The self-proclaimed “ultimate transit app,”
Citymapper offers real-time departure info,
trip planning, disruption alerts, and more
for all forms of public transportation in New
York, London, Paris, and Berlin.
A visually engaging way to explore San
Francisco, New York, and London, Recce
features interactive 3D maps to show you
what’s nearby. Swoop in and out of different neighborhoods, reading up on landmarks as you scan
the city’s skyline.
City Guides by National Geographic
(Free, $4.99 per city)
Boasting stunning photos, curated walking
tours, and much more, this app from Na-
tional Geographic is your one-stop shop for
exploring New York, London, Paris, or Rome.
m Trip Travel Guides (Free, $4.99 per city)
All 5 of our featured cities—as well as 23
other global destinations—are represent-
ed by this handy offline travel guide app.
Browse maps, itineraries, and reviews of
attractions, all without an Internet connection.
Explore our chosen cities and thousands of
others with Gogobot, an app featuring helpful tips and reviews, personalized guides,
hotel booking, and more. You can also create photo postcards of special moments from your trip to
share via social media.
For an exciting night out on the town, look
no further than YPLan, a curated event list
for New York, San Francisco, and London.
Discover the best nightlife, festivals, and
last-minute gigs, then book tickets in just two taps.
NEW YORK • SAN FRANCISCO • LONDON • PARIS • ROME
hether you’re recently retired and ready to travel the world, heading to Europe on a
semester-abroad university program, or merely escaping the cubicle for a weekend
getaway to the big city, chances are, you could use a hand in navigating the journey.
We’ve rounded up the best apps to help you scout out five top global destinations. Read
on to discover all the resources you need to make your trip an unforgettable one, from
info on sightseeing and shopping to tips on mastering the local transit. Bon voyage!