Posted by Gio Palatucci
It’s hard to go a day without reading about the launch of another travel app or site to make planning, taking, or sharing a trip easier. I love the outpouring of travel apps especially ones with a social component, because I think connecting with like-minded travelers helps you make local discoveries and have authentic experiences.
Only time (and the best user interface) will tell which of the many travel apps will survive. For now, I continue to be a bit of a purist when it comes to travel planning, using general social networking sites-- Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare-- to plan my trips. However, I do use a few select apps to help me get where I want to go.
Here are fives apps I use to plan and share my trips:
Writing/sharing/tweeting from the crossroads of social media, travel, & tech. Read more about me, here.
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