Travel Resource Links

Here’s some travel resource links we’ve compiled to help us plan our trips.  It might help with your planning too.


CATEGORIES… GOOD FOR… Main Page… Brief Description
ACCOMODATION BnB International directory
Homestays Free stays if you reciprocate the offer
Homestays Free stays if you reciprocate the offer
Homestays Free stays if you reciprocate the offer
Hostels Hostelling Int’l’s site
Hostels Global hostel finder
Hostels Global hostel finder
Hostels Global hostel finder
Hostels Hostel booking engine
COMMUNICATIONS Phone service Free calling to pc VoIP no need for headset/software SIM card you can roam with

Satellite phone Most complete global coverage

Cybercafes Thousands in nearly every country

EVENTS Concerts Music events

Festivals Festivals worldwide

Celebrations Festivals, events, concerts, sports

Weekly events Event/city guides worldwide

HEALTH Vaccines/Outbreaks US Center for Disease Control

Health profile Country by country

Insurance Travel Insurance Search multiple policies RG insurance package Extensive travel specialist (rec travelguard) Compare policies

LANGUAGE Translation Translations Translations Foreign dictionary

PLANNING Gear Online only retailer Lots of web deals Online specials

Map specialists Australia New Zealand US UK Canada

Newspaper Newspapers around the world Travel section Travel section LA Times travel section NY Times travel section New Zealand UK Australia The Globe Canada? Times

Online only travel publications Explains the potholes on road less traveled Cultural travel Female tips and tales Tracing steps of famous authors, inspirations Articles, interviews and reviews

Travel guides Trip ideas Suggested Itineraries, best of list Destinations Destinations, forum Destinations By theme Experiential side of guiding

Travel magazines (adventure) Budget adventure mag Extreme sports/activities Travel destination, reviews, interviews

Travel magazines (budget) Down to earth world travel on a budget Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine Shoestring globetrotting

Travel magazines (upmarket) Conde Nast’s “must see” lists Has island and cultural info Ranks everything
Resources Organize webpages, calender, Map USA road trip planner Destinations worldwide Destinations worldwide Destinations in US Driving directions in Europe Inspiration World Heritage Sites Travel tips and Inspiration

Time Time around the world, sunset/rise

Tips/Advice RTW tips all categories ***100 best travel blog sites listed


World facts Flags, maps, anthems Planet info CIA world fact info
TRANSPORTATION Airlines and airports Links to all airports Sleeping in airports Budget airlines around the world RTW specialists RTW specialists RTW

Booking engines Best times, prices, suggestions Search Site Consolidator alerts europe rentalcars, also

Routes Air, boat, train
Trains Train travel info Europe railpasses
TRAVEL ADVISORY Embassies Anywhere in the world w/ updated info

Safety US State Dept, look for specific areas instead Monthly travel advisory updates

Tourist offices Tourist bureau worldwide
WORKING/VOLUNTEERING Working/Volunteering Organic farming opps Huge directory by location Non-profit US based orgs Building volunteer Action w/o borders US based for peace, inexpensive
TRAVEL BLOG Enjoyable Stories Young couple traveling the world with baby Young guy who’s been on the road since 2005 A guy traveling around the world since 2007
ANIMALS  Pet Safety  Tips to keep your dog safe while driving
CHILDREN  Traveling with children
 Tips for how to travel with small children.
OAHU MASSAGE  Relaxation Mobile Massage in Paradise Honolulu Mobile Massage Amazing Massage



One Response to Travel Resource Links

  1. traveldogscom says:

    Know any good travel web resources? Have a travel blog? If so, let us know and we’ll add it to the list.