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Some travellers would prefer to enjoy their trips without any distractions and that does not exempt the use of gadget. There are times though when being on the road or on the plane for a very long time can be boring. In this day and age, mobile phones have become a must when traveling for all sorts of reasons.
It could be because of work or it could be that you’re trying to find your way through to your trip. However, long drives or flights may bore you especially to those travellers who can’t sleep during trips. Since mobile phones have been designed to entertain not just to communicate, there are a lot of ways to keep you entertained especially when travelling.
We’ve gathered 5 of the best ways you may enjoy yours too during your travels as follows:
1. Keep up with sports
A sports enthusiast will no longer have to miss a game or two – not even a Cricket Caribbean League where you can get updates at https://www.10cric.com/cricket/caribbean-premier-league/. Mobile phones these days may already allow you to watch games live or perhaps allow you to see updates of your favourite sports. So while on the road and feeling bored, your kind of sports may entertain you using your mobile phone.
2. Play your online game/s
Mobile games defy age. Adults and kids alike are entertained with all sorts of online games these days as well. For as long as your cellular data works or when on wifi, traveling will keep you entertained with any of your online games. You don’t have to miss any single game with your friends online. You may even download any offline game on your mobile phone if you think there’s not going to be any good mobile connection where you’re traveling. Both Play Store and App Store have heaps of options like card games, arcade and so much more.
3. Check social media accounts
With billions of social media users around the globe and you could be one of them, there will always be a need for you to check your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Youtube among others. Social media nowadays have already become one of the best entertainment portals for people. Keeping up with your friends’ stories and those people you look up to in whatever industry and updating yours are some of the things that your mobile phone will let you enjoy while on travel.
Even updates from the latest trends may be found on any of these social networks.
4. Music streaming
For music lovers, it feels like a requirement to have songs to play on their mobile phones while on the road or even on the plane. There are mobile applications nowadays that allow a great selection of songs without having to take too much phone storage. The same songs no longer have to keep on playing or you may if you wish to - whatever it is for as long as you wish to enjoy listening to a genre of your choice. These applications may be downloaded for free from either Play Store or App Store.
5. Watch your favourite series/movies
Applications such as iFlix or Netflix may already make your mobile phone seem like a television you may take everywhere. When subscribed to any of these apps, you may already choose the movies or series you’d want to watch wherever you are. These may actually be downloaded too so wifi or cellular data won’t be a problem when you feel like watching them wherever you are.
The current generation has been made abundant in terms of mobile phone entertainment. Offline activities particularly non-mobile, have already been converted into applications to make sure that mobile users won’t miss any of these activities. In the past, if one has always wanted to rush coming home from work because of a particular TV series, it no longer applies today. For kids these days, they are already used to their virtual playmates – well, even the adults who even make friends through these online games.
Travelling these days may no longer mean sleeping all throughout the trip. Once you have your smart phone with you, boredom has no chance at all. Mobile phones these days as mentioned aren’t actually limited to let you communicate and be entertained. It also allows making your trips as convenient as possible from choosing the best place to stay, the best food around the town or city and of course the best places to go.
How about you, how do you enjoy your mobile phone while on travel?