How to use Google Maps for Travel Planning

How to use Google Maps for travel planning

My first semi-solo trip was from Xiamen to Shanghai when I was on student exchange to China. A classmate gave me a map of the city and I spent days looking at every corner of it, memorizing the directions and locations.

Thank goodness I don’t need to do that now because there is Google Maps.

I use Google Maps a lot when I travel. Here’s how I use it before going on a trip:

During my trip, I use the public transportation function on Google Maps very frequently too. It saves me a lot of planning headaches.

Do you use Google Maps for your travel planning? Let me know in the comments.

How to use Google Maps for Travel Planning

More about Liau Yun Qing

Yun Qing is a writer, improviser and curious person. She loves finding little adventures in life. In 2013, she went on a 130-day round-the-world trip. She wrote a book to help those who also want to go on a career break.

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