Travel App of the Week: Next Issue

Next Issue

Here’s a convenient tool to have in your back pocket while traveling this summer. Next Issue is the Netflix of magazines, offering over 130 different magazines in one app for iOS, Android and Windows 8, all available on demand (with phone connection). If you buy two or three magazines a month, then it’s well worth the cost—especially since you get […]

Travel App of the Week: AllTrails

AllTrails

Do you love to go hiking in the woods when you travel? If so, you’ll love the free AllTrails app for iPhone and Android as it has 50,000+ trail guides spread across the U.S. and Canada. Over 1.5 million people use it, and so it’s easy to find trails near you for all different fitness levels—all with reviews from other users. […]

Travel App of the Week: Tunnel Vision

Tunnel Vision

Everyone I know is fascinated by New York (I am too), which is why I just updated my Top Five New York City Travel Tips story. One of the updates was the addition of Tunnel Vision, a new app that was created as a NYU graduate thesis project. To activate Tunnel Vision, all you have to do is […]

Travel App of the Week: Tennis Buddy

Tennis Buddy

You can pretty much find an app for everything these days. Here’s a cool one that will help you stay in shape and on top of your tennis game at home and when you travel. Tennis Buddy is a location-based app that connects tennis players with others in the area, filtering by age, gender, distance and […]

Travel App of the Week: Swarm

Swarm

Do you use Foursquare when you travel? If so—and maybe even if not—you’re probably aware that the location-based check-in app just split in two. Well, if you want to continue to check in and find nearby friends, you should download Swarm (as regular Foursquare will now be a competitor to Yelp). As this Business Insider article explains, Swarm is […]

Travel App of the Week: Rise&Smile by Dignity Health

Rise

Would you rather wake up to a blaring alarm clock or to the sound of a human voice with a fun or beautiful, looping 6- to 10-second video? I’d much rather go with the latter, too. Thanks to the brilliant Rise&Smile app by Dignity Health, to promote their Hello Human Kindness awareness campaign, there’s now […]

Travel App of the Week: WordLens

WordLens

WordLens is a brilliant app that translates printed words from one language to another using only your smartphone’s video camera, in real time. And you don’t need to be connected to a network! Even better, it’s free! Right now you can buy these language pairs: English ⇆ Russian English ⇆ Portuguese English ⇆ German English ⇆ […]

Travel App of the Week: PhotoGrid

PhotoGrid

If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter then you know I sometimes create collages with my photos. What you might not know is to do that, I use a free app called PhotoGrid. It’s so easy to use—and it’s free! The app has over 51 million users alone on Android and over 60 […]