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Five Best Apps for Romantic Travel

2014/02/04by Nicole

Well, it looks like there’s just no way around it: February is the romance month and that’s that. No matter how much we complain about the forced aspect of the big V day, I think it’s safe to say that most of us enjoy the “holiday,” even if only for the seasonal candy benefits that go along with it, right?

Belgrade Hearts

I’m pretty sure these say, “buy me some chocolate” in Serbian.

Of course, if you’re one of those who likes to get a little romantical these days, that’s even better. More power to you! As an extra bonus for you, these days there’s always a little extra technology to help Cupid’s arrows flow in a more streamlined and efficient manner: Romance Apps. Yes, there is an app for that crazy thing we call love and we’ve chosen a great list of what we think could make your special day even more romantic.

1. Valentine’s Day Recipes is a great option for those looking for love through a stomach. Or something like that? Anyway, if you’re looking to impress that special someone with your cooking skills, but lack a bit of creativity in the kitchen, this app is chock full of romantic recipes. Available for Iphone. $0.89.

2. Instant Poetry HD lets you impress your better half by creating romantic poems and using your personal photos as the background art. With a large arsenal of vocabulary, you can drag around a number of words to put them in the perfect romantic order you think will win his or her heart and bam! True love! Available for Iphone and Ipad. $1.99.

3. Hawaii Travel Guide lets you explore the most beautiful, romantic places located in Hawaii. Sure, not all of us can jet off to romantic Hawaii for Valentine’s Day, but if you’re looking to make a big statement or say, pop the question, Hawaii is the place to be. Available for Iphone and Android. $1.99.

4. The Love and Romance Collection is a lifesaver for anyone who tends to get a little tongue tied when it comes to sweet nothings. Whether you need a little romantic inspiration for whispering or writing, this app lets you choose from Romantic Ideas, Love Poems, Love Songs, Love Stories, Valentine Day Poems, Valentine Quotes, Love SMS, Romantic Poems, etc. to find just that right way of saying, I love you. Available for Iphone and Android. Free.

5. How About We for Couples app lets couples step out of the dinner/movie rut and find something unique and fun to do. The app offers free and discounted options with a detailed itinerary for you and a loved (or really liked) one. The app comes with a location based portfolio of theaters, performances, outdoor activities, sports, restaurant specials, etc. Available for Iphones and Android. Free.

Need an app for getting there? Check out all of our Top App Reviews for the active boomer traveler!

Do you have any big plans for the big V day? Why not share your romantic ideas and favorite romance apps with us in the comments?


Presently living in Madrid, Nicole enjoys the guilty pleasure of forcing her cute Spanish husband to take her to various European cities in order to explore beautiful cities, profound history, and distinct cultures that can be found throughout Europe. Her travel articles and photos have been published in various publications as well as her own blog, Pass the Ham. And of course, she's currently enjoying her new post as assistant editor at My Itchy Travel Feet.

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