Visa Requirements for Countries around the World
Maps and Route Planning
- Google Maps (iOS /Android, free)
- HERE Maps – Better offline maps (Download free)
- Maps.me – iPhone and Android offline maps
- Google Translate (iOS /Android, free)
- Duolingo – a freemium language-learning platform (iOS / Android, free)
- Signal – Free, secure, encrypted voice calling, video calling and instant messaging app.
- Alternative: Skype – The granddaddy of all consumer VoIP systems, Skype lets you make and receive calls from anywhere that has a decent internet connection. Premium services let you call real phones as well, or provide a standard phone number for others to call you.
- Alternative: Google Voice – Lets you make and receive calls and texts from a U.S. based phone number when you’re travelling, often free of charge.
Other Travel Tools
- Sit or Squat – Bathroom finder (iOS /Android, free)
- Wifi Map – Helps you stay connected (iOS / Android, free)
- Time and Date
- LastPass – LastPass works with the browsers on your desktop, tablet and phone, and will securely generate and/or save your login information for any website. You only ever need to remember the password for the app itself. (iOS, Android – Yearly subscription for full benefits)
- Google Authenticator – This two-step verification app provides an ever-changing code that needs to be entered as well as your password. It works offline, and is supported by Google, Facebook, WordPress (Download)