The App age

Free offline maps possibly more detailed than googlemaps


Great interface for reading lengthy PDF travelbooks


Download the city and get offline access to reviews on tourist attractions, restaurants and hostels


Easy last minute booking of hostels


Great for couples looking for cheap private rooms

Google Translate App

Don’t forget to download the language pack of your choice that enables photographic translation, effectively deciphering menus and lengthy museum descriptions.


Half an hour every night before bed worked wonders for my spanish, and being asked the question “how long have you been learning Spanish?” was testimony, despite rolling my eyes at the numerous times I was made to translate el gato bebe leche.