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Top 10 Travel Apps, Sites & Guides That Will Inspire You

Posted by Maria Inês Pinto on 19/11/2014
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So you want to travel. But the world is so vast, there are so many places you haven’t yet seen, so many things you haven’t done – how do you know where to start?

Lucky for you (and me), there are loads of wanderers out there who have prepped the road for us. From developing useful apps, to writing out advice in handy guides and inspiring websites, there are loads of things out in the Internet that can make travel that much more exciting and fun for us. But, again, it can be overwhelming to look through all this information on your own so we have put together a list of the top 10 apps, sites and guides that will help you get inspired for your next travel adventure.

1.  Oyster (Website): The world is our oyster and these travellers are making the best of it! Oyster.com is truly a one-of-a-kind travel website – book your hotel and find refreshingly honest reviews by experienced travel experts.

2.  Parla Food (Guide/Website): Foodies will love this charming blog. Find out where to satisfy your taste buds in Florence, New York, Istanbul and more!

3. Nowhere Magazine (Website): Fancy a long read? Looking for beautiful writing that captures the romantic side of travel? Nowhere Magazine is your next stop for some travel inspiration!

4. Top10 (Website): This sleek website is perfect if you only want to experience the best of the best! Top10.com compiles the top 10 hotels in every city. Plus, their travel blog showcases the top 10 of just about anything you can think of from all around the world.

5.  Packing Pro (App): Packing can be one of the most overwhelming parts of travelling but luckily, this app makes it all the much simpler for you. Simply tell it where you are going and for how long, and this app will give you a suggested list of exactly what you should pack.

6.  Hotel Tonight (App/Website): If last minute travelling is more your thing, you absolutely need to download this app. You will be able to find same-day hotels at incredible prices all over the world.

7.  Arrival Guides (Guide/Website): Travelling to a new city can be exciting but also a bit overwhelming – there is so much to explore and such limited time to do it! But now you don’t need to stress. Arrival Guides has compiled an extensive list of free online travel guides covering just about any city you can think of!

8.  World Mate (App): Fancy a personal assistant to manage your travels? For free? Simply send in your various confirmation emails for flights, hotels, car hires, restaurant bookings and the app will generate a detailed itinerary covering your entire trip. It seriously cannot get any easier than this.

9.  Fodor’s (Guide/Website): If you are looking for an authentic experience when travelling abroad, you may think your only solution is to ask the locals. But now, you don’t have to anymore! Fodor’s is a unique travel guide in that its reviews are written by locals themselves!

10.   Wi-Fi Finder (App): Sure, travelling is great for disconnecting and taking a break from everything back home. But you still need to keep your friends and family updated! With Wi-Fi Finder, you can do it for free. No more long-distance calls: simply open the app, find the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot and chat away on Whatsapp, Viber, Skype, FaceTime, Facebook, Twitter, etc.!

Image source: lostandfoundtraveller.com

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