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5 Travel Apps You Need for 2012

Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences iPad app

By Carissa Bluestone

If your list of New Year’s resolutions is looking a little grim, add “travel more” as a goal for 2012 and beyond. These apps are will help you dream big and create a bucket list for a lifetime of journeys.

Note: Since most of these apps are heavy on the eye candy, the bigger the screen, the better; opt for tablet versions where offered.

Start the slideshow to see the apps.

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5 Reasons Mobile Devices Will Dominate Travel in 2012

Photo by Mark Hunter

By Waheeda Harris

Mobile phones and tablets are quickly becoming the preferred travel accessories. A recent survey of business travellers by research firm PhoCusWright showed 84% are devoted to their smartphone as a travel tool.

Following are five ways tech will enhance your travel experience in 2012. (more…)