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Digital Travel Advice - Overview

Travelling is always an experience. Whether or not it is always a fun experience depends on your preparation. Of course there are going to be trying times. Usually that you look back on and laugh. But when it comes to travelling with Digital equipment, you don't want things going wrong. It’s only annoying. So here we have tried to compile some travel advice aimed specifically at people travelling with digital and electrical equipment.

The advice comes in the form of a number of pages of information. Their headings are listed below. If there’s anything you think we could add - please drop us a line. Your contribution will help us all.

Topics

Planet Ranger FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Got a problem with your Planet Ranger account? We like to think it’s always smooth sailing, but there are some things that always seem to come up. Check here to see if your problem is a problem that’s been seen before.

Advice on Uploading Photos to Planet Ranger

This article is written to try and explain ways in which to easily upload your digital photos to Planet Ranger. We know this can be tough and time consuming in some places. The article covers the following topics:

  • How to make uploads quicker
  • How to resize a photo before uploading
  • How to upload panoramic (wide) photos

Advice on Writing Diary Entries on Planet Ranger

Using Planet Ranger to make a web page is easy, we tried to make it work for most people, this article has tips on writing your diary. The article covers the following topics:

  • How to create a page if you have travelled already
  • How to make a page for more than one person
  • How to make your diary more interesting

Advice on Travelling with a Digital Camera

With the advent of digital cameras, a whole new range of issues have arisen for travel with a camera. This article written by Nick Jacobs an experienced traveller and photographer tries to cover many of these topics including the following:

  • Purchasing a camera for travel
  • Backing up your photos as you travel
  • Protecting your camera

Advice on Travelling with a Laptop

There is a geek in us all, and some people just can’t be without a computer. If you like sunning yourself in the glow of an LCD then this article is for you. It covers the following topics:

  • Choosing a laptop computer for travel
  • Should I take a laptop with me?
  • Protecting your laptop

Advice on Plugs, voltages, frequencies etc.

One reason travel is so interesting is that things are different in other countries. Great, until you try and plug in your battery recharger. Here is some advice:

  • What you need to know about electricity
  • What you need to know about phones
  • What you need to know about the law

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