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The Best Countries for the Modern Traveller

19th June 2014

Our world is in a constant state of flux; changing, evolving and transforming every day. That’s why when it comes to holidaying, travellers are looking for new and exciting things to see, do and experience. Modern travellers are becoming hungrier for destinations that not only cater to their sense of adventure, but also offer many modern-day luxuries. Here are some of the best countries to visit if you are a contemporary traveller looking for innovation, inspiration and wonder at every corner.

Japan

When you think of advanced technology, you think Japan. They are consistently at the forefront of product innovation, spearheading new campaigns and dominating the mobile device market. Japan has amazing themed hotels, gorgeous skylines and vending machines at every turn. This is a country that knows what you want before you do (especially with one of the fastest internet connections in the world with download speeds up to 2 GB/s!). Get your WiFi solutions from My Port then head over to Japan to reap the benefits of super speedy downloads!

Singapore

If you want to marvel at the possibilities of the future in the Western world, head on over to Singapore. This is a country that has made leaps and bounds in becoming one of the most popular destinations in the world. Not only does its government provide citizens in Singapore city with free internet access, it also boasts highly advanced road toll technology that gauges how much you use the road and charges you accordingly! Not to mention the incredible shopping, cheap electronics and beautiful, modern restaurants that are sure to impress even the fussiest travellers.

America

While it may have its similarities to Australia, America is a world leader in science technology. From innovative space missions from NASA through to 3D printing, America is consistently delivering new ideas and prototypes to enhance our lives. America also caters for the tech-hungry, with free WiFi hotspots and all the essential gadgets. New York City is a testament to America’s commitment to creating a high-tech environment that everyone can enjoy. You’ll be amazed at the bustling city life or head over to the west coast to Las Vegas, the city that never sleeps!

South Korea

Get your technology fix by visiting Seoul in South Korea, possibly one of the most inspiring cities in the world. From the furniture museum (that showcases historical design pieces through to the contemporary) to the T.um showcase, you have everything you need to feel satisfied on your journey. If you really want a sneak peek into the future of technology, T.um is a must-see. It showcases the future of shopping avatars and self-driving cars, and how truly amazing life will be in just a few short years.

So whether you’re journeying across the Asia-Pacific region, want to jump up to America or visit South Korea, there are a myriad of exciting destinations awaiting the avid modern traveller. From extremely fast internet speeds to massive television screens, there is truly something for everyone at each of these destinations.

Corey is an all round tech guru who has worked at some major blue chip companies. He started Poweronemedia to share his views and knowledge with the rest of the blogging world.