App of the Week: Packing Pro

Packing App for iPhone

Packing Pro was named by Apple as one of its 10 essential iPad travel apps. It’s a packing list app that helps you pack only the essentials. Tell the app a bit about your trip and it will recommend a sample packing list.

App of the Week: Weather Live

App of the Week: Weather Live

I always check the 10-day weather forecast before I leave for a trip (so I know what to pack). But it’s also nice getting the local weather while on the go. This iPhone/iPad app displays all the weather information you need and it knows when you’ve changed location. It costs $1.99

App of the Week: GateGuru

GateGuru

If you aren’t familiar with a particular airport then you will want to download GateGuru. It’s not only free but it helps travelers locate the best food, shopping and service options within any airport terminal at the touch of a button. It’s available on Android and Apple and is one of the most popular travel […]

Travel App of the Week: The Alaska App

The Alaska App

A few weeks ago I participated in the Alaska Media Roadshow in Santa Barbara. The two-day conference took place at the beautiful and historic Four Seasons Biltmore. During the marketplace a bunch of journalists go around to table after table of Alaskan tour operators in 15-minute intervals so it’s speed dating for work. One of […]

Travel App of the Week: HopStop

HopStop

HopStop provides door-to-door transit, walking, biking, taxi and hourly car rental directions in over 100 cities.

Travel App of the Week: RedCross

RedCross Hurricane Smartphone App

The official American Red Cross offers all kinds of helpful apps for free. Including one for hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, shelter app and a first Aid app. Available for iPhone and Android devices and offers videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice.

Travel App of the Week: Current Caller ID

Current Caller ID for Android

The Current Caller ID app is by White Pages for Android phones. What’s brilliant about it is that it syncs users’ social media with caller ID.

Travel App of the Week: Google Translate

Download Google Translate Smartphone App

It used to be nerve-racking traveling to a foreign country where you don’t know the language and don’t have a local by your side. But thanks to Google Translate that’s not the case any more. Users can just type in a comment or question into their mobile device and select the language they wish to […]