Whether you have a dream destination in mind or you don't know where you want to go this summer, these apps will provide vacation inspiration.
If you're trying to decide where to go, you can preview the world's hottest destinations with the Best Vacation Spots app. View stunning photos, read up on the area's attractions, or just fill your screen with beautiful images, then sit back and enjoy until you find the destination that really speaks to you.
If this is the summer you'll be visiting Europe, apps on your Samsung Smart TV can get you started. Plan a vacation in some of Europe's hottest cities with the help of detailed maps that you can zoom into and out of, audio and text guides, must-see tour lists and great photos. The Barcelona Guide app will introduce you to this uber-hip Spanish city, while the Rome Guide app will give you enough info on "The Eternal City" to tour it like a native.
Going even farther away this summer? Discover the wonders of Africa with the Great African Places app, which provides a list of countries and cities along with detailed city articles and Google maps. The African Phrases Translator app lists the languages spoken in African countries along with English translations of helpful phrases to learn before your trip.
Whether you're going on safari or just taking the kids for a road trip, being prepared for anything is the secret to a great vacation. Start by checking up on the weather conditions in your destination. The AccuWeather.com app lets you look up weather forecasts around the corner or halfway around the world, including current conditions, a 10-day forecast, and a next 10 hours forecast that can help you be prepared for flight or other travel delays.
Once you know what the weather has in store for your vacation, you'll have a better idea of what to pack. Smart Travel Packing is a must-have app for anyone planning an adventurous backpacking, hiking or biking trip, with easy-to-follow lists that will brief you on the necessities, help you set a budget, and plan your accommodations in advance.
Summer is the time to be in shape, whether you want to show a little skin at the beach or you're prepping for an adventurous hiking trip. Pick the right workout for you with the Fitness VOD app. Like having a personal trainer right on your TV, Fitness VOD offers a variety of focused workouts that let you target abs, toning, strength, cardio training or yoga. The Sync With Fitness feature manages your workout history, and the app also calculates calories burned and lets you keep a list of your favorite workouts. You can also keep track of your progress with the Workout Time Recorder app, which calculates calories consumed based on your own height, weight and type of workout.
And if you just want to get ready for summer with exercise that will help you chill out and shape up at the same time, the Yoga Guide app provides a comprehensive daily yoga practice for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Create your own customized routine with the My Program feature, view detailed guides for each pose, and find out how to enhance your overall wellness with this ancient discipline.
You'll find all of these great apps and more on your Samsung Smart TV, just by accessing the Samsung Smart Hub. For support and helpful how-to videos on getting started with and enjoying Samsung Smart TV apps, visit SPSN, the Samsung Product Support Network.
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