Top 5 Study Abroad Apps for Your Overseas Adventure
We told you about the best apps to keep you safe while studying abroad. Now, here are the best apps to help you have fun in the country of your choice!
Those of us heading off back to school envy our classmates that are studying abroad in a different location. If you’re one of those lucky ones foregoing the drive or flight back to campus for a new exotic location, we’ve got the Android Apps for you.
For those of us studying in Europe, this might be the most important app to have on your Android device. Weekend Travels are made easy and affordable through GoEuro. The App compares prices of Trains, Bus, and Plane tickets to and from any destination you plug in. GoEuro makes finding the best option easy so you can spend your time living instead of planning.
Heading Down Under? TripView is the app for you. The app displays the public transportation schedules for Sydney and Melbourne. There is a summary viewer if you’re looking for an immediate trip, and a full viewer option that makes planning a breeze. The app also includes real-time delay information as well as an interactive map to plan your trip stop by stop. All of these features are included for free on TripView Lite!
Where To Go? Free
You’ve finally made it to the city of your choice — now what? Where to Go gives you plenty of options to start experiencing the culture. You can find the closest restaurant, clothing store, or historical landmark with just a push of the button. If you’ve already picked a destination, it will display the fastest route to get there. Feeling Spontaneous? With a shake of the phone, Where To Go will give you a random destination in your chosen vicinity. Explore!
One of the best parts of studying abroad is the new food! Foodspotting is a food-lover’s delight. The app searches through all of the closest restaurants to your current location and displays user comments and pictures to help pick the best option. Eat Away!
It’s amazing how easy it is to break the bank when studying away. Don’t fall victim to spending all of your cash too early. This app will allow you to record your expenses by category, food, activities, rest stops, and more. You can link your credit cards directly to the app so it automatically records your spending without any additional effort on your part. Mom and Dad will be so proud.