50 Places of a Lifetime: The World’s Greatest D… ($1.99) by National Geographic Society is a special edition publication of National Geographic Traveler. The famous magazine takes e-reading to new levels with 50 Places Of A Lifetime: The World’s Greatest Destinations. From the moment you open this app, there is excitement that makes you want to dive in and enjoy. It is full of information, as well as beautiful photos and videos, which allow you to imagine and dream about your future trip.
National Geographic 50 Places Of A Lifetime: The World’s Greatest Destinations is another app that shows off the capabilities of the iPad e-reading experience. Browse through the pages, enter photo galleries, play videos and tap through fast facts all with the swipe of your finger.
When you open National Geographic 50 Places Of A Lifetime: The World’s Greatest Destinations, you will notice the destinations are divided into five themes: Urban Spaces, Wild Place, Paradise Found, Country Unbound, and World Wonders. All of these have attractive articles that will help you think about or maybe even plan your trip of a lifetime.
The photos are presented in a way that only National Geographic can. There are crisp panoramic images that capture the view in a way that makes you feel like it’s out your back door. The photos are absolutely stunning and will have you in awe of each destination. The videos capture unique places within each location and detail personal accounts of residents and the journalists who are covering the story.
In addition to all the information presented in this magazine, National Geographic 50 Places Of A Lifetime: The World’s Greatest Destinations runs a checklist for you so you can add places you would like to visit or places you have visited previously. Some of the destinations seem to have a little more information and content than others. This can be disappointing if you are hoping to have a similar experience in all the places.
You are able to share pieces of this app on Facebook or you can email the story. If you do choose to email, only the photo will show and the embedded link takes you to a photo gallery on the National Geographic website. This does not necessarily have anything to do with the photo you emailed.
National Geographic 50 Places Of A Lifetime: The World’s Greatest Destinations is only available on the iPad. Whether you are using this app to learn about a destination or plan your next trip, the visual and educational experience is absolutely fascinating. If you enjoy other National Geographic publications, you will find this app amazing and definitely worth checking out.