June 9, 2009 by Tamara Rice

One of the best things about working from home is the ability to not work from home at all! Having a portable office means you can work when you are supposed to be on vacation (another topic for another day) or when you are waiting to have lunch with a friend. Here, in alphabetical order, are 20 US (and beyond) hotspots for free WiFi on the go.  Just try not to spill on your laptop.

Get free WiFi at …

Recommended Websites:
WiFiFreeSpot — Here, you’ll find a directory that includes hotels and airports.
ILoveFreeWiFi — Get big city directories and user reviews as well at this helpful site.
GWiFi — Use Google Maps to find your free WiFi hotspot.
JWire Global WiFi — Just beware, as not all of these international listings are really free.

tamaraforodesksmallerMuch like a divorced marriage counselor, my ability to dish out advice is not an indicator of my ability to implement it. However, having worked from home for over a decade, I’ve learned what works and what just creates more work. – Tamara


Tamara Rice

Freelance Writer and Editor

Tamara Rice is one of several freelance writers on the oDesk Blog team. She joined the oDesk marketplace in 2009, after more than six years on staff at an award-winning national magazine.