When you arrive in a new city for the first time it can be super hard to get your bearings. You've probably read every guide book, researched the internet to death and asked for suggestions from friends but nothing prepares you for daunting experience of everything looking new. This week we want to share a tip with you that will allow you experience a city like locals while using the most powerful tool at your disposal... Your smartphone (it does have to be an iPhone).
When you go to the app store you have nearly a million options to choose from and the big problem is that even though there are some brilliant nuggets in there the vast majority are useless. By simply tapping on the "Nearby" icon you will be introduced to the apps that are most downloaded by the people in that city. You'll instantly be presented with subway guides, entertainment listings, local news and review sites. Crucially these are the apps that the locals use the most and they vary from city to city. This tip has never failed me no matter where I go and it instantly unlocks a city for you. It could be Dublin but it could also be any other city in the world. Try it and you'll see. Awesome hack