Need a travel translation? Just Google it

Need a travel translation? Just Google it

Google Translate (Free for iOS and Android)

What it is: an app that uses translations of hundreds of documents to offer the best translations from one language into another, whether it's English to Spanish, Spanish to German, etc. More than 80 languages are available, including Arabic, French, Italian, Punjabi, Portuguese and Spanish.

How it works: After launch, you set the translation direction from Italian to English or English to Italian, Punjabi to French, etc. You input text for translation by speaking, handwriting or typing. Turning your device to landscape mode makes translations appear in large type to hold up...