So that you feel more equipped
If you’re afraid of being isolated in a foreign country because you don’t speak a lick of the language, SayHi is your icebreaker with over 90 languages (and dialects!) at your disposal, you’ll be just as equipped to order a coffee in Estonia as you will be communicating with a bus driverinMongolia.
This one’s for all the hotspot hunter-gatherers. You’re not always going to be on the grid when you’re on the road but you can always find a way to a place with Wi-Fi to get your WhatsApp and Facebook updates. Download the database of Wi-Fi locations aheadoftimeandsleepeasy.
If like us you love to wear clothes that no one else has, Fashtoryhelpsyoufindunique boutiques and emerging designersontheroad.With users in 21 countries from the UAE to the US, you can direct-message the designers and set up appointments in advance. This is a good app forhiddenandlocaltouch.
Trains, planes and delays. When travel plans go awry and you end up in a city you weren’t supposed to, One:Night will give you a bed for the evening. From 15:00 onwards every day you have access to same-day bookings giving you a range of very slick hotels – none of this seedy motel business. You also get remarkablylowratestoo.
This is the app of dreams for solo female travellers. Tourlina connects you with other womenonthesolotrailnearby or in your next destination so you can have a like-minded companion who can be your sounding board if you want somethoroughchat.