Its becoming the norm to travel with an iPhone. I seem to see more and more of them at each hostel I go to. It´s a conviently small device that can do so much. As a matter of fact, this article itself is being written on my iPhone while sitting next to the pool in the beautiful weather of Mancora, Peru.
List of recommended iPhone apps
Like i was saying earlier, this current article was fully written on my iphone. I create the articles offline as a local draft then upload it later on a wifi to edit and review on a physical computer. This makes for updating blogs convienent and easy. Free. WordPress Website.
In over 30 languages, translate basic semtenses to get you by. Its organized categories has sentences for most of your needs abroad. As an added bonus, they have very humorus flirting and x-rated translations. It makes for good laughs amoungst friends from other countries. Dont think the flirting section will work well for you but youll have them laughing which could get you lucky in return. $9.99USD for full package. LingoPal Website.
3. Appbox Pro
Being an american while traveling means having to get use to whole new unit system while abroad. Appbox pro can take care of every conversion for you. Itll even covert currency. Recently appbox pro has updated their app and made it even more user friendly with theme options and a better interface for navigation. $.99USD
4. World Customs & Cultures
A fun and infomative app about different customs in each country around the world. Great way to inform yourself of the customs in a certain country before going. Theres a random feature that when pressed will tell you a random custom from around the world. Free
5. Touch hockey
It actually has nothing to do with travel. Its a fun game between friends at the hostel. Be creative with it and bet drinks. Makes for a great time killer on bus rides with friends.
The popular gorilla tripod is already a backpackers must and the geniouses behind that created a wonderful camera app. The completely free app has many features missing from the stock camera app. The self timer alone makes it worth it. Free. Gorillacam Website.
Makes booking hostels all too simple. Everything the regular site has to offer in an essier interface friendly for the iphone. Free.
Which apps do you use on your iPhone to convient your backpacking trip?