Ways To Connect Home While Traveling In China
For a long time, China has been a famous and popular tourist
destination. The country is peaceful, relaxing, and suitable
for any vacationer.
People travel here for various purposes such as business,
career, education or mostly for a long holiday. But while
you are exploring the ins and outs of this mighty land, you
may have serious worries about your folks back home.
worry anymore! Just make the best use of your holiday and I assure
that you would certainly contact your
loved ones back home easily.
there are various methods to connect across the globe and you
could select the most suitable way
for yourself. These are some of the more popular methods
to contact home from China.
International Phone Calls
You can get a bewildering choice of making international
phone calls in China. You can buy a short term phone service, rent a
even use your hotel phone. Making an international phone call on
the road or from your hotel room is simple and easy. Just dial
the correct IDD codes and you'll be talking to your loved one soon.
we do know that IDD calls can be expensive especially if the
conversation is a long one. You're also limited by calling one
or two parties only and there're all sorts of peak and non-peak
charges. It may be convenient but it can be expensive too. Hence,
method in China below.
As we all know, China is blessed with good internet technology. Hence, you can
use any of the many internet-based phone call services offering you the option
Choose the right service and
you can easily make free or low cost calls from your regular mobile phone, landline
or even your personal laptop. Yes, you can make such
calls from your favourite iPhone or Android phone. No more expensive IDD
also a bewildering choice of internet phone services. Many
of them work very well. Unfortunately, most of them are Chinese
language-based only. Some may attempt to give you some form
of English instructions but most time, the quality of these
English instructions suck big time.
while you are there, the best way to feel close to your family
is by talking to them. And since even they would be making
calls to China, they could register with any one of the cheap
calling services. Check out for a good English-based service
that offers you low call rates, discounts, gifts etc.
These days, social media is all about the world of
Facebook /Twitter and you around it 24/7. People
do so much via
this medium. Right from when did you wake up this
morning to where
you are dining tonight, the world can know every
bit about you depending on your updates. You can
on your walls and create a picture of your life
just on one page. Another method is to share your stories
by Blogging or by posting your pictures on Flickr.
And everyone back home can know that you are safely
we need to temper your expectation in China because some of the
most popular social media such as Twitter of Facebook is banned
within China. Sure, you can use anonymous proxy methods to baypass
such censorship but it'll need a bit of technical tweaking. You're
best off using the internet
phone option we introduced above.
The country could be enjoyable and fascinating
to you but at times it could also be a strange
you feel the pinch of home. But if you have a
PC/laptop and the internet connection at your finger tips
then life gets
easier. How about chatting with your folks all
day long? Or just writing emails to them about
doing in the day? Ask you folks to exchange their
stories via emails
or tell them to come online by deciding a particular
time. And you are sure to find them around you,
though miles away.
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