Gone are the days of carrying heavy guidebooks or hoarding crumpled pieces of paper with everyone’s recommendations on it. These days, there are helpful apps at your fingertips for all aspects of your trip. Try out some of our favorites to make planning and going on your next trip a breeze.
Duolingo [Android, iOS]
Get a jumpstart on learning a new language with this handy free app. From Spanish and French to Dutch and Italian, you’ll hone your language skills through visuals, writing your own sentences and even translating all from your phone.
Hipmunk [Android, iOS]
Whether you need to book a flight or find a hotel, Hipmunk has one of the best interfaces we’ve found. Its flights are sorted by “Agony” ratings, which measure how cheap a flight is, how long the flight is and how many stops you’ll endure.
Hostelworld [Android, iOS]
The popular website to find hostels and guesthouses has an app and it’s a good one. It’ll search for nearby hostels or let you put in any city you’d like, making it super easy to book accommodations on the go.
Trail Wallet [iOS]
This awesome app lets you track your expenses easily and keep your finances in check. You can add your budget for multiple trips, easily add amounts in either your home currency or the local one and organize spending by category. Our one gripe? Right now, the app is available only on iPhone.
Tripoto [Android, iOS]
This unique site lets you explore others’ itineraries by categories like adventure travel, day trips and beach holidays; read user tips and recommendations for different locales; browse photos and more.
Trover [Android, iOS]
Like Pinterest for travelers, you can find inspiration for trips you’d like to take, create your own lists of places you want to see and share your own stories for others to discover.
Following successful re-openings in the Caribbean and Mexico, Palladium Hotel Group sets its sights on resuming guest operations at its TRS Cap Cana Hotel in the Dominican Republic.
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Thompson San Antonio is now accepting reservations for stays beginning March 1, 2021. Located in the mixed-use The Arts Residences, Thompson San Antonio will redefine the city’s skyline and celebrated River Walk.
Florida is known for its year-round warm weather, which means locals miss out on a true winter experience — snow. All is about to change with the opening of Florida’s first snow amusement park, Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park. The winter park will bring all the fun of winter activities without the freezing cold temperatures.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.