Travel [and Geography]

Travel Information Sites

About.com Travel
http://www.about.com/travel/
Art of Travel: How to See the World (John Gregory)
http://www.artoftravel.com/
BootsnAll Travel: Resource for the Independent Traveller (Chris J. Heidrich)
http://www.bootsnall.com/
Come Back Alive (Robert Young Pelton)
http://www.comebackalive.com/
Fodor's
http://www.fodors.com/
Frommer's
http://www.frommers.com/
iExplore - Adventure Travel and World Travel
http://www.iexplore.com/
9Flats [short term travel rentals]
http://www.9flats.com/us/
InfoHub Specialty Travel Guide
http://www.infohub.com/
Is the Water Safe to Drink?
http://isthewatersafetodrink.com/
Literary Traveler (Francis and Linda McGovern)
http://www.literarytraveler.com/
Lonely Planet
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/
The Man in Seat 61 [Train Travel] (Mark Smith)
http://www.seat61.com/
Photo.net Travel (Philip Greenspun)
http://photo.net/travel/
Pick a Trail [backpacking]
http://www.pickatrail.com/
Road Scholar [formerly Elderhostel]
http://www.roadscholar.org/
Rough Guides
http://www.roughguides.com/
Shaw Guides [Learning Vacations]
http://www.shawguides.com/
Smarter Travel
http://www.smartertravel.com/
The Basetrip
https://www.thebasetrip.com/
Time Out
http://www.timeout.com/
Travel Adventures
http://www.traveladventures.org/
Travel Blogs
http://www.travelblog.org/
Travel Document Systems (Visa Services)
http://www.traveldocs.com/
Travel Independent
http://www.travelindependent.info/countries.htm
Travel Information [source for brochures, etc.]
http://www.TravelInformation.com/
Travel Insurance Tips
https://www.comparetravelinsurance.com.au/travel-insurance-tips
Travel Warnings and Alerts
https://www.insuremytrip.com/travel-alerts-and-travel-warnings
Trip Advisor
http://www.tripadvisor.com/
Virtual Tourist
http://www.virtualtourist.com/
Wikitravel
http://wikitravel.org/en/Main_Page
Women Travel the World
http://www.womentravelblog.com
The World Factbook (CIA)
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Particular Places

Discover America
http://www.discoveramerica.com/ca/
Europe Through the Back Door (Rick Steves)
http://www.ricksteves.com/
Ghost Town Gallery (Daniel Ter-Nedden and Carola Schibli)
http://www.ghosttowngallery.com/
The Paris Pages / Les Pages de Paris
http://www.paris-pages.com/
Roadside America: Online guide to offbeat tourist attractions
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/
Stone Pages: A megalithic guide (Paola Arosio and Diego Meozzi)
http://www.stonepages.com/
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list
U.S. National Forests
http://gorp.away.com/gorp/resource/us_national_forest/main.htm
Wild Texas
http://www.wildtexas.com/

New York City in Particular

Central Park
http://www.centralpark.com/
City Lore
http://www.citylore.org/
New York City Go
http://www.nycgo.com/
New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority
http://www.mta.info/
New York City Park Odyssey (Jon Sobel)
http://parkodyssey.blogspot.com/
New York City Signs (Walter Grutchfield)
http://www.14to42.net/
New York City Vacation Packages
http://www.nyctrip.com/
New York City Walk (Caleb Smith)
http://www.newyorkcitywalk.com/
New York [Magazine] Metro Guide
http://nymag.com/
New York Public Library
http://www.nypl.org/
New York Subway Org (David Pirmann)
http://www.nycsubway.org/
New York Today (NY Times)
http://travel.nytimes.com/travel/guides/north-america/united-states/new-york/new-york-city/overview.html
The New Yorker
http://www.newyorker.com/
NYCity Map
http://gis.nyc.gov/doitt/nycitymap/
NYC Arts Online
http://www.nyc-arts.org/
NYC & Co. [official tourism site]
http://www.nycgo.com/
Paper [alternative news]
http://www.papermag.com/
NY.com [formerly Paperless Guide to NYC]
http://www.ny.com/
The Village Voice
http://www.villagevoice.com/
Virtual New York Tour (Taher Baderkhan)
http://www.virtualnyctour.com/

Spiritual Travel in Particular

Ancient Wisdom: Online Prehistory [Index of Ancient and Sacred Sites] (Alex Whitaker)
http://www.ancient-wisdom.co.uk/
Global Volunteers
http://www.globalvolunteers.org/
A Journey of Discovery (Gayle Lawrence)
http://www.ajourneyofdiscovery.com/
Power Places Tours and Conferences
http://www.powerplaces.com/
Sacred Destinations (Holly Hayes)
http://www.sacred-destinations.com/
Shamanic Journeys (Nicki Scully)
http://www.shamanicjourneys.com/

Air Fare etc. Search

Airline Tickets Org.
http://www.airlinetickets.org/
Booking Buddy
http://www.bookingbuddy.com/
EasyJet [45 routes between 17 key European cities]
http://www.easyjet.com/
Expedia
http://www.expedia.com/
Hotline
http://www.hotline.com/
Kayak
http://www.kayak.com/
Mobissimo
http://www.mobissimo.com/
Orbitz
http://www.orbitz.com/
Reserve America [campgrounds]
http://www.reserveamerica.com/
Travelocity
http://www.travelocity.com/

Languages

Bing Translator [formerly Windows Live Translator]
http://www.microsofttranslator.com/
Foreign Languages for Travelers
http://www.travlang.com/languages/
Free Translation
http://www.freetranslation.com/
From Language to Language
http://www.langtolang.com/
Google Translate
http://translate.google.com/
I Love Languages [formerly The Human Language Page] (Tyler Jones)
http://www.ilovelanguages.com/
Lingo 24 Free Translation Online
http://www.lingo24.com/free-translation-online.html

Maps and Location Finders

Atlas Query (Astrodienst Zurich)
http://www.astro.com/cgi/aq.cgi?lang=e
Bing Maps [formerly MapBlast, Mappoint, MSN Maps, Live Search Maps]
http://www.bing.com/maps/
EarthCam
http://www.earthcam.com/
GeoNames
http://www.geonames.org/
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/tgn/index.html
Google Maps
http://google.com/maps/
Map Machine [National Geographic and ESRI]
http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/map-machine
MapQuest
http://www.mapquest.com/
Tiger Mapping Service (U.S. Census Bureau)
http://www.census.gov/geo/www/maps/
Visible Earth (NASA)
http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/
World Sunlight Map
http://www.die.net/earth/
Xerox PARC Map Viewer
http://www2.parc.com/istl/projects/mapdocs/
Yahoo! Maps
http://maps.yahoo.com/

Time, Weather, Money, & Other Converters

Time

Earth Calendar
http://www.earthcalendar.net
The Official US Time
http://www.time.gov/
Time and Date [with utilities like calendar generator]
http://www.timeanddate.com/
Time Ticker
http://www.timeticker.com/main.htm
Time Zone Converter
http://www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc.tzc
What Time Is It?
http://www.whattimeisit.com/
World Time Server
http://www.worldtimeserver.com/

Weather

Intellicast Weather
http://www.intellicast.com/
Weather.com
http://www.weather.com/
Weather Underground
http://www.wunderground.com/

Money

Exchange Rates
http://www.x-rates.com/
Oanda: The Currency Site
http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/
Universal Currency Converter (Xenon Labs)
http://www.xe.com/ucc/

Conversions

Online Conversion [length]
http://www.onlineconversion.com/length_common.htm
Online Conversion [temperature]
http://www.onlineconversion.com/temperature.htm

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