The Future of Educational Travel Is Here: Time Traveler Tours' Award-Winning StoryApp iTinerary
PARIS, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Put the past in the palm of your hand - time-travel on your iPhone or iPod touch with the murderers, gravediggers and celebrity photographers of Time Traveler Tours. Dedicated to youth - and the young at heart - these groundbreaking tours combine the traditional power of storytelling with the latest in mobile technology to bring history and culture to life.
Just in time for your upcoming trip to Paris, the first Time Traveler Tours StoryApp iTinerary is now fully bilingual. Entitled Beware Madame la Guillotine, A Revolutionary Tour of Paris, this iTinerary is an interactive voyage to the French Revolution, told through the eyes of 24-year-old murderess Charlotte Corday in the moments before she is to meet her fate.
As Charlotte spins her harrowing yarn, explaining why she stabbed radical propagandist Jean-Paul Marat, she takes you on a daylong adventure spanning Paris' right and left banks. Stand-alone maps, directions, even a restaurant recommendation (with discount) aid your quest. Orientation games, scavenger hunts and brainteasers make discovering history effortless and fun.
Listen to the narration in one language while reading along in another; disable the text altogether and let Charlotte's story unfold. Beware Madame la Guillotine is already a favorite of teachers and librarians, whether or not they are planning a trip to Paris.
The English-only version has received rave reviews:
- In Paris with a Murderess, School Library Journal, Touch & Go, The Guide to the Best Apps for Children and Teens
- Beware Madame la Guillotine, A Revolutionary Tour of Paris, Kirkus Reviews: The World's Toughest Book Critics
- Quickly Download: Beware Mme la Guillotine, News & Reviews of Hot Software and Popular Downloads
It remained in the US App Store's New & Noteworthy through August 2011 and has consistently been in the US What's Hot Top 120 travel apps ever since. In December 2011, the app earned the following distinctions: Top 10 2011 App by School Library Journal and Top 10 Tried & True Classroom Apps by Teachers With Apps.
Time Traveler Tours is a web-based app developer, founded in 2009 by teacher, writer and inveterate traveler Sarah Towle, focused on teaching history through story. Sarah's priority mission is to produce great content for mobile devices.
Time Traveler Tours interactive StoryApp iTineraries are ideal for the ever-increasing numbers of young people traveling with their school groups and families. They offer a fun complement to related high school and home school curricula as well. Extensively researched and engaging, Time Traveler Tours interactive StoryApp iTineraries are the essential travel companion for anyone with an iOS mobile device, sturdy walking shoes and a love of adventure.
Put the past in the palm of your hand. Discover history with those who made it!
If you'd like to obtain more information, schedule an interview, or request a promo code for a free download, please contact Sarah Towle at 302/261-2644 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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