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Resources and websites for traveling and studying abroad.
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Comprehensive Sites

Travel sites to get you started...

  • Frommer's Travel Guides
    All-purpose site for planning trips, researching destinations, etc.
    Links to information on study, volunteer, teaching, internship and job opportunities worldwide.
  • Yahoo's Travel Links
    Information about travel to specific regions as well as general travel information.

New Travel Resources in Webster Library

Cover Art
Welcome to Pyongyang - Charlie Crane; Nicholas Bonner (Introduction by)
Call Number: DS937.P9 C73 2007
ISBN: 1905712049
Publication Date: 2009-06-30

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Dinner with Persephone - Patricia Storace
Call Number: DF728 .S76 1996
ISBN: 0679421343
Publication Date: 1996-10-08

Practical Matters

Tools and tricks to help you plan your trip.

  • Classic 164 Currency Converter
    Provides same-day conversions from one currency to another. Also has historical exchanges rates from January 1, 1990 to the present.
  • Foreign Languages For Travelers
    Learn basic words and vocabulary regarding shopping, travel, time, dates, directions, places, etc. in over 70 languages. Sound files available. Also provides links to related dictionaries and regional guides.
  • Kasbah: the World Travel Guide
    Offers the Travellers Toolbox which has links to essential information on health, currency, ATM locators, weather, travel advisories, maps, public transportation, etc.
  • One Bag (formerly The Compleat Carry-On Traveler by Doug Dyment)
    Detailed discussion of how to travel with only carry-on luggage.
  • Travel Library
    Links to standard travel-related sites as well as practical travel tips contributed by individuals. General information as well as links to travel information for specific countries.
  • Global Electric & Phone Directory
    Especially useful for information about telephones, electricity, television, etc. in countries of the world.
  • The World Clock
    Gives the date and time for worldwide locations. Displays can be sorted by region, country, city/place, or time.

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