Social Travel Apps Broaden Your Vacation Options


Remember when flipping through a Frommer’s guidebook on the plane en route to a vacation spot was the way to figure out where to go, what to see and where to eat? Then apps replaced the weight of print and soon you could get read the same reviews and information, only targeted more for you. Now social apps are turning your social media friends and their friends into your new travel adviser.

“I’m so reliant on technology and that type of a lifestyle that I’m not that person to buy a book,” said Leslie Richin, 34, a social media strategist based in New York City told Mashable. “It’s just not for the moment, when everything is changing. I want a real-time experience.”

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