Mobile apps have changed the way many of us travel in London. They’ve enriched trips and made them better. One way they’ve made them better is getting a ride when you need one. Apps like Uber and Lyft have changed the game in many major cities for taxis. The problem is that in London, there was an already entrenched and well respected Taxi trade that resisted these changes. The … [Read more...] about The Great London Taxi App Review Round-up – We Test All The Apps and Give Our Verdict
London iPhone Apps
Think great travel is all about expensive hotels and fancy restaurants? This couldn’t be further from the truth! If you look back on your most fun and exciting experiences, you’ll discover they are filled with warm smiles and great conversations. This is exactly why a lot of guided city tours are getting fresh, new makeovers - they’re the next hot trend on the travel … [Read more...] about PlanetPass: Great New App that makes booking last-minute walking tours easy
We Londonphiles now finally have a way to express our love for London in the hot new trend of Emoji's. Londonmoji is the brand new app for iPhone and Android featuring 130+ Londonmojis that let you bring a bit of the capital's flair to your chat. You can even create your own Londonmoji, with you as the capital attraction, using our London Yourself feature. Londonmoji allows you … [Read more...] about The Emojis All Londonphiles Have Wanted: Londonmoji
We rely pretty heavily on our smartphones when we’re traveling in London. This can be both a good thing and a bad thing when you consider how ridiculous international data roaming charges are. Despite this, we found a few useful apps that were indispensable on our recent trip to London that we just had to share with everyone. Many don’t rely on data roaming if you use them … [Read more...] about London Travels: Indispensable London Apps You Need to Download for Your Next Trip to London That We Loved
I read about the GoBaby London App in London's Evening Standard and knew that I had to get it. What makes this app different from all the other London travel apps? It's a guide to London for parents. A new mum living in London was frustrated that it was so hard to navigate London's transport system and attractions with her young baby. It was hard to find places to change the … [Read more...] about London Apps: Review of GoBaby London App – Brilliant Travel Guide for Parents in London
One of my favorite things to do in London while I'm there is to pick up a copy of the Evening Standars, which is London's local newspaper of record. It's always a joy to read. They have a website, but it's just not the same a reading the paper. Until fairly recently if you wanted to read the actual paper, you were limited to an expensive Digital Subscription that cost … [Read more...] about London’s Newspaper – The Evening Standard – Is Now free on the iPad!
This came across the inbox and we thought it was worth sharing. Software developers have released a great new phone app that takes you on a tour of the maritime heritage of Greenwich. The Viewfinder Photography Gallery is delighted to launch the Thames Trail: an interactive photowalk with an accompanying phone app that reveals the industrial and shipbuilding heritage of … [Read more...] about London Apps: New Photowalk Audio Guided Tour of Greenwich Released
Have you ever wanted to know what time it was in London right now as well as the weather conditions? Check out this fun free app that features the current time in London and the weather conditions. This is a must have for my iPhone! Click here for info in iTunes. … [Read more...] about iPhone App: Fun London Weather App
We discovered this lovely iPhone app before our last trip to London and we just had to share it. It's a ton of fun. I'll let the app developers fill you in: Ever felt you’re not being told the whole story? Black Plaques lift the carefully-placed rug to discover a big stain under it: Executions in Trafalgar Square, Underwear looted from Buckingham Palace, Putrid gases … [Read more...] about Fun London App: Black Plaques London
London Pass has released a free iPhone app that's actually pretty useful even if you don't buy a London Pass. This useful travel guide is ideal for people visiting or planning a trip to London, England, one of the most historic capital cities in the world. The London Pass – Travel Guide is packed with essential information about the city, its top sights, attractions and … [Read more...] about London Pass Releases Free iPhone App – Pretty Useful!
We love a good iPhone app about London and the latest one we've had a chance to test is pretty awesome. Called the London Pub Crawl App - the apps features tons of pub crawls all over London. It will guide you to where they are, what routes to take and most importantly what to eat and drink when you get there. From the app description: With over 7,000 pubs in London, The … [Read more...] about Fun New iPhone App: London Pub Crawls
One of my favorite London guidebooks is 24 Hours in London. It's a guide to things to do during every hour of the day in London. It's chock full of fun things to see and do. Now, there's a great little iPhone app, so you can have it in the palm of your hand. From the app description: Every hour of every day, London is packed full of fantastic, unusual things to do. The … [Read more...] about iPhone App: 24 Hours in London The App