There are so many good smartphone applications available on the market today that it can be difficult to work out which you should download. Anyone going on holiday next year needs to do some research before leaving home. While some apps are no doubt better than others, it’s still important that you equip your phone with as many of the best releases as possible. Who knows when you might need some extra assistance?


Wikitude is by far the coolest travel app we’ve seen over the last few years. All you have to do is open the program on your phone, and then point your camera at places of interest around you. The application will then provide you with lots of interesting information that you might find useful.


If you plan to hire a car or motorbike during your next summer break, it makes sense to download PicTranslator or a similar application. That software allows you to take photographs of any road signs before converting them into a language you can understand. It is essential you get this app if you want to remain safe.


No matter where you might be in the world, HearPlanet will identify your location. It will then provide you with lots of information about local attractions and activities. While you should always do some research before leaving home, this software will ensure you don’t miss anything important.

Having learned about some of the best apps available for your next summer break, we don’t want to hear you had trouble getting around. If you would like to hear about some more cool smartphone software solutions, take a look at the infographic.

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