Forget the armchair explorer: this is the age of the pocket traveller.In the not-quite-decade since smartphones burst onto the market, ingenious developers have come up with an impossible range of apps designed to make your travels smoother, cheaper and more fun.By Time Out editors Argentina is the eighth biggest country in the world, and in terms of landscapes, it is one of the most diverse places imaginable, offering vibrant jungle, wild-life packed wetlands, dramatic glaciers, mammoth mountains, sprawling pampas, dune-dotted beaches and shockingly turquoise lakes.
Today January 3 is also set to be the UK’s busiest ever day for online dating, according to Match.com, with dating app users scrolling through an average of 43 profiles and message 22 people on their first day back in the office. Modelled on Serendipity, this new app is designed to help Londoners seize those opportunities to chat to people, which we normally do our best to avoid. No more searching the paper for your Rush Hour Crush. Antidate An antidote to the pitfalls of online dating, Antidate (see what they did there) launched on Christmas Eve. The Spark will only deliver once you’re no longer around, and then the receiver has just 24 hours to get in contact before the Spark disappears. It works over Bluetooth, so you can use it on the tube.Which apps are for romance and which are for casual fun?Where will you find an enduring love and where will you bag yourself a cursory bedroom buddy?