From 3D Flight-Mapping Apps to Universal Audio Translators

 - Dec 28, 2013
This collection of the best travel apps will come in especially handy during the holidays, likely the busiest time of year to take a trip. With winter weather to consider, from ice storms to volcanic ash, having technology on your side can be an enormous asset. Mobile apps can make any stage of travel an easier experience, whether you are in the planning stages or attempting to manage your fitness while you are away from home.

The best travel apps take different kinds of trips into consideration. This is reflected in the mode of your transportation, like flying or driving. Many of these apps help users archive their vacations through picture-taking and social media. Others are helpful on the ground, by acting as language translators or currency converters.