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Travel & Geography

  • Travel & Geography
    • Geography
    • Travel
      • Country Information
        • Alphabetical listing by country with updated contact information. Published by the County of Los Angeles Office of Protocol.

        • Comprehensive site for country information.

        • Directory of over 120,000 travel and tourism contacts, international, national, regional and local. 

      • Health
        • A guide to disease outbreaks worldwide as well as recommended vaccinations and health precautions for travelers.

      • Outdoor Recreation
      • Travel Guides
        • Basic destination information from their guidebooks, covering about 65 countries and eight cities.
        • Content includes full text descriptions form the Rough Guides books.

        • Sunday is a travel related site that enables visitors to link to several travel related services and compare prices. After you have compared prices and checked availability you can even make your reservations online.
      • Travel Planning
        • Official site for Amtrak.

        • The official California visitors guide.
        • A one-stop travel site.

        • Visa requirements for U.S. travelers visiting other countries.

        • Includes schedules and fare information for most Greyhound routes.
        • Useful information for the budget traveler.

        • The site includes free complete listings for all hostels worldwide including direct contact information, quick searching, genuine unbiased reviews, original hostel photographs and a reservation system that searches for the best prices and availability across all of the major booking systems. 

        • A one-stop travel site.

        • Passport information including "How To Apply" and help links.

        • At not-for-profit Road Scholar, our mission is to inspire adults to learn, discover and travel. Formally known as Elderhostel.

        • Independent information based on travel experience, presented in country summaries.

        • A one-stop travel site.
        • Travlang offers both language and travel related services.
        • Unbiased reviews on cities, hotels, and attractions in North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the South Pacific.

        • Travel Publication
        • Information and advice for travelers leaving from or returning to the United States.

        • World wide travel visa guide. Information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each.