Explore Jeju with GPSmyCity

What do you do, when your travel partner/spouse wants to take the offbeat path or doesn’t believe in taking the same route twice? If you’re like him or her; it probably will be a perfect trip. If not, it’s always good to have something to fall back on. The last thing you want to have, with you, when you’re lost — is a sullen partner. So, when I’m planning our trips, I always have a rough idea of what we will do or see. And then, even if my travel partner decides to follow his own free will; I know that I won’t have to worry about following him.

It’s great to have a point of reference, before your make your own trail, or something to turn back to — in case you’re lost. That’s why GPSmyCity appealed to us. We’re excited to partner with them (once again) and have some of our Jeju posts converted into apps for IOS devices!

How does the Blog2App Article Work?

 

GPSmyCity is designed for people who love to explore cities on foot.”

The Blog2App platform is a relatively new concept in the world of travel. How does it work? Thankfully, without the internet. If you’ve been reading our posts, of our trips, and wanted to try following a similar trail or finding an isolated location or maybe a museum or restaurant that we’ve listed; all you’d have to do is download the post that’s converted into an article app. Once you download our article app, on your IOS device (IPhone or IPad), you wouldn’t need an internet connection to follow the route we’ve traced. And in case, you do miss a step, the app will use the GPS tracker on your phone, to make sure you get back to the main path.

GPSmyCity partners with bloggers, like us, across multiple platforms. So, you’d have access to a rich bank of travel articles (over 600 cities) and city walks. Each article is converted into a downloadable app. You can download the app whenever you have access to the internet and view it, in real time, on a trip or in a hotel room, or whilst walking on an isolated road — in the middle of nowhere. There is no cost for the download. If you opt for an upgrade, there will be a nominal fee, a portion of which will go to the contributing author.

Here’s how you can access article apps on your IOS device:

  1. Click on the link at the end of a blog post that has been converted into an app. If you haven’t downloaded the free GPSmyCity app, you will receive a prompt to do so.
  2. Or, if you already downloaded the GPSmyCity app, search for your favourite city and download the articles available for FREE. You can opt for an upgrade for offline use and GPS tracking.

To get a feel for this app, try it out! We’re happy to offer a free upgrade on the article below. This offer is available from Monday, May 8 until Sunday, May 14.

Exploring North Jeju in a Day

Have a look at our new articles that are now available on GPSmyCity

  1. Entering the Forbidden City
  2. Exploring Shanghai’s Eclectic Past
  3. Thinking Green in Shanghai
  4. 6 Hours in Koln
  5. Chasing Suwon’s Broken Walls
  6. The Other Side of the Wall
  7. Discovering Incheon’s Chinatown

 

10 responses to “Explore Jeju with GPSmyCity

  1. Sounds interesting and potentially very helpful. Only thing is, I often enjoy not knowing where we are going. Half the fun are the discoveries one makes when you get lost. I also pretty much put my phone away when discovering a new city, as the head down texting posture we see so often…arrgggh. Killer.

    Very interesting though…thanks! Maybe my hubby will go for it? 🙂

    Peta

  2. Congrats on the partnership and it sounds like a great app to use anyhwere – don’t even need internet to get a map for half the time 🙂 Like you, I like to know where I am going when I am traveling and like to know the different roads around – getting lost is just too much of a waste of valuable time. So lots of planning is my way to go and if something doesn’t work out on the day, I can always take another path that I looked up 🙂

    • Haha! It’s a tough call to make, Mabel. Travelling with Basil isn’t easy and he’s not the best with navigation. His fitness is way better than mine and that’s why he doesn’t care if he gets lost. 🙂 You and I are alike — always better to have something to fall back on.

  3. What a cool idea. One of the many reasons I enjoy reading so many blogs is because I get the chance to experience an immersive travel experience without leaving the comfort of my chair. Then, if I find a location that I want to add to my bucket list, I have already done some background research. This app sounds like an interesting addition, especially if we can store multiple destinations at once. Sounds like a handy bucketlister’s organizer! I’ll be sure to check it out.

    • I know what you mean, Gabe. I prefer blogs to travel guides. Gives you honest opinions and genuine insights to places. I love virtual travelling too. That’s make the two of us. Thanks for checking the link! 🙂

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