Cities can be big, scary places when you don’t have sufficient information at hand. The Citymapper app is easy to use, offering more detailed journey planner info than Google.

Promoted as “the ultimate real-time transit app for bus, subway and train” it will keep you up to date with departures, arrivals, delays and cancellations of public transports. It also has a nice Uber sync-up and covers cycle routes.

Right now it is available in about 30 cities worldwide, including some of the biggies like New York and London.

If your time is precious and you’d like to know the easiest and fastest way to get to your destination, this app is a great tool to have on hand.





When you travel to a foreign country and you’re not au fait with the language, it can be an exhausting experience, trying to make yourself understood. The gesticulations alone will tire you out and you could look nuts to boot.

Bravolol has a collBravolol 1ection of free apps to help you master basic phrases so asking the way to the toilet or the beach becomes second nature. It includes pronunciation and phonetic spelling which will really help you out of a pickle when the alphabet or phrasing is unfamiliar.

No Internet is required once you’ve downloaded it, so you’ll be able to converse with foreigners in the far reaches of their land.





Are you one of those people with a sheaf of reservation confirmation papers and airline e-tickets in your carry-on, or do you just find yourself swiping back through emails every time you reach another point in your journey?

The Tripit app may restore your sanity, as it neatly ties together all of your travel plans and Tripitconformations, creating an itinerary that you can share with as many people as you’d like.

Flights, hotels, rental cars and event bookings will all be included. All you have to do is forward your emails to the app and it will do the organizing for you. Wipe those tears of joy away and download it now. This is also a great idea for group travel plans.

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BringFido appThe BringFido app is a lifesaver for anyone who travels with their pooches. This terrific creation helps travelers avec doggies find pet-friendly hotels with parks, outdoor restaurants, beaches and dog events nearby.

With maps, ratings and other useful information at your fingertips, you’ll never worry about the well-being of your pooch when you hit the road.