These resource pages are ongoing and come from many sources including online searches, word of mouth recommendations, books, pamphlets, brochures, and my own travel experiences. If you have anything to add, would like something removed, or something isn’t working correctly, please let me know.
- The CIA Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html – The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
- Escape Artist: www.escapeartist.com – Covers many aspects of expatriate and international life.
- Go Abroad: www.goabroad.com – Aimed at students in the US, this site has information on teaching, studying and volunteering abroad.
- Lonely Planet’s Destinations: www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations – Destination information
- Lonely Planet’s Thorn Tree: www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree – Probably the largest travel community online
- Virtual Tourist: www.virtualtourist.com – an online travel community providing first hand travel information on a wide range of topics
- Weather: www.weather.com – THE site for checking weather and climate
- Wikitravel: wikitravel.org – A user created world travel guide, wiki-style.
- World Travel Guide: www.worldtravelguide.net – A wealth of information on just about anything having to do with travel