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  • October 2, 2013
    GonnaGo – iOS app review

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: The latest travel app called GonnaGo claims to save itineraries and share them with friends on Facebook. After a quick test, we don’t really see a purpose of this app! You add a trip, say “My Japan Trip”, add friends from […]

  • October 2, 2013
    Kurrency – iOS app review

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Here’s another currency conversion app that basically “allows you to convert almost all the currencies of the world into your national currency.” Touting itself as the first currency conversion app designed for iOS 7, Kurrency is keeping things simple – there […]

  • September 29, 2013
    LoungeBuddy – iOS app review

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Airport terminals and lounges are important to any traveler, especially after long flights, in terms of stretching your legs and some times grubbing some decent food (if your airline didn’t provide one). Most airlines have their lounges in main airports and […]

  • September 25, 2013
    urWurld Travel Guides for iOS – app review

    Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Travel guides from urWurld are not something that you would want to have in your smartphone! With no new or relevant information, these guides are basic information of sights-to-see, restaurants, activities et al for some cities in the world. The app […]

  • September 10, 2013
    Apple’s new iOS 7 will be great for travelers

    Apple announced the iOS 7 in June this year and new iPhone today. So how does this new operating system compel the travelers to buy this new gadget or even upgrade their existing ones (note: iOS 7 will be available to iPhone 5S, 5C, 5, 4S and 4 on September 18, while iOS 7 will […]

  • August 2, 2013
    Currency – iOS app review

    Link: iTunes Cost: $0.99 Bang for buck: Ease of use: The looks: Although most of the currency conversion apps provide the same basic functionality of, you guessed it, currency conversion, there are some that stand out in the way they perform. With a clean, sleek and modern interface, Currency has potential in the design playground, […]

  • July 19, 2013
    Travel tip: How to access offline Google Maps on iOS

    We always recommend getting lost in a city or town rather than using maps, which is another reason to talk to locals asking for directions or for that amazing restaurant. But if you’re searching for something specific, then maps help. Most travelers don’t have data connectivity while on the road in international destinations and sometimes […]

  • July 17, 2013
    WhatsApp goes free on iOS, but with a catch

    There are a lot of free messaging apps for smartphones that allow you to stay in touch with your family & friends while you’re traveling to all the exotic places around the world. Our favorite has been WhatsApp which up until now cost 99 cents – is now free on iOS! There’s a slight catch […]

  • June 12, 2013
    Ulmon city guide apps for iOS are free now!

    Link: iTunes (for Istanbul city guide) Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Wikipedia-based informational city guides, Ulmon, are free for iOS right now. With interactive city maps that feature point-of-interests, the apps are map-centric, available in multiple languages and feature 24 cities: Paris London Rome New York Barcelona Amsterdam […]

  • June 2, 2013
    Report homophobia using ‘Bashing’ app while traveling

    Belgium was the second in the world to legalize gay-marriage in 2003 and has an openly gay prime minister, so you’d think that being gay and traveling to Belgium or one of the European countries like Spain or Netherlands would be easy and safe. Unfortunately, you’re wrong. Even in countries that are called first-world, gay […]

  • May 29, 2013
    The Transit App is free now! (for U.S. cities only)

    Published: May 29, 2013Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: Free! Ease of use: The looks: Built specifically for public transportation and available for 37 U.S. cities, The Transit App provides a clean interface to get you to your destination easily. With its fast and responsive to help layout, the app makes it easy for […]

  • May 20, 2013
    Free museum entry with Google’s Field Trip

    If you love museums and are in one of the major cities in United States, then you want to download Google’s Field Trip app right now. As we mentioned earlier this year, the location-based app shows you cool things to do while on a trip. For a limited time, the app will also get you […]

  • May 11, 2013
    Amazon’s Cloud Drive syncs your smartphone photos online while traveling

    Published: May 11, 2013Link: iTunes Cost: Free Bang for buck: It’s free! Ease of use: The looks: Last year DropBox Camera Uploads was added to its iOS app that allows you to upload your iPhone’s photos on the cloud, which you can save using their desktop app. Now Amazon introduced a similar app called ‘Cloud […]

  • April 9, 2013
    Looking for last minute hotel booking? Try these travel apps (updated)

    Disruptions on your travels can leave you with cancelled hotel bookings leaving you to need a place to stay at the last-minute. There’s a recent boom in same-day, last-minute booking apps for smartphones and tablets that helps you to find a deal when travel providers won’t cover an overnight stay. Hotels are racing to fill […]

  • March 29, 2013
    Put your trip on a TripLine map

    Planning a trip can be difficult but if you have someone else almost does it for you then it can be a good start at least. Things like how to get there, what to do and where to eat on a particular day are important for any travel planning. And if those itineraries have pictures […]

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