Last year at this time the family and I were together exploring Africa hitting the six month mark of our around the world trip. As the holidays drew to a close, I found the only thing I’d missed was my extended family back home in Toronto.

The single most convincing argument someone has given me for why they don’t travel more is  that they’d have to leave family  behind. I get that. Aging parents, new nieces or even children who need local support for special needs can make even a short getaway a luxury.

The good news is that staying in touch doesn’t have to be hard.

This year Motorola is offering one lucky Globetrotting Mama reader the chance to win a MOTOROLA DEFY™ PRO (MSRP: $249.00).


As someone who is rough with her phone – drop, bang, crack, you name it – I’m intrigued by the claims that it is built “to last any travel or adventure you have planned.”

The winner will have to tell me all about it.

Here are the details on the phone:

Android-powered with a full QWERTY keyboard

high capacity battery with Motorola’s Battery Manager,

certified for resistance against scratches, spills and dust with its flawless chrome finish and 2.7-inch Corning® Gorilla® Glass display.

And here’s how to win:

Leave me a comment below before January 8, 2013  telling me where you’d like to take your Motorola phone if you won. One comment per person and open to Canadian addresses only.  Want a second shot? Like Globetrotting Mama on Facebook.  Winner will be chosen by random.

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