When it comes to travel, you can and should take your iOS device with you! For a list of essential apps to pack before travelling, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Travel Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and reviews of travel applications from the App Store.
Globemaster: Offline Travel Guide is Clever, Polished and Endlessly Interesting
Whether you're planning an exotic itinerary or just imagining a trip to foreign lands, Globemaster: Offline Travel Guide is a good place to start.
Paris 3D Presents a New Way to Discover the City of Lights
Paris 3D is more than just an awesome map app, it's a practical guidebook for discovering Paris on foot, in a car, or from your living room.
Disneyland iGuide by Walkee is a magical link to Walt's Kingdom
I wasn't too sure I could test the Disneyland iGuide by Walkee without a visit to the "happiest place on Earth." However, since my app purchase did not include a ticket I realized I'd just have to give it my best shot.
3 Numbers is a Travel Utility App that Provides Way More than 3 Functions
3 Numbers - Despite the influx of tip calculators, currency converters, note apps and other utilitarian applications for iPhone, the new releases keep coming. One of the latest, 3 Numbers by Politepix, is a traveler’s multi-tool, enabling conversion of currency and units combined with both standard and tip calculators and more.
Qype Radar is Not on My Radar and Probably Not Yours Either
Qype Radar is a free app designed to be an on-location guide to places to go, eat, and shop based on user reviews. Qype.com is apparently a European web portal and appears to be a widely used web-based user referral and review site for parts of the UK and some other major European cities.
Not For Tourists Manhattan City Guide Debuts in App Store
I don’t live in New York, but if I did or were to travel there, I would have no qualms about taking along the Not For Tourists Manhattan City Guide on my iPhone. If you’ve ever seen the Not For Tourists book series, the comprehensive award-winning city guides available for several US cities, including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, and Washington D.C., as well as one for London, then you are already familiar with the Not For Tourists style.
Want to be a Pro at Packing? Check Out Packing Pro
Packing Pro is an organizational packing checklist for anyone preparing to travel for any reason. From the very beginning when I first checked out this app, I felt as if Quinn Genzel, the developer of Packing Pro and the lite version, Packing, personally knows me and wants to be my travel buddy.
Lingopal-Fun Multilingual Phrasebook Flirts with Travelers
Global travelers, especially the flirty kind, will find Lingopal-Fun Multilingual Phrasebook, can help them get along with the locals.
The best place to start with Lingopal-Fun Multilingual Phrasebook is the Setting icon on the right side of the bottom menu bar.
Hear Planet: This Audio Tour Guide is Slightly Off Its Axis
HearPlanet Inc. bills their HearPlanet iPhone app as the Worlds First Talking Tour Guide for your cell phone! Sometimes being the first is not necessarily the best position to be in. While Hear Planet is a wonderful concept much fine-tuning is definitely needed to have this planet rotating properly.
ICOON Traveler's Picture Phrasebook is a Reassuring Travel Buddy
Nervous about traveling someplace where you cannot speak the language? Fear not. ICOON global picture dictionary by AMBERPRESS is less complicated than any translation phrasebook I have used and it is handily accessible right on your iPhone.
Babelingo: a Personal Multi-Language Translator
Babelingo is an on-the-spot translator by Alta Vida LLC featuring 300 words and phrases in 11 different languages right on your iPhone or iPod Touch.
There are a few ways to navigate the Babelingo library: categorically, by favorites, or by searching.
Packing: Listmaker Helps you Pack Fast, Travel Light or Super Light
Packing - A couple of years ago, I raced to Boston's Logan Airport to catch a flight to Sao Paulo. It was only after I was standing in front of the nice lady at the ticket counter I realized I had forgotten my passport.
Alpine Ski Trail Maps Show the Lay of The Land for Skiers
Alpine Ski Trail Maps promises to relieve you of having to tuck away those foldable ski maps into your coat. Instead, it offers hundreds of maps that can instead be all tucked away onto your iPhone/iPod touch.
Cell Ban Warning: Entering a No Cellphone Zone!
Although Imagine-It's Cell Ban travel app doesn't work as well as advertised, I still might be $100 richer if it had been available a few months ago. That's when my teenage daughter was nabbed by New York City's finest for gabbing on a cellphone while she was on her way to visit her big sister in the big city.
Ski Lodge is More Than Just Snow Reports
Ski Lodge is not the first snow reports app that I have reviewed, but it is just as good as the rest of them. It also offers much more than the rest of the snow report apps.
The opening page of Ski Lodge shows all of the favorite resorts you have saved.