicks of your mouse or a couple taps on your mobile phone. Volcano-induced travel hold-ups might … Read more

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

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