The success of Pokemon Go aptly demonstrates the utility of our modern phones to engage in the world around us in new and exciting ways. A number of applications also help visitors as they negotiate unfamiliar places during their travels, readily identifying hotels, restaurants, museums, and historic sites that before may have been to obscure to find.
Wanderlust by Design: Organizing Your Summer Travel
By Kit Eaton
The New York Times
July 13, 2016