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Best overall maps app
Google Maps is the king of maps and deservedly so. It's fast, constantly updated, accurate, and can be used across the vast majority of the world. They also have specific features that make traveling easier: offline maps, public transit info for many cities, and a lot of content for finding interesting local attractions.
Great backup and when offline usage is important
Despite Google Maps adding offline features, Maps.me is still better in that area in a few ways:
Best maps for South Korea
While Google Maps is technically available in South Korea, it's data is very basic due to laws limiting foreign companies from mapping the country. KakaoMap is the best local option there and now also added an English language option.
Best for China (only comes in Chinese though)
Best for driving and avoiding traffic
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Bring a compact umbrella when traveling to weather unexpected elements and block out the sun.
Translate easily between spoken and written languages with these apps, with some even good for conversations.
Ensure your device cables can withstand the abuses of travel and will charge quickly.