Every time I travel, I make new mistakes.The upside to this? I also discover new tools/apps/products/programs to help deal with said mistakes. Here are five awesome new things I discovered on my recent trip through Europe.
I love traveling by myself (I even wrote an ebook about it!) but it can be really hard to meet locals and kind of a bummer to eat every.single.meal by yourself. Luckily there are two websites where locals register to show travelers around, meet for dinner or drinks or even cook you dinner in their own home. Isn’t that lovely?
Because sometimes “move the decimal two points to the right and subtract 20%” is too hard when you’re doing exchange rates in your head. This app is free and doesn’t require an internet connection, so you can use it when you’re considering that wool blanket in rural Iceland. Because it probably costs $250.
Want to plan a cool roadtrip with stops at all those weird roadside attractions, cute diners, and indepedent motels? This free app lets you find places based on your route and interests and puts it all on one simple itinerary.