About Colin Robinson
Colin works for a high technology equipment manufacture as a senior product manager. The majority of his time is spent traveling to visit clients and to teach them in using this hi-tech equipment. He has to keep up with the latest advances in computer technology and trends and has spent over 32 years in his line of work traveling extensively. He is very passionate about sharing his knowledge and experiences with others. Read more at http://www.worksmartandtravel.com/colin-robinson/

Best streaming stick to use while traveling

March 6, 2016 2

Which is the best streaming stick to use in a hotel room? Well, I’ve tested and used four. Here’s my review of using each of them while staying at a hotel using the hotel’s Wi-Fi.   1. The Quantum Access LAN Windows 10 Fanless Mini PC Stick The Quantum Access LAN Windows 10 Fanless Mini PC Stick is Windows 10, 32. It scores high marks as a streaming stick because it […]

U.S. Passport Lost, Stolen or Damaged aboard!

January 3, 2016 0

Although I didn’t lose my U.S. Passport, I did damage it last month in the washing machine while on vacation in England. Damaging your U.S. Passport while overseas is only one step away from losing it! And yes, if you washed it like I did; it’s damaged.  You must replace it before trying to return home. At first, I panicked! After doing a little online research, I was able to […]

News and Updates

November 18, 2015 0

Uber will bring you aFlu Shot Uber will bring a registered nurse to you for a flu shot in 35 cities on Thursday, Nov. 19. The cost? Just $10 total for up to 10 people to get the flu shot! Open the app on your phone from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and look for the UberHEALTH option to participate.   http://newsroom.uber.com/2015/11/uberhealth/ LogMeIn to Acquire LastPass On October 9th, LogMeIn […]

Saving Money on Travel Expenses as an Employee

November 13, 2015 0

About a year ago, my boss asked me to save money on travel expenses. However, there was no cut back in my travel schedule and I still needed to remain productive. I had to be open-minded and try new services and service providers to accomplish these savings. I started off by doing a Google search for “Ways to save money on travel expenses”. I found that the search results only […]

Inexpensive Travel On MegaBus

November 8, 2015 3

My wife for her birthday wanted to go to New Orleans for a long weekend. As I was pricing things up, she said we could drive there, and I replied no, not when we can take MegaBus for $6.00 each round trip! I was already on the Megabus website when she suggested driving to me. While booking the tickets, I noticed that I could reserve seats on the bus for […]

Airbnb

October 28, 2015 2

I travel a lot! In fact, I travel so much I have more hotel nights per year than nights in my own bed. Don’t feel sorry for me. It’s the life I’ve signed up for. Having said this, I am getting tired of staying in hotels. I’ve started using Airbnb on several of my trips and want to share my findings and experiences with you. What is Airbnb? Airbnb is […]

Want to Changing Virtual Mailbox Providers? Here’s some tips

September 6, 2015 11

There comes a time when you have to change service providers for one reason or another. But changing virtual mailbox service providers is a little more difficult than changing your Electric or Gas Company. In the last few months I’ve just gone through this pain as I changed from Earth Class Mail to the Traveling Mailbox. The reason for my change was purely economic. Earth Class Mail has just emerged […]

Work Smart! Outsource to a Virtual Assistant.

April 23, 2015 3

In my effort to free up time,work smart and smell the roses, I use a Virtual Assistant.  When I first heard of Virtual Assistants, I was hard pressed to know how to use them.  The more I thought about them, the more I realized how useful they can actually be.  Furthermore, I began to realize how much time they could save me.  Fast forward to today, I’ve tried and still […]

Top 10 Time Saving Phone Apps

April 18, 2015 0

Updated 4th May 2016 Everyone seems to have a smartphone these days, but they don’t use it to work smart. To use a smartphone to help you to work smart, you need to identify valuable time-saving apps. I’ve put together a list of productive top 10-time-saving phone apps that I use every day. The majority of these apps are paid, but the cost of them verse the time savings make […]

International Cell Phone Roaming – Keeping The Costs Down!

April 13, 2015 0

I’ve been traveling internationally on and off for many years now. When traveling internationally these days, not only do I have the usual costs associated with airfares, hotels and ground transportation, but also I have the additional cost of using my smart phone. If one doesn’t plan for international cell phone roaming, the costs can literally run away, and on returning home you’re greeted with a two to three thousand […]

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