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The new Metro apps try a friendlier approach to user interface than Windows is usually known for. Its travel features -- built on the back of Frommers.com content -- packages web content as if it were an inspirational app.

Those of you planning your next getaway can get a helping hand from Microsoft’s Windows 8 Travel app.
Introduced in the Windows 8 Release Preview, the Travel app conjures up photos, articles, and loads of other data on vacation spots throughout the world. You can use the app to find the perfect paradise or look up information if you already know where you’re going.

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