Smarter Travel Pick of the Day: PowerSkin PoP’n 3

We love this portable battery that sticks to your phone. Available for both Apple and Android devices!

What Is It: The PowerSkin PoPn’3, an external battery that attaches to your smartphone.

Why It’s Smart:

• Uses rubber suction cups to stick on to the back of your smartphone, to keep them secured together—easy to pop on and off

• Gives up to a 150 percent charge to devices

• Built in cable lets you easily plug it in to your phone, even if it’s in a case

• Available for Apple and Android phones

Where to Buy: Available on Amazon.

(Photo: PowerSkin)

By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

The Handy Item I Always Pack: "Earplugs. A good pair has saved my sleep and sanity many times!"

Ultimate Bucket List Experience: Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro.

Travel Motto: "Don't be boring."

Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat: "Aisle (when the first class private suite isn't available)."

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