Gone are the days of paper maps and awkward conversations trying to figure out a foreign transit system. Today's smartphones and apps can translate words live on screen, give real-time transportation advice, locate you anywhere in the world, act as your boarding pass, book your dinner reservation, and even help you find a cheap, last-minute hotel room.
However, as we know all too well, data roaming rates are preventing us from using our smartphones to benefit from the above! So how do you manage when you're abroad? Do you bite the bullet and roam, search for WiFi or use a local data SIM card?