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Explore Boston with these free travel apps

Posted by Katie McLeod  August 15, 2013 01:32 PM

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By Matt Juul/Boston.com correspondent

Looking for a new restaraunt to try out or want to know what's happening around town?

Explore Boston in a different way with these free and fun to use travel apps.

Foodspotting

Take the guessing game out of your next foodie adventure with this free to use app. Features include:

-Interactive map of nearby restaraunts and dishes

-User generated photos and reviews of dishes

-Filter content by what's popular, what's nearby, and more

Wikitude

This interactive augmented reality browser will show you exactly what's going on around you. Features include:

-Explore places in augmented reality, map, or list view

-Curated recommendations for hotels, restaraunts, and more

-Filter content by different categories known as "worlds"

Postagram

Is grandma still trying to figure out what Facebook is? Skip the social media hassle and send her a real world postcard of your picture with Postagram. Features include:

-Text, crop and editing options

-Postcards elivered anywhere in the US for $0.99, $1.99 for international addresses (postage included)

-Social media share options also available

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