10 Must Have Apps When Backpacking Australia 10:38 AM on Wed 09 Jul 2014

You won't believe what these Travel Apps can do...

1. Wifi Finder

This Free App will show you all of the Free and Paid Public WiFi spots in Australia!

2. World Lens 

This App uses optical character recognition to translate everything from street signs to restaurant menus. Simply point your phone’s camera towards the text you would like translated and let Word Lens work its magic. 

3. Foodict Food Dictionary 

Picture this. You are in a restaurant - and have you know idea what 'Vegimite' is. This App will translate any food into your language... easy! 

4. Wikitude

Point your camera at a landmark or building and Wikitude will give you usefule tips What it is, how much it is to enter, why it is so significant... etc. 

5 Windfinder

If you are into your Surfing, Wakeboarding, Kitesurfing, Paragliding, Sailing, Fishing, etc... this App is for you. 

6. GoSkyWatch

Australia is one of the best places to see the stars. Simply point your smart phone camera at the stars above and let the App guide you across the stars, planets and constellations

7. XE Currency Converter

Provides up to date, currency conversions from all over the world... very handy in working out how much those pair of sunnies are actually going to cost you. 

8. Evernote

Great App for Bloggers or those that are just keen to keep track of where photos have been taken, what you have been up to, flight records and any travel documents you might need along the way! 

9. Photosynth

Great App for taking Panarama photos! Lets you upload onto your social media right away. 

10. Skyscanner

Probably one of the best Apps for finding the cheapest flights worldwide... easy! 

Tags: Travel Tips


Wilson Manger: 01:45 AM, Fri 11 Jul 2014
Great tips for apps! I really enjoy Skype or WhatsApp myself for communicating with people back home as well.

Amin: 12:27 AM, Wed 04 Nov 2015
Undoubtedly this article will inform you about all those apps needed for you while travelling in Australia except the mandatory one & that is Lodgeo. Lodgeo is the best way to make your hotel reservations, book your accommodation today! Get this app with detail at- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lodgeo.android https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/lodgeo-the-hotel-booking-app/id792852371?mt=8

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