If you’re like me, you want to be tuned into cruising 24/7. When you’re not on a cruise, you’re planning one. Heck, sometimes you’re planning the next one while on the current one! Fortunately, there are a lot of applications out there to help. Which ones top this frequent cruiser’s must-have list? Here they are, in no particular order!
Whether you’re looking to find out where your favorite ship is today, set a countdown clock, ask questions of passengers who’ve already sailed the itinerary you’re considering, or get info about ports from around the world, this app will help you out. My favorite feature? The “User Gallery” section is basically Instagram for cruisers. You can download the ShipMate App here.
2. Google Translate
The folks at Google have saved me more than a few times, most recently when I cracked a tooth in Barcelona and