Thursday, June 21, 2012

Five Travel Apps To Help You Feel Like A Local

With more people planning to travel this summer than last year (and smart phones becoming the travel tools of choice according to The New York Times) it is essential to stock your phone with the best travel apps out there. To help assist with your digital travel needs, Badoo has compiled the essential list off apps to make sure your getaway is unforgettable! Of course, you can amend the list in any way to include your must-have travel apps but we hope you’ll keep Badoo in the mix!

1. Triposo – Not sure where to go? Don’t worry! Triposo is ultimate destination suggesting app, letting users know what’s going on close to them all across the world. Whether you are looking for a lesser known bar in Amsterdam or another art gallery in Soho, Triposo is the ultimate travel guide without the weight of a book!

2. Badoo – Now that you’ve figured out where to go, why not find out who you can meet? Badoo’s mobile app is one of the best ways to meet people all around the globe. No one wants to feel like a tourist so use Badoo to go out and meet the locals. As one of the fastest growing global networks, Badoo can help you meet new people from Sau Paulo to London!

3. Photosynth – Instagram is great but when you really want to capture the entire setting from your hike to Machu Picchu this is the app you need. Take 360 degree pictures with your HD camera and share and view them in 3D!

4. TaxiMagic – If you are traveling domestically and didn’t rent a car, TaxiMagic is the ultimate app to make sure you can still get out and explore! Book and schedule taxi pickups in over 45 cities so you are never stranded without transportation.

5. Google Translate – If you are traveling in a country or area where English isn’t spoken never fear! This handy app will let you translate and learn how to say words in more than 50 languages. This might even help you speak to someone new you met in-spite of a language barrier!

Disclosure: I did not receive any products nor was paid for this post. Any opinions expressed in my review are my own personal and honest thoughts. No other compensation was given.

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