The travel bug can strike when you least expect it, burrowing deep into your psyche until you’re desperate to shoot off to a popular destination Rome or Paris—or somewhere more obscure, like Swaziland capital Mbabane. Taking in the sights and sounds of a different culture in a new place is a great way to recharge and unwind (or draw some fresh inspiration), and it’s easier than ever now to sort out the where, what, and how of doing so. If you’ve been thinking about jet-setting off to a faraway land or planning a round-the-world trip, these 10 apps will both help with inspiration and make the logistics easier to manage.
Planning trips can quickly become a disaster. Whether you're traveling alone or with a group, you still have to keep track of plane tickets, hotel reservations, and your basic day-to-day itinerary. The trade off might be worth it, but getting there can sometimes cause a little stress. Fortunately, iOS apps like TripIt can help you manage all of the nitty gritty details and let you focus on what's actually important: the trip itself.