When treading the road less travelled, a lot of challenges can arise, but thanks to new technology, most of these challenges can now be mitigated. Today we bring you five of the most useful apps that you can use on your next trip.
Spotted by Locals
In Egypt we have a common saying, “if you ask, you’ll never be lost” and who better to ask than locals?! This app allows you to explore the areas recommended by locals in over 70 countries. It requires no internet connection, and keeps giving you advice depending on your location. You can also save your favourite spots on the map.
Learn all you need about touristic spots, restaurants, concerts, and more in around 350 places around the world. They also offer local content curated to over 29 cities. It offers lists containing local recommendations, helps you with your bookings, has a 24-hour call and/or text customer service, and it even offers you some discounts on touristic areas.
You can plan your upcoming trip with this app; input your destinations, and learn all there is to know about commutes. You will also receive recommendations of places to visit based on your preferences. You can save your favourite spots in the app’s Bucket List, and share these discovered areas with friends and family.
Are you looking a dose of music while travelling abroad? This app is perfect for finding out about upcoming concerts and artistic events around the world. It contains 18 categories of arts, and encompasses over 20 million events. You can invite your friends to events, and follow your favourite artists.
If you want to go for a run or a walk in a foreign city, this is the app to use. RunGo offers voice guided running routes that work as a virtual partner, giving you turn-by-turn voice directions. It has thousands of routes and city tours to help you explore new areas, and allows you to create your own route. The RunGo Live feature enables you to share your live location with friends and family; the app also sends you notifications if you deviate from the route.