When traveling, time often is of the essence, and those translation dictionaries can be a drag.

Name: Translate.google.com

Cost: Free

What it does: This website translates your words into as many as 72 languages or vice versa.

What's hot: Query willing locals by typing or speaking your question so that a local can provide the answer or assistance you need. And, you can save phrases in your Phrasebook for future reference. If you don't know the language that you need translated, there's a button to let the system detect which one it is.