RESOURCES, TOOLS & APPS
Time Out provides digital and printed trip guides, events, cultural information and must sees updated daily. This site combines lists of both popular must sees and in-the-know events.
Free Tours by Foot
There is no better way to get to know a city than by walking it. Free Tour by Foot provides walking tours in many big cities and you tip your tour guide the amount you think the tour was worth!
Lonely Planet is the largest provider of digital and printed travel guide books for most countries and cities around the world. They provide beautiful photos and annual lists of new things to do and places to visit.
Resident Advisor is an online magazine providing information about music, artists, and events in many cities around the world.
Trip Advisor is a booking site for hotels as well as provides review based travel recommendations. They are best used for looking up local restaurants and popular must sees.
Uber is a ride sharing app in many cities all over the world.
Lyft is a ride sharing app. Lyft is in many of the same cities as Uber however many people consider it a more socially conscious alternative to Uber.
Rome2Rio is a website to get you from point A to point B almost anywhere in the world. Want to know how to get from Budapest to Cuba, Rome2Rio has your back.
Gett is an easier way to hail a cab. Many cabs in European cities use it to get passengers.
Google Maps can be an invaluable tool, especially when visiting a new place with 0 data. You can download the map before leaving wifi and can still use it once you’re in the street.
When in a new city, this app helps you to know the best way to get from point A to B. An alternative to Google Maps that includes all forms of public transit.
Finds and compares flights to get you the cheapest and most convenient flight. Also provides search options such as "Everywhere" for when you're just looking to go somewhere.
Student Universe gets you discounts on most things travel. This is a useful site to use when looking for airfare, especially if you sign up and can find a good student fare.
Finds and compares flights to find you the affordable option. An alternative to skyscanner.
This app helps you to predict the best time to buy your tickets and the best dates to travel given prices.
Trip it makes travel easy by combining all your confirmation emails into a master itinerary. The itinerary eliminates the need to searching through email and it can be accessed without wifi.
Text and call without worrying about getting an international data plan or cell service. Whatsapp is the best way to stay connected with friends and family both back home and abroad.
Stay protected while traveling with complete travel insurance at an affordable price. Choose your destinations and your coverage without breaking the bank and with an easy to use process.