Who would have thought that we will be living in the world of gadgets that only require a tap of a finger to lead us to an array of amazing possibilities? Back then we’d only see it sci-fi films, but now we see ourselves tapping endlessly on screens.

The iPhone, arguably one of the greatest inventions of our time, allows us to have the world literally on our fingertips. Many travelers have chosen to have this gadget because it helps them get to practically everywhere.

Below are some iPod applications that make traveling a breeze for millions of users from around the world.

Saucy Phrasebook

Wanna ask someone to dance, try out pick-up lines, tell a local you need to puke? This is the app for you. This app is not your average language translator— instead of teaching you how to say hello in different languages, this will tell you how to talk to locals in a rather funny manner.


With the help of the iPhones GPS feature, this app allows the user to locate all places you need for your trip. Need to locate a bar? Find a restaurant? Check local theatres? This app can locate them all.


Don’t know where to eat and in bad need of suggestions of good spots? This is the one you need. This is a great app for foodies looking for new places to eat. All you need to do is shake your iPod and it will do the searching for you.

Language Translation Phrasebook

This will help you have easier conversations with people from different parts of the world. This app offers translations for Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish.

World Time Zones

This is great for frequent travelers who sometimes get a bit confused on different time zones in different places.


Look at food before even ordering it, or even before you go to the restaurant. This app previews the food items first before you go to the place. It also gives suggestions on other restaurants to explore.

ShopSavvy Barcode Scanner

This is an app that allows you to scan items with bar codes so you can check the price. If the app sees that you can find it somewehere else for cheaper rates, it will let you know where!


Great for music lovers, Shazam allows the user to get to know an unfamiliar song they hear from a certain place. Don’t know the song title or the artist? Simply tap and the app will find matches that will give you info on any song.


For those travelers who want to know where to go when watching movies, Fandango will find all the great nearby theatres. You can even but your tickets directly from your iPhone.



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