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Along with having a photo gallery, each attraction has a small description, plenty of reviews and a map. The "Tribe" feature tells you what type of travelers enjoy that attraction the most (Outdoor Enthusiasts, Local Culture, Adventure Travelers etc.). See More
Rather than provide a long list of attractions, TripExperts only show the best attractions in a specific area based on expert reviews. This makes it much faster to find quality attractions, rather than searching through hundreds of less interesting options. See More
Google Flights allows to search for train connections and suggests when travel by train is a good alternative to air travel for your destinations. You can search train connections for 56 destinations and nearly 400 routes across Germany and Northern Europe. See More
Recent updates have made it so you can label a place instead of being stuck with some address or GPS coordinate and forgetting what it represents. Saved places show as stars and are all on one layer as long as you're logged in. There is also the ability to create maps (parallel to groups) for things you might not want to see or have show up all the time whenever you're using google maps from day to day. This feature is highly helpful for planning, even if you're a person who likes to wing it. See More
Two negatives about this feature is you have to be online to be able to save a place, but it is stored off line once google map gets on the net and syncs. The other negative is there is no visible label for saved places, you have to click on stars to see the label for them. See More
Nearby my house, there is major road construction in progress. Apple maps didn’t show this at all, but google maps did. There was also a new, small road that was finished around 3 days ago. Google maps shows this road. Apple maps still hasn’t shown the major construction. See More
Google Maps offline maps update automatically in the background. Not a problem if you're using a sim card in your phone, but if you connect to a pre-paid hotspot that the phone recognizes and connects to as a wifi device you risk burning through your data allotment. The offline maps can be set to update manually, but this is not default behavior. See More