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Tourist and Travel Info

Budget Accommodations
Communicating from Abroad
Culture shock
Currency Converters
Customs
  • 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.com
    Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
  • Bestcolleges.com
    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
  • Discount My Flights                                                                                                                                                                               Great resource to find affordable flights anywhere in the world.
  • DiscountAirfares.com                                                                                                                                                                               Great resource to find affordable flights anywhere in the world.Online Airfare Provider.
  • Expedia.com                                                                                                                                                                                                Great resource to find affordable flights anywhere in the world.Online Airfare Provider.
  • Lowestfare.com                                                                                                                                                                                          Online Airfare Provider.
  • Orbitz.com                                                                                                                                                                                                  Online Airfare Provider.
  • Priceline.com                                                                                                                                                                                               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.
  • Rail Europe                                                                                                                                                                                                 A single stop for European Rail Travel
  • Routes International                                                                                                                                                                  Information on transportation and travel by land sea, rail, and air
Packing lists
Passport/visa requirements
Radio
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
Weather

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