Business Review Europe: hottest business travel apps that no business man or woman can do without


Trip Styler


Designed to keep you out of hot water while adventuring, the Boiling app has been assisting with first aid-related inquiries in the UK for awhile, and just became available in the US/Canada last week. Dubbed as a health and safety travel app, one reviewer noted it’s like having federal agent Jack Bauer {from the once-popular TV Show 24} in your pocket.  Works for me!

Yet, the app’s masterminds are more legit than Jack Bauer.  With backgrounds and current posts in the military and first aid - specifically ex Special Forces, ex Royal Marines, leading GP and first aid specialist - I don’t know about you, but these are the kind of people I’d want my first aid advice coming from when I’m stranded on a deserted island.

Speaking of what you thought was a deserted island, if you encounter foreign island-dwellers in a Lost {Former ABC TV Show} - like experience and need to administer some impromptu care for treating a jellyfish sting, you can save the day with the app’s picture dictionary, a first for a travel & first aid app. Just don’t forget to bring your smartphone’s solar charger…

PS - To remedy a jellyfish sting, the app advises to: scrape area with blunt knife, apply vinegar or urine, then a cold compress.  I only knew the urine part until now…

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