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Lindsey Campbell
August 12, 2016

Unfortunately the end of summer is closing in fast, but don’t worry, there’s still time to squeeze in a last minute getaway.  Not sure where to go? While summer’s most popular locations are great, they may pack an unnecessary punch to your wallet. Here, find the most expensive places to visit this time of year. [Insider]

Do you worry about your plane crashing?  While we’d love to help you get over your fear of flying here are a few ways to increase your chances of surviving a plane crash should the very unlikely event ever happen.  [Huffington Post]

The single-port power brick that comes with most smartphone or tablet devices leaves much to be desired for the frequent traveler. Who only has ONE thing to charge when an outlet becomes available? And who wants to carry separate charging bricks for all those electronics? Carry-on space is getting smaller, people. Plus, you don’t want to be that person that takes up all the power stations in the airport terminal. This little power brick, coming in at $7 is an easy solution to the inevitable device-charging problems you’ll face while on the road. [Kinja]

If you’re lucky enough to frequently traveling the globe for work, you may also frequently find yourself wishing you had a nearby friend to spend some time with during off hours.  This entrepreneur developed an app that alerts you—anywhere in the world—when a friend is within visiting distance of you. [Entrepreneur]

If you love food as much as we do there’s no doubt you spend plenty of time scouring the internet for recipes, you’ve probably even come across a blog or two you’ve fallen in love with. Now’s your chance to shine some light on your favorite blogs and vote for then in Saveur’s 2016 Blog awards—cast your ballots now! [Saveur]

Lindsey Campbell is the Audience Engagement Editor. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @lyndzicampbell.

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