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October is one of my favorite months with the Exceeding Expectations kids.  As you all know, our top priority for the kids is, and always will be, education. That said, every October we participate in two athletic events that I feel are significant in laying the groundwork necessary for them to be successful in the academic world and in their adult lives.  The first of these events is the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) triathlon, aptly called “The Best Day in Triathlon.” Here’s a brief overview from their website:  “In 1994, three friends started a triathlon fundraiser to help one man regain his independence after a tragic accident left him a quadriplegic. From one came many, and Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) took root in the belief that sports and an active lifestyle are a pathway to more in life. Since that fundraiser 25 years ago, CAF has been committed to breaking the financial barrier that individuals with physical challenges face to participate in sports and live a healthy and active lifestyle.”  Participating alongside challenged athletes in a very tough race gives our kids an additional perspective on their own lives. The racers on the course with them face obstacles that they

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What’s the Time? It’s Time for New Tech Gear

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The wearables marketplace is heating up with the announcement of new smartwatch wearable devices from Samsung and Qualcomm. Is the smartwatch revolution upon us, or are these just second smartphone screens? And which one is right for you? Read on to learn more. Continue reading

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World Startup Report: 16 Countries and Counting (Guest Post from Bowei Gai)

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Guest blogger and World Startup Report founder Bowei Gai shares what he’s learned about the world’s startup community after a 6 month, 16 country trip that’s given him the opportunity to have thousands of startup conversations. Continue reading

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Boingo Bonus: Samsung Offers Boingo Wi-Fi with Galaxy Note 8 Wi-Fi and Galaxy Note 8 Tablets


Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 3 and Galaxy Note 8 Wi-Fi tablets come with a bonus: one year of free Boingo Wi-Fi in North America! Read on for more details on this special Samsung Galaxy Perk offer. Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Connectivity from Gate-to-Gate for Travelers

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Gate-to-gate connectivity may soon become a reality, with the FAA considering less stringent restrictions on the use of electronic devices on airplanes. Read on to learn more about the changes that may create what The Wall Street Journal calls a “major cultural shift for travelers,” and what the aviation industry needs to tackle to deliver this fully connected experience. Continue reading

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Most Connected Traveler Contest: Enter To Win Prizes From Boingo and Scottevest!


Boingo and SCOTTEVEST are teaming up to search high and low for the “Most Connected Traveler!” Do you have more gadgets than you have pockets? Are you totally lost without a Wi-Fi connection? We want to hear from you! Big prizes from Boingo and Scottevest are up for grabs, so don’t wait – enter now! Continue reading

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Jingle All The Way To Happy Holiday Traveling: A Boingo Employee Survey

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It’s no secret that many of us at Boingo travel frequently. So frequently, in fact, that we’ve learned a thing or two about boarding planes efficiently, finding the best ground transportation, and how to get through security as painlessly as possible. Holiday travel is no exception! We asked our savvy travelers at Boingo to share their wisdom about traveling with comfort and joy during the holiday season. Continue reading

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Boingo Q&A: Hipmunk — The Hippest Travel Search Around

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Perhaps you’re asking yourself, “What’s a hipmunk?” Well, your search is over! Travel search, that is. Steve Huffman and Adam Goldstein, the founders of Hipmunk, created a visual, intuitive travel search site that makes booking trips easy and calendar integration simple. We recently spoke with Steve and Adam and asked them a few questions about their journey, their product, and travel savvy. Continue reading

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Five Surprising Things About Traveling With Hillary Clinton

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We were tickled pink by this recent nbcnews.com article about what the Secretary of State is like as a travel companion. Particularly impressive is her super-human ability to sleep and summon energy on command! Continue reading

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What’s in Your Bag? Check out CNET’s Smartphone Accessory Guide for Globetrotters

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We love this guide that CNET put together, and we’re honored by their shout-out to Boingo Wi-Finder, our award-winning app that connects you to Wi-Fi at 500,000+ Boingo hotspots and thousands of free locations worldwide. Plus, our iOS version includes FREE Boingo Security VPN, which keeps your data safe and sound by encrypting your connection over open Wi-Fi networks. Continue reading

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Wellness Traveling: Stay in Shape and Achieve Your Fitness Goals

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As would be expected, many folks try to maintain healthy habits while vacationing. Some do it to maintain a level of fitness, some to take advantage of the gift of free time and many simply want to avoid vacation weight gain. There are plenty of opportunities available to vacationers when it comes to healthy vacations. But there are other folks who have specific athletic goals (ie running a10K or a marathon; finishing a sprint triathlon or an Ironman). For these athletes, it takes a bit more planning to stay on-track while still enjoying a vacation. Continue reading