Smartphone? Check. Spare battery? Check. Power cables? Check. After deciding which gadgets to pack for your summer vacation, you can move on to the harder — and more fun — part: planning what you are going to do.
Flipping through printed travel guides and paper maps is passé. Tech tools are far more efficient at keeping your plans organized and easily accessible. As a frequent traveler, I always turn to a few time savers: building your own Google maps, using an itinerary management app and keeping important travel notes in a digital spreadsheet.
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