Travel App of the Week: !Emergency!

Emergency iPhone App

A lot of travelers don’t know that the emergency telephone number 911 is not universal. This app will tell you what those emergency numbers are in your destination, so you can always be prepared.

Travel App of the Week: Emergency Radio

Emergency Radio App

Want to know what’s happening around the world? With this free emergency radio app, you can listen to live police, fire, EMS, railroad, air traffic, NOAA weather, coast guard, HAM radio, and other frequencies all over the planet. There are thousands of live frequencies and you can tune in to everything from the New York […]

Travel App of the Week: Restaurant Nutrition

Restaurant Nutrition App

We’re all trying to eat healthy these days but for frequent travelers, it seems like it’s getting even tougher (at least, that’s my lame excuse.) This free Restaurant Nutrition app (compatible with iOS and Android) can come in handy especially in airports where the only choices are chain restaurants. The app can help you make […]

Travel App of the Week: CurrencyApp

Currency App

This currency app provides travelers with up-to-date currency exchange rates. Currencies are provided for over 180 countries, which allows you to find out the value of local money while you are traveling. It’s free and available for iPhone and Android users.

Travel App of the Week: Image It

App Image

For years I’ve been carrying around a tiny picture book in my carry-on bag to use just in case I needed photos to help me communicate with somebody who doesn’t speak English. Out of all my travels, I’ve only had a problem once and would you believe I forgot to pull out the book? I […]

App of the Week: WhatsApp

WhatsApp

One of the worst parts about returning from an international trip is getting your phone bill. One way to avoid those crazy fees is to download WhatsApp ($0.99) and have your friends, family and colleagues do the same. Then you can text, send photos and even audio notes back and forth without having to pay […]

App of the Week: Voice-Activated Flight Search App

Voice-Activated Flight Search App

Is this the way of the future? CheapAir.com (I’ve never booked with them before) just released a new, free, mobile app which features a voice-activated flight search function. The app uses semantic language technology for its easy search free-form website search and can be used on the iPhone 4S and iPad 3.

Travel App of the Week: Trapster

Trapster

This free app will help you avoid speed traps, red light & speed cameras, accidents and road hazards. It’s billed a high-tech version of flashing your headlights to alert drivers.