Depending on your temperament, trip planning is a process nearly as much fun as the vacation itself, or it’s a daunting task better left to professionals. If you’re like me, it involves a bit of both. 

But no matter where you stand on the topic, here’s the truth: modern trip planning = technology. 

From booking flights and finding the best places to eat and drink, to staying informed with mobile alerts for flight changes or delays, technology is changing the way we travel.

And with new apps and digital travel tools being released daily.

How can travelers keep up with it all?

Discover my recommendations for 10 Travel Technology Tools for Easier Trip Planning now online at

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Consumer travel journalist Ellen Barone is the founder and publisher of and She’s currently at work on her first book - I COULD LIVE HERE. Click here to learn more or stay connected on Twitter at,FacebookPinterestGoogle+ and LinkedIn



Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the group travel blog and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".