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Tourist and Travel Info

Budget Accommodations
Communicating from Abroad
Culture shock
Currency Converters
  • U.S. Customs
    Official government website for U.S. Customs information, including links for air travelers. Information all travelers should know before they enter or leave the U.S.
Embassies and Consulates
General Resources
    Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
    Excellent resource on the academic and personal benefits of participating in a study abroad experience.
  • Higher Education Systems
    Information on international universities by country.
Government Resources from Other Countries
News Resources
On-line Travel Providers
    Online Airfare Provider.
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  • Eurail
    Provider of discounted rail passes, covering travel in 17 different countries.
    Online Airfare Provider.
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    Online Airfare Provider, purchase by ticket bidding only.
  • Rail Europe
    European rail and rail/auto pass vendor.
  • STA Travel
    A student travel agency offering discounted air and rail fares, as well as the International Student Identity Card (ISIC).
  • Student Universe
    A student travel agency offering discounted air, hotel, and rail fares.
Packing lists
Passport/visa requirements
Time Zones
  • Local Times around the World
    This guide attempts to list all of the world's countries, and many of its islands, with a pointer to the local time in the region.
  • World Time Server
    Current local time and date in every time zone worldwide.
U.S. Government resources

Country and Culture Info

Language Learning and Information
Resources for Culture
  • Culture Grams
    A Wealth of Information about a plethora of countries, subscriber fee required.

The University of North Texas' series of websites details the art, food, and history of various cultures