Traveling, planning, visiting each destination and achieving many others along with activities in the city in which you will be venturing is now much easier thanks to the innumerable applications that the Internet offers us to help us with these activities. So without further ado, here are some recommendations that yes or yes, you should have on your cell phone:

 

  • Maps.me, downloadable and offline viewable maps.
  • Citymaps2go, similar to the previous one.
  • Google My Maps, to create personalized maps in Google Maps.
  • CityMapper / Moovit, with information about public transport in many cities around the world.
  • AroundMe, alternative to google maps to search for establishments of a type near you.
  • Xe Currency, the best for calculating exchange rates between different currencies.
  • Skype, and top up a little money, so you can make international calls cheaply.
  • Expensify helps you keep track of your expenses.
  • Splitwise, to divide expenses within a group of people.
  • Checkmytrip / Flypal, where to incorporate our next flights (for reservations). Notifies if there have been changes to the flight.
  • FlightAware / Flightradar24, are used to track flights in real time.
  • WiFi Map, where you can find open Wi-Fi networks and comments with passwords for some closed ones.
  • Google Translate, translator with lots of languages.
  • Microsoft Translator, personally works better for us to translate with the camera, especially in other alphabets (such as Cyrillic, Japanese, etc).
  • Roadtrippers, lovers of roadtrips will like it: it offers you suggestions of points of interest during your road itinerary.
  • Tripit, organizer and travel planner, quite useful.
  • Wikiloc, if you are crazy about trekking (or you just don’t want to get lost in the countryside) is ideal.
  • Uber / Free Now / Grab / Yandex Go… to request taxis or shared transport.