Gear up for your holiday vacation with these travel hacks

/ Boing Boing’s Shop / Sep 19, 2018

Gear up for your holiday vacation with these travel hacks

It might still be September, but the holiday season will be here before you know it, which means now is the time to think about where you want to vacation to—and what to do once you get there. To this end, we’ve scoured the Web and tracked down a number of travel hacking ebooks, gadgets, and accessories you’ll want to take on your next adventure; and they’re all on sale today. Read on for details.

Featuring 24 guidebooks from the world’s leading travel publisher, the Lonely Planet Travel Hacker eBook Bundle will help you get the most out of your next adventure. This collection is packed with complete travel guides to must-see locations in places like Japan, Iceland, and across the United States, as well as tips for travel writing, adventuring solo, and even exploring the world with your dog.

Say hello to the world’s smallest—and cleverest—travel adapter. Boasting a 5-in-1 interface that supports US/UK/EU/AU & USB-A standards, this ultra-compact charger can power your device up in over 150 countries. Simply slide the plugs into place and get a charge wherever your travels take you.

Flying is arguably one of the toughest parts of traveling, especially when you’re seated next to a crying baby for the entire flight. Engineered with a state-of-the-art CSR chipset and multiple microphones, these headphones can make your time in the sky more pleasant by tuning out distractions and putting out crisp, Bluetooth audio.

Whether you’re waiting for your flight or decompressing in your hotel, you’re inevitably going to have downtime when you’re traveling. Streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu are great for passing the time unless they’re blocked by foreign geo-restrictions. NordVPN helps you bypass browsing restrictions when you’re browsing overseas and want to binge watch your favorite content with high-speed connectivity.

If you plan on traveling off the grid, you’d be remiss to go without this charger. Durable, waterproof, and boasting a 5,000mAh battery capacity that can easily fully recharge your smartphone, this battery will keep your devices energized wherever you go, and recharging it is as simple as leaving it out in the sun.

Packing for your trip shouldn’t have to feel like a game of 3D Tetris. This portable vacuum kit can shrink your clothes by up to 70% inside the included bags, letting you pack more while using less space.

Taking the time to learn the native language of the place you’re visiting can make for a much richer, immersive experience abroad. With native voice artists and quick lessons you can take on the go, uTalk can help you speak the language of your choice like a true native—and without having to step into a classroom.

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