We have gathered some awesome applications that can be useful for you.
Lonely Planet have released many useful travel guide books. But if you do not want to drag around the book with you everywhere, you can download their own application and get access to cities all over the world: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/apps-and-ebooks/
Amazing flashcards which lists 500 translations of the most used words you need when you are abroad. Integrated is also audio tapes, helping you to practice your pronunciation. The application has several languages available:http://www.lingolook.net/Home.html
With this application you can convert everything from temperature, currency, lengths, clothes- and shoe sizes. It also includes an application called Tipulater which helps you calculate how much you should tip at a restaurant or to a taxi driver: http://appshopper.com/utilities/hiconverter-comprehensive-unit-converter
This fun application identifies over 65.000 free toilets all over the world. Register your nearby address, city and zip code and you will get an overview of toilets in your area. You can also check out reviews and comments on each toilet. Very practical! https://www.sitorsquat.com/
Google maps is one of the most used applications. It will give you an overview on where you are, road descriptions and you can choose either public transport, by car or by foot. A blue dot will show you where you are at the time. However, you should be aware that it requires mobile data, so be sure to have a good mobile data plan in the country you are in: http://www.google.com/mobile/maps/
This application includes information on culture, different facts and habits for over 165 places in the world. Her you can find many amusing and unique customs for the country you live in: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/world-customs-cultures/id337842349?mt=8
Skype is used all over the world and enables you to keep in contact with everyone at home. If you have only used Skype on a computer, we can assure you that Skype’s smart phone application is also superb. It functions best with wifi: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skype/id304878510?mt=8
This application enables you to listen to different radio stations throughout the world. You can have a relaxing evening in Australia, while listening to Norwegian morning shows: http://tunein.com/mobile/
We hope you find some of these apps useful!