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5 Ways the Internet Has Changed Travel

The internet has made it possible for all of us to get to know all corners of our world. It can even help us plan big adventures from the comfort of our homes or offices.

Here are five ways the internet has changed travel:

#1: Book flights in a snap.

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Search Flights via Skyscanner
Search Flights via Skyscanner

These days, you can book a flight in a couple of minutes with a few clicks of a button! Just enter your destination and date of travel on sites like SkyScanner and you’ll find the cheapest and most convenient options.

#2: Find the perfect accommodation.

If you’re picky about accommodations, it’s now easy to narrow down the hotel search over the internet. even provides cheap alternatives and most importantly, hotel reviews! You can just read up on a hotel and decide whether it’s worth the rates!

#3: Never get lost in a new land.

Get Directions from Waze
Get Directions from Waze

Even if it’s your first time in a new city, country, or even continent, there’s a map app that will help guide you around. Waze and other similar apps provide you with travel directions, the best means to get there, and the time it will take!

#4: Make the most out of your stay.

If you have a limited time in a new country, you want to make the most out of it. Travel blogs and guides help you there. By reading your favorite travel blogger’s experience, you can build your itinerary of only stops that are relevant to your interests!

#5: Share your travel experience.

Pocket Wifi photo via Flickr
Pocket Wifi photo via Flickr

One of the best things about social media is the ability to share your life in real time. If you’ve got a Smart Pocket WiFi with you, you can take a selfie on top of a mountain and share it to your friends instantly! Check my Instagram, I post my travel photos real time even I’m in the middle of the Sea or Mountain, Smart is the only network that provides the most reliable signal.

Being the network with the widest coverage, SMART continues to innovate by introducing game changing platforms for Philippine Mobile users. SMART’s advocacy is to provide a reliable and cost effective internet for all! #SmartInternetforAll.

Travel is now a lifestyle and the internet has made everything seamless. Using these many tools and visiting many websites, you can travel the world at any time and with any budget.

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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