WEFOUNDSudan Travel Map: Offline OSM Soft


Having access to cell data while traveling overseas is often complicated, slow, limited and/or expensive. Even in the US, fast, reliable coverage everywhere is far from certain once you get outside major metro areas.

Fortunately there are many travel apps that don’t need a real-time data connection at all. Instead, they can be synced via Wi-fi in advance, then used in offline mode while on the move, saving money and frustration.

Here are eight examples I use all the time, and there are many others depending on your needs. All are available on at least iOS and Android.

See the real Australia Seeing Uluru or snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef is a pretty special way to travel – that we’d never deny. But as any local will tell you, it’s Australia’s backstories that really bring its attractions to life.

Fundamental to understanding Australia as a whole is an appreciation of Indigenous culture, its history and relation to country. Intercultural exchanges with Indigenous communities are one way we seek to inspire this.

The only thing our guides love more than their country is the chance to show it off. Approachable, easy-going and well versed in all things Australia, we reckon they’re the best guides going round.

Having access to cell data while traveling overseas is often complicated, slow, limited and/or expensive. Even in the US, fast, reliable coverage everywhere is far from certain once you get outside major metro areas.

Fortunately there are many travel apps that don’t need a real-time data connection at all. Instead, they can be synced via Wi-fi in advance, then used in offline mode while on the move, saving money and frustration.

Here are eight examples I use all the time, and there are many others depending on your needs. All are available on at least iOS and Android.


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