On my phone in a helicopter, is nowhere sacred? Photo by @fotoeins
All travel bloggers are used to the jokes about how anti social we really are.
We’re ribbed for not being able to look up from our smart phones long enough to hold a conversation, we’re accused of being surgically attached to our iPhones, and our friends and family sarcastically say that we love our devices more than we love them – or wonder if we’d rather talk to someone online than someone sitting right in front of us in real life.
But ironically one of the best things about smartphones are the myriad of ways they connect us with other people, especially while on the road.
So when my existing iPhone 5 waved goodbye to me this week and the idea of heading off on my month long USA Road trip without full phone functionality had me crying into my Google Maps, I went out and bought the new iPhone 6.
These are the first 6 apps that I ensured were installed on my new device, they keep my travels as social as possible and help me meet up with interesting folks who finally make me put my phone down…