The App age

Maps.me

Free offline maps possibly more detailed than googlemaps

Moonreader

Great interface for reading lengthy PDF travelbooks

Tripadvisor

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

Hostelworld

Easy last minute booking of hostels

Airbnb

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.

Duolingo

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.

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