Resources and websites for traveling and studying abroad.
Last Updated: May 3, 2013
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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.
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.