6 Awesome Travel Apps

If you are an anxious traveller like me, you need all the help you can get! These apps will make life much easier when on the road!


Having local knowledge on your side when it comes to experiencing a city abroad seriously can’t be beaten. Kamino is just that. Simply type in your city of interest and pick one of the many walking tours created by locals and experts for newcomers to enjoy! Cities are always more fun through the eyes of the locals – and this app will help you do that!

2 FIND: Around Me

Stuck somewhere without cash? Around Me allows you to view different categories of locations like banks, restaurants and shopping to determine what is geographically around you. Starving in Paris? Whip out this app and find somewhere close to grab some grub! And the app will even guide you to your destination! A must-have if you are travelling somewhere you haven’t been before.

There is also an android version available!

3 PLAN: Tripit

Tripit will be your personal travel agent while planning your trip. Just create an account and mail your bookings and flight details to Tripit and it creates a master day-by-day itinerary. All your plans in one place! High-powered features like flight status and cool attraction suggestions make this app a winner!
Also available on Android

4 TRY: Localeur

Tired of falling into the tourist traps whenever travelling to a new city? When you’re visiting a city that’s not your own, you’re going to need some tips for where to go, what to do, etc. Yes, you could google it … but wouldn’t you rather hear it straight from a local you trust? Localeur is a community of locals who want to help you get the best experience in the cities they love!

Also available on Android

5 SPEAK: Google Translate

Make sure nothing gets lost in translation! The Google Translate app is awesome – it gives you an option to speak or write and translate it into 90 languages! Very helpful in a country where the locals don’t really speak English!

Also available on Android

6 FUN: Hyperlapse

Now you can really capture the atmosphere and magic of the place you are visiting! Create amazing time lapse videos with Hyperlapse to show your friends back home.With Instagram’s video stabilization technology built-in, Hyperlapse lets you create moving, handheld time lapses that result in a cinematic look, quality and feel—a feat that has previously only been possible with expensive equipment!
Watch this video here.

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