JiWire is a free service that allows you to find WiFi spots wherever you're planning to be — extremely useful in advanced planning when you know you'll need Internet Connectivity on that upcoming trip.
I was pleasantly surprised by the number of WiFi spots that I found in unexpected locations, even outside the U.S. I have used it on trips to Scandinavia and Western Canada.
It is really helpful to be able use their free software on the road to find hot spots when you are not online.
All you need to do is put in the local postal code or a street address to find the hot spots. They can be sorted by proximity.
This very useful site has helped me to keep my travel Blog up to date every couple of days, no matter where I am.
Ken Peterson, Educational Consultant
San Diego COE, U of Phoenix, National University
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