Friday Favorites: What We're Reading - August 7

It’s officially August! The end of summer doesn’t technically come until late September, but if you’ve put your vacation on hold now is the time to seize the moment. And with airfares expecting to drop later this month, there’s really no excuse to knock out one more trip before the leaves start falling. Now for some weekend reading…

Even the President needs a day off. We wish President Obama and family a relaxing vacation.

Fact: Vacation Policy in Corporate America is Broken.

These pups show us what “the dog days of summer” literally mean.

Skift predicts the future of travel.

Another study shows Millennials are slackers in the work place. [Insert Shocked Face]

Netflix just upped the bar (again) by providing UNLIMITED parental leave.

Dust of the Discman. The New York Times reminds us How to Vacation like its 1999.

If you have to stay plugged in on vacation, try these 5 apps.

National Geographic Traveler revealed their photo contest winners. Out of this world.

You don't even need to think about your next trip. With three questions, Buzzfeed has the answer.

Enjoy your weekend downtime. Catch some waves.

August 7, 2015