Travel blogging gets easier with Trip Lens
If you've got a busy summer ahead of you with adventures in new and exciting places, and
you like to share your every move with your closest friends and family, a new app called Trip Lens is one to add to your packing, er, download list before you leave.
is a social network of travel bloggers and a travel journal in one, that lets
you save photos, pictures, maps and blog posts of your trip's
If you want to take advantage of the
social functionality, simply register for a free account, turn on
location services and it will give you other Trip Lens users in your
area that you can follow on their journeys, they can follow you. A
travel love-fest. This is neat for discovering new places
from others in your area who may give you insight into local hidden
If you're rather just keep a chronicle of your trip to share with friends and family, you can
record your trip with photos, texts, maps and more all of which appear on a map. They can see it through the app (think Instagram) or via Facebook, Twitter or Email that includes a link to your own personalized travel blog site.
The cool part is if you happen to be
in an area without Wi-Fi, Trip Lens will even automatically save everything
for you, and then upload when you're able to connect to a network.
Since the app runs GPS in the background, just
be aware that it can use a whole lot of battery--and rack up data charges if you're out of the country. Keep that in mind when you
prepare to visit the world's biggest ball of twine and need enough power
to show it off to your friends and family. -Jeana
The Trip Lens travel app is available for free from iTunes.
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