5 Best Travel Apps for Android and iOS

When it comes to travel essentials there’s nothing more essential than your phone, and beyond that, the apps on it. There are the obvious winners like Google Maps, Spotify, Netflix and the app for whichever airline you’re flying with. Beyond those clear necessities, there are a 5 essentials travel apps I can’t get on a plane without.

An Architecture Tour of HafenCity, Germany

Located just a few minutes south of the main city of Hamburg, HafenCity is a vibrant and exciting area with gorgeous architecture stretching many styles and generations. Old brick buildings that were previously warehouses for shipping now occupied by residences and offices now sit next to brand new glass and concrete structures with the same.

The Castles & Palaces of King Ludwig II

King Ludwig II ruled Bavaria, Germany as King until his mysterious death in 1864. You will no doubt recognize one of his greatest and unfinished accomplishments as the Disney castle but is properly known as Neuschwanstein Castle. All but one of his fairy tale structures went unfinished at the time of his death.

Visiting Krakow, Poland

Unlike Warsaw which was destroyed during the war, Krakow remained essentially untouched by the hand of destruction. The Old Town and all it has to offer from shops, cafes and restaurants can easily take up a big chunk of your time in Krakow, but don’t forget to visit Auschwitz.