Being able to speak the local language of the country you are visiting is one of the best ways for travelers to become deeply involved in the culture. You don’t have to be fluent, but just learning basic words and phrases can greatly improve your trip.
If you are traveling to several countries it can be difficult to learn all of the languages. Especially in a place like Asia, where they have 2,100+ spoken languages.
But don’t freak out — if you have a smartphone, you can learn as you go.
Check out the list of some of our favorite language learning traveling apps.