Pardonez moi? – Google Translate

Picture it. You’re on the other side of the world and all of a sudden THE CUTEST, most handsome guy is exiting a cafe as you are strutting by. You just have to talk to him. But how? You’ve left your translation books back at your hostel in your locker. Now is the perfect time to whip out that smart phone of yours.

Google Translate is a free app that translates words and phrases between more than 60 languages!

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Why you should get it:

  • For most languages, speak your phone and hear the corresponding translation. 
  • Translate between 64 languages.
  • Listen to your translation spoken aloud.
  • Translations available in full screen mode.
  • Favourite your preferred translations.

Interested in purchasing this app? Check out Itunes.com.

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Note To Self – GPS Note

Are there things you just HAVE to try while your away but you’re afraid to forget it in the midst of vacationing excitement? Remembering has never been easier with GPSnote.

With GPSnote you can easily add, edit and delete notes on a map using the GPS on your smartphone. Cool right? Now you can head over to Paris and visit that coffee shop that your friends moms cousin went to once and you just have to try it!

Why you should get it:

  • Create notes at a special location or any arbitrary location just by placing a green pin on the map. 
  • Use your phones GPS system to locate places you’ll be travelling to and place special notes at each destination.
  • Use GPSnote to remember everything about your trip.
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Do you blog?- TravelPod

At last!  A blog that is built for travel!

TravelPod started off as an original web blog site and has been optimized for all things iPhone, Ipad, and Ipod Touch! TravelPod can work with or without wi-fi access, so editing and writing in your blog has never been so easy.

Share your memories, photos, videos, and more with with friends and family, all on-the-go from your iOS device.

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Why you should get it:

  • Register for a free travel blog in seconds.
  • Update your blog entries on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad or on TravelPod.com.
  • Entries saved and uploaded from the app can be edited on the web and vice versa, so you can work whenever you want.
  • Easily upload your photos and movies and share them on TravelPod.
  •  Work offline.
  •  Share on Facebook or with email.

Check out their website at travelpod.com.

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All Access- London Pass

Heading to London in the near or not so near future? London Pass is a travel guide that is ideal for people visiting the great city of London. This travel guide is jam packed with essential info about the city, top sights, and major attractions.

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Why you should get it:

  •  Discover London with information about the top areas of the city.
  • It gives you ideas for days out that are suitable for your own traveling taste.
  • Provides useful Information about the local climate, currency, public holidays and more.
  • Have access to both online and offline interactive maps.

Download this app for free at itunes.com.

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Grab The Bags – Simply Pack

So the time has come and your vacation is just DAYS away! Now all you have left to do is pack that suitcase before you head to the airport. Haven’t you guessed? There’s an app for that!

Simply Pack provides a checklist building process for managing trip packing and even includes a pre populated Master list in order to generate all your types of trips (from cruises to eurotrips).

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Why you should get it:

  • Set priority levels, quantity or weights for any item on the list.
  • Move your checklists onto your computer for easy at home access.
  • Check off your items with the touch of a finger.
  • Pre-loaded checklists allow for easy organization.

Interested in purchasing this app? Check out Itunes.com.

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But I’m No Math Genius – Global Tipping

When budgeting for trips, its important to take into consideration how much you will be tipping. Different areas around the world require different percentages, and well, you don’t want to come off looking like a cheapskate.

Global Tipping will give you precise advice on how to tip depending on your situation and what country you’re in.

Why you should get it:

  • Features straightforward calculator that allows you to calculate the amount of tups to be given and the final amount.
  • Has a function to calculate the appropriate groups of people sharing the meal or service.
  • Add converter presets and favourite preferred tip settings.
  • Add free.
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