How to plan a trip with GPSmyCity, the perfect city guide app

Explore any city easily with GPSmyCity – The travel mobile app for Android and iOS that gives you top travel articles and city walks with offline maps.


You can turn your phone into an interactive travel guide that works offline and takes you to the best places in the city!

How often have you read a travel blog post and used it to find things to do and places to see on your trip ?

I’m guessing there have been quite a few times you’ve wanted to use the many, many great travel articles out there, but eventually didn’t.

It’s an era of information overload we live in, and one of its worst outcomes is that we end up missing out on a lot of information that’s actually valuable.

But what if you arrived at your destination, opened an app and got a curated city guide, made of the best travel blog articles, with all the points of interest already on a map ready for you to use?

This is where GPSmyCity comes in extremely handy. I think it is one of the most useful travel apps around, especially for frequent travellers.

Here’s why.

Exploring a city with an offline map and guide

GPSmyCity is a phone app that basically converts travel blog posts into interactive guides.

It puts all the places in the post on a map and lets you read the article and follow the recommendations in it using an offline map.

Frankly, it makes the whole experience of discovering a new city ever so simple. Choose a walking tour and follow the map. That’s it πŸ™‚

GPSmyCity phone app screens

GPS doesn’t require an internet connection, so this app lets you save on phone data charges. Just download it and use it offline while you’re on the move.

No need to waste money on roaming charges or rely on sketchy public wifi connections the keep disappearing just when you need them. Having an offline guide and map is extremely useful.

Spare yourself the heavy guidebooks or the restrictions of group tours and just explore at your own pace with your selected GPS guided walks as your personal tour guide.

GPSmyCity has a large selection of travel articles for over 1 ,000 cities around the world. It’s large, but also curated, so you know you’re getting your info from the best travel writers.

There’s a lot of variety in the travel articles available on the app. Beyond the traditional sightseeing walking tours, you can use the guides to explore more unique sides of the city, such as special restaurants, galleries and shops.

It helps you discover more places that you otherwise might miss. This app is perfect for frequent travellers who feel they’ve “seen it all” and want to surprise themselves and for those with an adventurous spirit.

How does GPSmyCity work?

GPSmyCity have some really helpful videos explaining how the app works. I found it user-friendly and easy to use.

You can access the articles for free, but to use the GPS navigation functions, you’ll need to upgrade to a paid version for a small fee.

I think the cost of the upgrade is worth it for the ease and convenience of navigating a new city with a map and guide that work offline.

But there’s another good reason – it’s the time, stress and effort you save by not having to work too hard on planning your trip.

Have your trip planned for you

Planning trips and making itineraries takes a lot of time and effort.

Sometimes you are simply short on time, or maybe you just don’t feel like investing too much effort in researching your destination and making detailed plans.

But by not reading up on your destination, you run the risk of maybe missing out on interesting places, or having a somewhat bland holiday.

That’s when an app like GPSmyCity can literally save your trip and turn it into an exciting and meaningful experience.

When you arrive at your destination, the app will detect your location and suggest different tours available near you. Just pick whatever guided walk you like and go explore!

Save yourself the time and hassle of planning and researching. It’s easy and convenient and can really transform your trip.

Less planning, less stress, less work – more time to enjoy your trip πŸ™‚

Get my travel guides on GPSmyCity!

21 of my travel guides are now included in the GPSmyCity app and you can use them to discover some great places like Lisbon, Krakow, London, Zagreb, Riga and Porto.

All the locations I mention in my articles will appear on a map for you and you’ll be able to navigate offline easily.

Enjoy! And feel free to share this tip with your friends too πŸ˜€

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I get a small commission when you use any of my guides on the GPSmyCity app. It’s much appreciated and helps me support the running of this site.



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