Computers and European Internet Cafes
"Stay in touch with friends and
Internet cafes are found all over
Europe. Large cities are being joined by small villages…with the growing
cyber epidemic. You will have no trouble staying in contact via internet
while travelling in Europe.
Make sure you understand the internet
café system they are using. Many of the keyboards may be difficult to
use...some keyboards have a European set of keys and you need to know how to use them.
Hotels can offer a computer station for a
fee. Libraries and universities can provide free internet
The new ipads are very convenient to
travel with, but you need to make sure to check with your provider as the costs to operate them in Europe, can be
very expensive. This same advice applies to iphone users who want to access their email accounts while
Get an (easy access) email account
like…gmail…yahoo…hotmail…to use while you travel across Europe.
If you do not need your laptop…leave it at home. Airline carry-on restrictions and laptop safety
make taking your laptop a real challenge.
Bring a set of plugs and telephone adapters and converters. Europe operates like the U.S. with free internet
service providers (ISP’s). Wireless connections are found in hotels, restaurants, bookstores and public
Dell computer has a list of technical requirements and components for international use for
laptop usage in Europe and on aircraft.
Free ISP website for
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