I'm a frequent traveler, and thus a frequently suffer from moderate jet lag. It's just so hard to adjust to a new time zone! But I recently stumbled on a simple method many claim helps your internal clock re-calibrate to travel. After trying it out on my trip to Australia last week, I'm convinced it can help! On the Nature and Cause of Jet Lag Jet Lag is pretty simple: … [Read more...] about Fasting to Mitigate Jet Lag: Surprise! It Works!
Connectivity overseas can be a real pain. Roaming is prohibitively expensive, so a local SIM is best. But most American mobile phones are "locked" to a carrier, and American phone companies use different network technologies and frequencies than most other countries. That's why I was excited to test my Verizon iPhone 5 abroad. Using the Verizon iPhone 5 on the Vodafone … [Read more...] about International Roaming With the Verizon iPhone 5
I have solved one of life's little mysteries: The explanation and use case for the "Shavers Only" electrical outlets found at many hotels. I've long puzzled over the meaning and origin of the "shavers only" electrical outlets found at many hotels. They're ubiquitous in Europe and Australia, and appear to offer 110 volt AC with an American-style two-prong socket. They're … [Read more...] about What is a “Shavers Only” Electrical Outlet?
I travel a lot, but most of it is in the USA and Europe. That all changes this year, as I've been invited to give keynote speeches at the Melbourne and Sydney VMware User Conference events! I'm really looking forward to seeing Australia, meeting up with great friends there, and giving some all-new session talks! Joining me at the Sydney and Melbourne VMUG User … [Read more...] about Australia VMUG User Conferences, Melbourne and Sydney