Avoid S-Creek Without a Paddle With 5 Essential Map Apps

24 January 2018

Preparation is essential if you hope to succeed as a digital nomad. You can’t earn a living as a remote worker if you spend half of your days trying to figure out where you are or where you’re going.

Thanks to mobile app developers in the travel space, there are now a myriad of awesome map apps for women who like to work anywhere they please. Check out these top-rated map apps for digital nomads and travellers; you just might find a couple to make your life on the road easier to manage.


If you’re a digital nomad who plans to work from public places like coffee shops, you’ll want to add Wifi Map to your smartphone or tablet. This super helpful app lets you discover passwords for wifi hotspot locations and read comments from other users who have accessed wifi at your chosen destination. Wifi Map offers wifi information from around the globe; whether you’re traveling to Asia or Africa, you’ll be able to access wifi on the go.


Maps.me is a must-discover mobile application for digital nomads. Available for iOS, Android, and Kindle devices, Maps.me lets you access your maps even when you don’t have a wifi signal. Find detailed data for any location on the planet and never worry you’ll be hit with huge roaming charges or exceed your data plan limits. If you add only one map app to your digital device, Maps.me just might be your best choice.


Also available for iOS, Android, and Kindle devices, OsmAnd offers offline map viewing, voice-enabled directions, traffic and lane guidance, and bicycle/walking path information. Adapt your maps to show public transportation and enjoy real-time itinerary updates.


If you want to take your digital nomad travels to the next level, consider adding CityMaps2Go to your iOS or Android device. Not only are you able to enjoy awesome maps filled with details, you get to enjoy amazing content to inspire your wanderlust travel bug. Make lists of places you want to add to your travel bucket list and enjoy photos from travellers who have already ventured to your wish-list destinations. You can even share your travel lists with other digital nomads and plan trips together or arrange to meet in a specific location.


PocketEarth is available to iOS users who have a penchant for adventure. This powerful map app provides details on everything from hiking maps to GPS recordings. Never worry about getting lost or not being able to access your maps in remote locations. With PocketEarth on your digital device, you’ll always know where you’re going.

Thanks to helpful travel apps, living the digital nomad life  is much easier. You can plan your adventures, track your current movements, and look forward to your next destination. Whether you plan to stay in a hotel or bunk with mates at a hostel, map apps make your life on the road much easier to manage. Will you be adding any of these terrific map apps to your list of digital nomad must-use tools?

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