The Essential Android Travel Apps | The Adventure Blog

Gaia GPS

Have you ever heard of the fantastic file extension known as a .GPX file? You’ll find these helpful little files on websites such as Mud and Routes and much smaller little independent websites from passionate ramblers and hikers. Just Google “<your local area> gpx files” and you are bound to find some lovingly curated routes on trails that may have passed you by. A gpx file is essentially a memory of a route somebody has taken that they want to share with the world.

Been

Have you got one of those scratch maps of the world in your house? They were all the rage a few years back and are still on sale all over the internet.

Wikivoyage

Now, this is the game-changer that a lot of backpackers, daytrippers, gap yearers, and holidaymakers have been sleeping on. Quite possibly the most helpful travel app on earth that despite its simplistic text-based nature, could actually save your life.

Strava

OK, so this one is a bit of a cheat, it’s technically not a travel app but it is definitely an app that you could use a heck of a lot whilst traveling. This one is for the fitness fanatics and hiking aficionados.

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The Adventure Blog is a collection of personal stories, news, and gear reviews about a range of topics related to adventure travel, outdoor sports, and ecology.