Travelling is of course super fun especially the train travel but road trips, long flights and long train journeys can be boring at times. We all know how stultifying long journeys can be. Don’t let the fear of being bored prevent you from reaping the benefits of travel. Instead try these easy and fun apps to cope with boredom and get the most out of your adventure. Here are some apps that are perfect to pass time during a long journey. We will also be sharing their best features. The list of these sources is endless but there are five apps on the Google Play Store we can recommend in a heartbeat. Simply choose your favourite ones and download them from the links given below.
Yoda App (Rating - 5 star)
Yoda is a hidden gem I found on the Internet while browsing randomly. Made in India and founded by a team of rockstar folks, Yoda is a great way to get information in a crisp format. The unique approach followed by this app in conveying the idea via a single-screen infographic is what makes it stand apart. Also the information is presented in an entertaining way which makes Yoda more of an infotainment app. It is a super exciting application as one can learn about anything in the world in a visually appealing manner via mages and infographics in 15 seconds flat. If you want to get bite-sized knowledge in the fastest time possible then download the Yoda app from Google Play Store now!
Inshorts (Rating - 4.6 star)
We can't live without knowing about what is happening in the world. At least most of us can't. Inshorts is a news app that selects latest and best news from multiple national and international sources and summarises them to present in a short and crisp 60 words or less format, personalized for you. The app curates news from all the categories such as national, world, politics, business, sports, technology and entertainment in just 60 words with a link to read the stories in detail. The Inshorts app is available both for android smartphone users and for iPhone users. iPhone users can visit the app store and look for the Inshorts app to download and use this app.
Reddit (Rating - 4.5 star)
Reddit is an old classic. Its classic layout of forums and topics has been the centre of the Internet for a long time. Also called the front page of the internet for years, it is a place where you can find information on any topic across the breadth. On Reddit you can laugh, think, discuss and dig deep into topics that matter to you. Get the best of what really interests you - breaking news, viral video clips, funny jokes and memes etc. The Reddit app is available both for Android smartphone users and for iPhone users. If you want to download this app on the iPhone then download the Reddit app from here.
Gaana (Rating - 4.4 star)
Gaana is a one-stop music streaming platform for all music lovers. The app offers unlimited access to Hindi Bollywood songs as well as regional music. It also allows users to make their playlists public so that they can be seen by others. Additionally Gaana also offers a paid subscription at Rs 99/month which enables users to download unlimited songs. And that’s not all, it also has lyrics feature for all your songs that you love to listen to but can't really remember the lyrics to sing along with it. Gaana app is easily available both for Android smartphone users and for iPhone users. If you are an iPhone user then download the Gaana app from here.
2048 (Rating - 4.7 star)
Give your brain some exercise with this math-oriented game that is surprisingly addictive. Using elementary math skills you need to swipe tiles until you reach the number 2048 without being eliminated from the game.
It is a really addictive game that will definitely take you back to those old school days. To play the 2048 game, download the 2048 Original app from Google Play Store.
Sitting idle doesn't seem so bad now, does it? Which are your favourite apps to pass time? Tell us in the comments below. Plan a trip with friends or family and book your tickets now from the best train ticket booking app Trainman. Also, don’t forget to read the Trainman blogs which will give you a plethora of options to travel in India. Download Trainman App and check PNR Status of the booked ticket, Running Status, Train between stations and numberless amazing features.