One recent survey revealed that on average, Americans spend three hours a day just staring at their phones.
This is especially true when we travel.
We seem so worried about being connected that we almost forget where we are.
Whenever we travel, it might be time to put the smartphones down, look up, and then look around.
You can then use the phone to record your amazing experience—and you can text about it later.
There’s another benefit to doing this. Over the last seven years, we’ve actually spent $23.5 billion—that’s right, billion—replacing broken smartphones.
According to the latest research, 15 percent of all iPhone users currently have a cracked screen.
You know how that happened? They were probably traveling, and simply not paying attention to their new surroundings.
Just having a smartphone when you travel does not make you smart.
For more information about traveling with a smartphone, check out:
- What To Do If You Lose Your Phone
- Would You Book A Trip On Your Smartphone?
- How Airports Can Send Alerts to Your Phone
Keep reading for more travel tips.