Home of the Free Because of the Brave
The History Behind Veterans Day Since 1919, the U.S. has celebrated Veterans Day on November 11th. This annual observance originated as Armistice Day on the first anniversary of the end of WWI, and it became a national holiday in 1938. The name was officially changed from Armistice Day to Veterans Day in 1954 by President…read more
Happy Birthday Air Force!
Many people don’t know how extensive the history of the U.S. Air Force really is. It’s official founding was on September 18, 1947, but it started long before. This year, we’re giving you a brief history lesson on this band of aviators to say Happy Birthday Air Force! How It All Began In 1907, the…read more
Destination – Oktoberfest
Many people have a fall trip to Germany on their bucket list to celebrate Oktoberfest. This famous festival has grown and now boasts more than 7 million attendees each year. If you’re traveling to Munich to partake in the 16 days of festivities, make sure you stay connected with wi-fi in Germany at your fingertips!…read more
Back to School – Stay Connected with Video Apps
One of the most challenging hardships while being deployed is being separated from family and friends for extended periods. It’s especially hard when it’s back-to-school time. Staying connected is now easier than ever. A stream of video chat apps provide that valued face time with those you love most. In fact, studies on happiness have…read more
Tips for secure Wi-Fi overseas
Smartphones have revolutionized the way we travel. The iPhone hit the market in 2007, soon followed by Android devices and thousands of apps. The internet has also made it easier to make and change plans while traveling. Smartphones with fast download speeds allow us to get directions, make reservations, and even get fast translations on…read more
Studying abroad? How to Stay Connected Overseas
Heading off to college is exciting and scary at the same time, but heading abroad for college comes with a whole slew of additional worries. A semester abroad can be an enriching experience for not only the student but the family. New languages, new cultures, different time zones – it’s a learning curve for parents…read more
Preparing for a Last-Minute Business Trip Across the Pond
There is a lot to remember when preparing to travel internationally. There’s even more to keep track of when you need to travel abroad for work. So imagine how much of a scramble it can be if you need to prepare for a business trip abroad at the last minute! If you’ve got a surprise…read more
Rental vs Purchase of a WiFi Hotspot Device for Business Users
If you’ve ever been abroad on business, you understand how hard it can be to find a reliable, secure internet connection. Without that connection, work takes longer, you can’t access the information you need, frustrations rise, and you hardly have time to take in the scenery, let alone do any real sightseeing. But…read more
How Much Internet Access Do You Really Need While Traveling?
Think about how many times you pull out your cell phone on a given day. For many of us, it’s almost a reflexive action. Got a few minutes to kill? That’s enough time to check email. Not sure where you’re going? A map app will give you directions easily and give you traffic updates. The…read more
Take a family road trip this summer!
With Sapphire you can stay connected during summer travel, but where to go is a big decision. If you are returning from deployment overseas, a family adventure with a summer road trip can help you unwind and create amazing memories. Back in the USA, July is one of the most popular times for a family…read more