05/09/2013 02:58 pm ET

Gwyneth Paltrow Travel App: Actress Talks The Goop City Guides

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If you're tired of using the Internet to find the best, coolest, hippest places to hang out in a new city, you can now skip Google and take your travel advice from your dear old friend, Gwyneth Paltrow.

"I have always dreamed of finding a city guide that would be just right for me, like a trusted friend whose opinion you knew you could count on," she wrote on her blog when the guides first launched back in late 2011.

The actress-turned-lifestyle guru chatted about her series of travel apps, The Goop City Guides, at an event in New York City earlier this week. asked Paltrow why she added travel apps to her already impressive portfolio. She explained, "I love having a place to go to where it’s places that I love and doctors that are amazing, just all that useful information." Useful information, like what to do when there is a situation abroad. She added, "When I moved to England, for example, I didn’t know that if you have an emergency, you don’t dial 911."

The first edition was a City Guide to New York City meant to be a "resource for the tried and tested of the best and coolest of Manhattan." According to USA Today, Paris is the latest city to get some love. You can purchase the app from iTunes for $3.99.



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