Hours - An index to 36 Hours travel itinerary columns
from The New York Times.
A View on
Cities - Images and information on sights in major cities
around the world.
Foundation (ALF) - Internet-based non-profit organization that
provides curricula enhancing materials to educators based on online Adventure Learning Expeditions. Explorers travel around
the world providing "virtual" cultural and travel experiences for
teachers and students alike. Students and teachers are "virtual"
participants in the journeys and are able to communicate and
interact with the expedition members as well as with other students
and teachers around the world.
London - London West End theatre guide. Official
ticket agency. Theatre and entertainment news.
Treasures Gateway - A directory of sites with content
appropriate for research about Appalachian history, culture,
physical and social environments, social customs, and images and
stereotypes. It also includes links to bibliographies,
organizations, events and other gateways focusing on Appalachia.
Austria.info - The
official website of the Austrian Tourist Office.
National Park of Canada - Located in the eastern Arctic, on
southern Baffin Island, the park includes the highest peaks of the
Canadian Shield, the Penny Ice Cap, marine shorelines along coastal
fiords, and Akshayuk Pass, a traditional travel corridor used by
the Inuit for thousands of years. Whether you wish to climb
Auyuittuq's rugged peaks, ski on its pristine icefields, or hike
the scenic Akshayuk Pass, this park offers unique opportunities to
experience the beauty and majesty of the Arctic. Also see Wikipedia
Barbicon - London's
multi-arts and conference venue. The Barbican presents a year-round
programme of art, music, film and theatre.
Bermuda - Official
site of the Bermuda Department of Tourism.
Bermuda4u - Independent
guide to Bermuda. Find the ideal hotel, vacation, cruise,
restauarant, golf course for you.
Connection - The Bohemian Highway is one of the most
scenic drives to be found anywhere in California. This special 10
mile roadway winds through towering redwoods, gorgeous pastures,
rocky ravines, and three charming townships forgotten by time: Freestone, Occidental and Monte
Rio. Buffered from the extremes of the marine fog and
inland heat, this corridor is a gem of benign climate and was one
of the very first areas to be settled in the entire region. Today,
a Mecca for artists, back to the landers and nature lovers, this
special region has attracted a soulful community with a milieu all
its own. Here you will find organic
farms and wineries, specialty nurseries, and all kinds of
innovative shops and restaurants.
It's also a gateway to superb hiking, biking and paddling.
Conducts travel seminars focusing on the issues of Mexican border
communities. People from the north and south come together to
explore global issues in the stark reality of the border
Boulevards - City
guides: San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Los Angeles, Seattle,
Albuquerque, Alviso, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston,
Indianapolis, Lisbon, London, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New
York, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, St.
Louis, St. Petersburg, Washington D.C.
Authority - Official national tourist office for Great
Britain: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern
Islands - Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, Beef
Island, Cooper Island, Guana Island, Little Thatch, Marina Cay,
Necker Island, Peter Island, Saba Rock.
Brooklyn, New York -
Cradle of tough guys and Nobel laureates, fourth largest city in
the United States, proof of the power of marginality, and homeland
of America's most creative diasporic culture. A guide.
Bryant Park - Located
in the heart of midtown Manhattan, behind the New York Public
Library's main branch, Bryant Park is an urban oasis. Host of the HBO Summer Film Festival. It is operated by the Bryant
Park Corporation - a midtown Manhattan business improvement
Burning Man Project,
The - Information on Burning Man, an annual experiment
in temporary community dedicated to radical self-expression and
Missions Foundation - Website for an organization "dedicated to
the long-term preservation and restoration needs of all California
missions and their associated historic and cultural resources for
public benefit." Find brief information about each mission (with
links to sites where available) and a timeline showing "the
progress of mission development and how it fits into the context of
California and United States history." Also learn about mission
restoration needs and challenges of historic preservation.
State Historical Landmarks - The state of California has
designated nearly 1100 sites as California State Historical
Landmarks. David Laird is well on his way
photographing every historic location. This site provides his
photos along with additional background information.
Breton Island - Cape Breton Island is part of the
province of Nova Scotia, Canada. Although physically separated from
the Nova Scotia peninsula by the Strait of Canso, it is
artificially connected to mainland Nova Scotia by the Canso
Causeway. The island is located east-northeast of the mainland with
its northern and western coasts fronting on the Gulf of St.
Lawrence; its western coast also forming the eastern limits of the
Northumberland Strait. The eastern and southern coasts front the
Atlantic Ocean; its eastern coast also forming the western limits
of the Cabot Strait. Its landmass slopes upward from south to
north, culminating in the highlands of its northern cape. A
saltwater estuary, Bras d'Or Lake, dominates the centre of the
island. Also see:
Cape Breton Island
Showcase - Accommodations, activities, golf, the Cabot
Trail, cross country skiing, businesses, communities, real
estate, music and more.
Caribbean Online - Exploring
Caribbean islands online, including Aruba, Bahamas, Dominican
Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, St. John, St. Lucia, St.
Thomas, and Virgin Islands.
CaribSeek - Caribbean
search portal with information about caribbean hotels and resorts,
arts, business, diving, entertainment, caribbean events, finance,
real estate, regattas, recipes, shopping, sports, tourism, travel
Central Park - The
official website for New York City's Central Park.
Chateau de Cirey:
Residence of Voltaire - Located in the Haute-Marne
district about 250 km from Paris, the Chateau de
Cirey was marked by the presence of Voltaire who
lived there for 15 years from 1734 to 1749. Voltaire was forced to
flee Paris and take refuge at Cirey in 1734 after the publication
of Philosophic Letters also know as The English
Letters. The Letters strongly criticized existing
French institutions. The French parliament, angered by the letters,
ordered that Voltaire be imprisoned. Having already served two
previous sentences in the Bastille, Voltaire preferred to
flee. Voltaire was the guest of Madame Emilie du
Châtelet, another great intellect of the 18th century.
Christiana - Christiania is an autonomous community, a partially
self-governing neighbourhood of about 850 residents, covering 34
hectares (85 acres) in the borough of Christianshavn in
the Danish capital Copenhagen, that started 33 years ago following
the civil occupation of an unused area, then owned by the Ministry
of Defence. It is an unparalleled example of human entrepreneurship
and innovative spirit. If you are looking for an inspiring and
different kind of place then go and see Christiania. It
might be your very last chance as the government is planning to
close it down in the near future. Also see Wikipedia
City-Data - Profiles of
U.S. cities, including tens of thousands of city photos not found
anywhere else, hundreds of thousands of maps, satellite photos,
stats about residents (race, income, ancestries, education,
employment), geographical data, state profiles, crime data,
housing, businesses, birthplaces of famous people, political
contributions, city government employment, weather, hospitals,
schools, libraries, houses, airports, radio and TV stations, zip codes, area codes, user-submitted facts, similar
cities list, comparisons to averages.
CNN Travel -
Travel guides, news and feature stories on destinations worldwide
and in the U.S.
Crater Lake -
Located in Southern Oregon on the crest of the Cascade Mountain
range, 100 miles (160 km) east of the Pacific Ocean. It lies inside
a caldera, or volcanic basin, created when the 12,000 foot (3,660
meter) high Mount Mazama collapsed 7,700 years ago following a
Cultural China - A
non-profit cultural website initiated by Shanghai News and Press
Bureau that popularizes Chinese culture throughout the world.
Cumbria Tourist Board -
Information on England's Cumbria - The Lake District offering walking, climbing, waterskiing, sailing, mountain biking,
scuba-diving, and other activities.
Highway - Stretches 414 miles across northern Alaska from
Livengood (84 miles north of Fairbanks) to Deadhorse and the
oilfields of Prudhoe Bay. Built during construction of the
trans-Alaska oil pipeline in the 1970s, this mostly gravel highway
travels through rolling, forested hills, across the Yukon River and
Arctic Circle, through the rugged Brooks Range, and over the North
Slope to the Arctic Ocean. Along most of its length, you'll see no
restaurants, no gift shops, no service stations-just forest,
tundra, and mountains, crossed by a double ribbon of road and
Delta California - There are over 1000 miles of waterways to zip around, over 300
restaurants to sample, and fun little resorts to stay at while
getting a good feel for the area.
Discover Africa -
Travell planning for tailor-made authentic African safaris.
Djoser - Djoser's trips for small groups, typically two to three
weeks in length, offer a blend of nature, culture and interaction
with the local population. Egypt, Turkey, Greece, South Africa,
Costa Rica, Peru, Ecuador, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, India,
Nepal, Tibet, China.
Drive-ins - Definitive
resource for drive-in movie information, providing research, survey
data, press archives and related resources to drive-in enthusiasts,
owners and entrepreneurs around the world.
Earthriver Expeditions -
Whitewater raft the Futaleufu in Chile, the Colca in Peru, Yangtze in Tibet (China),
the Upano in Ecuador (Amazon) and rivers in Alaska and Canada.
Authority - Official government tourism site. Information on
tours, airfare, hotels, and cruise packages, culture, religion,
diving, conventions, pleasure.
Travel - Active journeys, authentic experiences, fabulous food
and wine and a touch of luxury. Expertly guided small group walking
holidays in Australia, Italy, Spain and India offer unique, luxury
adventures with an emphasis on a high level of personal attention
ePodunk - Profiles of
more than 25,000 communities across America.
Eternal Egypt -
High-resolution images, three-dimensional reconstructions of
Egyptian monuments and antiquities, as well as
virtually-reconstructed environments, panoramic images, and
panoramic views of present-day Egypt captured by robotic cameras
located from the top of Karnak Temple to the streets of Old Cairo.
Centre - Represents more than ninety quality festivals in 29 European countries and 4 non-European countries.
On this site you can find general views of these festivals and
detailed calendar listings of nearly two thousand events and
Eurotrip - A leading
website for inexpensive, independent travel in Europe.
Evotourism - The Smithsonian's travel-information service that helps
you find places worldwide that are of interest to the science of
evolution or offer eye-opening evidence of the process of natural
selection. Evotourism provides original articles by
scientists and accomplished journalists offering expert background
and practical advice. The site lets you know where to go and when,
and what to do when you get there. Videos and photographs help make
the findings clear. Curated forum gives scientists and other
travelers a meeting place for exchanging insights and tips.
Excursions from the
Square - Offers day trips beginning in Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, to New York, Washington, Baltimore, as well as
extended trips to Boston, Chicago, Pittsburgh, New Orleans,
Montreal, Asheville, and Miami and longer trips Santa Fe, Paris, London, Rome, the Berkshires and
Far and Wide - Offers a full array
of travel experiences worldwide, including customized and
independent foreign travel and escorted, cultural, educational,
adventure, ski and fitness vacations.
Islands - A group of islands and rocks found in the Gulf of the
Farallones, off the coast of mainland San Francisco, California.
They lie 27 miles (43 km) outside the Golden Gate, 20 miles (32 km)
south of Point Reyes. Also see the Farallon National
Festivals - Festivals
and events around the world.
Festival Finder -
Details on more than 2,500 music festivals in North America.
Argentina, Chile, Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, Andes
Highlands, Atacama Desert.
Florida Keys and Key
West - Official Florida Keys and Key West travel guide brought to you by the Monroe County Tourist
Development Council. Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon,
Lower Keys, Key West accommodations, real estate, diving and
snorkeling, fishing and boating, museums and tours, restaurants and
bars, theaters and art galleries, and events.
Fodor's - Concise guides
to 99 world destinations.
Angloinfo:France - Everything you need to know about living in, or moving to France, in English.
France - A resort town in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France, on the Mediterranean Sea in the Côte d'Azur, located between Cannes and Nice. Integrated
to Antibes Juan-les-Pins, the technological park of
Sophia-Antipolis is located north east of the city.
(Wikipedia) - Brittany (Breton: Breizh; French: Bretagne;
Gallo: Bertaèyn) is a former independent Celtic kingdom and duchy
in France. It is also, more generally, the name of the cultural
area whose limits correspond to the historic province and
independent duchy. It was at one time called Less, Lesser or Little
Britain (in opposition to Great Britain). Also see Ar Bed
Keltiek (the Celtic World in Breton), a shop in Brittany that
specializes in books, records and celtic crafts, about Brittany and
the Celtic countries.
Parisinfo - The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau provides information
here to organise your stay in Paris: hotels and loadings, museums,
monuments, going out, events, restaurants.
Tourisme en France -
Official French Tourist Board information covering 3,600
places in France.
ViaFrance - Events in
France, including festivals, art exhibitions, concerts, stage and
shows, markets and fairs, and trade shows.
Francis Ford Coppola Winery Pools and Cabins - 300 Via
Archimedes, Geyserville, California. Situated in the center of the
park area at the winery, two
swimming pools totaling 3,600 square feet are connected by a
'swim-through' where small jets create a water bridge to swim
under. Surrounded by chaise lounge chairs, the swimming pools will
be a welcome addition for children and adults on warm days in
Alexander Valley. Just steps from the pool and sunbathing terrace,
twenty-eight European-style personal changing rooms called cabines
are available to rent for the day. The cabines (pronounced
"ka-beens") offer a comfortable and secure space for families to
change clothes and store personal items when it's time to take a
dip in the pool. Cabines are equipped with a private shower and
rental includes pool use, towels and a reserved poolside chaise
lounge chair. Cabine rentals are available for an introductory
price of $25 a day and there is a choice of assorted "family" flags
to hoist above the cabine, to identify it as reserved. Upon
departure, families may purchase the flag as a souvenir and use it
during return visits to the winery. Other amenities at the winery
include: Bocce, Movie Gallery, and Pavillion.
The Pavilion is the platform for all kinds of
entertainment at the winery, from daytime performances, which can
be viewed poolside, to romantic evening shows highlighted by music
Frommer's - Travel,
trips and vacation books, bargains, discounts, deals, tips and
ideas on budget travel and travel information from Arthur
Galavanta - A local agency specializing in experiential luxury travel to Colombia.
Geographia - Travel guide to
destinations around the world.
Town, Grand Cayman - The capital of the Cayman
Islands, in the British West Indies. George Town is the heart
of the Cayman Islands financial industry, with over 600 banks
located there. Most of these are small one room operations, some
having no physical location on the island at all. It also has
cruise ship facilities, a cargo dock, a Hard Rock Cafe, and several
Official German information and travel site.
Germany.info - Culture,
business and economy, news and publications, media center, facts
and figures, students and scholars, consular and legal services,
government and politics, travelers.
Get Local - Yahoo! regional directory of information on individual
states and cities in the U.S.
Adrenaline - Adventure travel specialists: Africa, Asia,
Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Antarctica and the
Globe Trekker TV -
Spotlights the adventures of 10 solo travelers as they venture off
the beaten path, exploring every corner of the globe: from
cosmopolitan cities, to remote tribal villages, discovering a
wealth of diverse landscapes and stunning natural beauty along the
GoNOMAD - Read hundreds
of articles, find unique tours, and get the information you need to
plan your own special trip.
Canadian Parks - If you are planning to visit parks in Canada,
this site will help you organize your journey, as well as provide
you with an appreciative understanding about what you will find
when you get there.
Great Lakes Information Network
(GLIN) - Information relating to the binational Great
Lakes-St. Lawrence region of North America. GLIN offers a wealth of data and information about the
region's environment, economy, tourism, education and more.
Greece - The
official tourism web site for Greece, run by the Greek National
Tourism Organisation, where you'll find information on the
main tourist destinations, such as cities, beaches, as well as
activities, events and more.
Hay Festival - Hay is
a tiny market town in the Black Mountains of the Welsh Marches. It
has 1300 people and 39 bookshops. For ten days a year 50,000
visitors converge on Hay from all over the UK, Europe and America
to join in a carnival celebration . It's a market of ideas, where
stories are exchanged.
Ireland - This website contains information about many of the
National Monuments, historic houses, Parks and gardens that are in
State care in the Republic of Ireland. At present there are
approximately 780 such sites.
Historic Highway 49 - California's picturesque foothills fed by the clear crystal snow
runoff from the Sierra, home to the many diverse Native American
cultures was forever changed when James Marshall discovered gold in California at Sutter's Mill in 1848 and
set off the largest gold rush in history. Reminders of this
abundantly rich history can be found everywhere along Hwy 49 as it
winds and meanders through the Mother Lode mining towns of days
Treveler - Online guide to historic travel across the U.S.
Search historic sites and plan your itinerary around them.
Images of Greece - Pictures and images of Greece and the Greek Islands including
Athens, Zakynthos, Zante, Corfu, Naxos, Lefkas, Lefkada, Meganisi,
Epirus, Santorini, Skiathos, Skopelos, Thassos, Peloponnese,
Kefalonia, Crete, Thassos, Pelion, Delphi and Meteora.
Gebart - Provides services such as ticketing for cultural heritage, museum shop, educational, publishing and merchandising in a number of artistic and historical important sites. It is currently present at the Galleria Borghese, the National Gallery of Ancient Art in Palazzo Barberini, the National Gallery of Ancient Art in Palazzo Corsini, National Museum of Palazzo Venezia, the Galleria Spada, the National Museum of Musical Instruments, the National Museum of Castel S. Angelo, the National Gallery, the National Gallery of Marche Palazzo Ducale in Urbino and Demaniale Rocca di Gradara.
In Italy Online - One-stop site for travelers to Italy: Accomodations; Trains,
planes, ferries, buses and cars; villa rentals, cooking schools,
custom-made walking tours and day trips, maps, books, organized
tours, hiking and biking excursions; itineraries, restaurants,
hotels, museums, off-the-beaten track attractions; and more.
Italia - Italian tourism official website: vacations, art and culture, history, events, nature, lakes, mountains, boating, thermal spas, sports and adventure.
Italy Heritage - Italian culture and traditions for tourists and Italians throughout the world.
Italy Magazine - Celebrating Italian travel, lifestyle, language and food.
Italy Visa Application Requirements - Depending on the purpose of your travel to Italy, there are different types of visas that will apply to the occassion. Whether you are planning to go on a visit, study or work and reside there permanently, you will have to apply for a different Italy Schengen Visa, accordingly.
ItalyTour - A directory
of tourist resources containing information about Italian hotels
and restaurants, travel, and lodging. Guides for Roma (Rome),
Milano (Milan), Firenze (Florence), Venezia (Venice), Toscana
(Tuscany) and others.
Ministry of the Interior - Responsible for internal security and the protection of the constitutional order, for civil protection against disasters and terrorism, for displaced persons and administrative questions. It is host to the Standing Committee of Interior Ministers and also drafts all passport, identity card, firearms, and explosives legislation.
JimB Sail - Helping
skippers plann European cruises.
Burns State Park - The park stretches from the Big Sur
coastline into nearby 3,000-foot ridges. It features redwood, tan
oak, madrone, chaparral, and an 80-foot waterfall that drops from
granite cliffs into the ocean from the Overlook Trail. A panoramic
view of the ocean and miles of rugged coastline is available from
the higher elevations along the trails east of Highway 1.
King's Road - The King's Road is the historical route between the old
northern capitals of Oslo, Stockholm, Turku, Helsinki, and St. Petersburg. Dating back to the 13th century, the
ancient road winds along the Finnish southern coastline
past castles, manor houses, and frame cottages. This Finnish
Tourist Board site provides more information.
Knowhere Guide -
Irreverent user's guide to the UK. Online community
provides information and opinions on just about every locale in the UK.
La Meva Barcelona - Information on living in the city of Barcelona: news, activities, services, work, transport, business, leisure, maps, innovation and much more.
Lanzarote - A
Spanish island, is the easternmost of the autonomous Canary
Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 125 km off the coast
of Africa and 1,000 km from the Iberian Peninsula. Among the
notables who have lived on the island are Cesar Manrique, artist;
Jose Saramago, Portuguese Nobel Prize for Literature winner who
died there, and Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark and her
husband, Carlos Morales Quintana. Also see Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.
Last Minute Wales - Places to stay, activities, days out, places to visit, and more
Le Trip - Provençal trip
planning by Jill Mitchell.
Lifestyle UK - Lifestyle UK has been featuring the best of new websites
since 1995. It now has a vast library of thousands of
hand-selected, quality links, carefully sorted into 135 different
Lindblad Expeditions -
Take advantage of the experience that comes from this company's
long history of exploration and adventure. The places Lindblad
Expeditions are remarkable. Many are also fragile and
threatened. The company works closely with host governments and
organizations dedicated to conservation and the concerns of
Living in Peru -
Peru's official news portal, directory and classifieds for
foreigners or expats living in Peru, business travelers and local
Mesa Verde -
National Park, Colorado. Mesa Verde, Spanish for green
table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral
Pueblo people who made it their home for over 700 years, from A.D.
600 to A.D. 1300. Today, the park protects over 4,000 known
archeological sites, including 600 cliff dwellings. These sites are
some of the most notable and best preserved in the United States.
Also see Cliff
Mexico Connect -
Mexico's monthly zine devoted to promoting Mexico, her people,
culture, history, arts, business and spectacular areas and beaches
as a place to visit, live and travel.
Milepost, The - Since 1949,
The The Milepost has been the most trusted and complete
Alaskan travel guide and Alaskan trip planner for highway and ferry
travel to Alaska, the Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta and Western
Northwest Territories. Updated annually, The Milepost gives you detailed information on everything from the famous Alaska
Highway system to cruising Alaska's Inside Passage.
Whale Watch - Offers year-round whale watching trips to observe
the spectacular diversity and abundance of whales and dolphins
inhabiting the Bay. Depending on the season, whales and dolphins
that are frequently observed include Gray Whales, Humpback Whales,
Blue Whales, Pacific White-Sided Dolphins, Risso's Dolphins,
Northern Right Whale Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Killer Whales, and
Dall's Porpoise. We occasionally spot Fin Whales, Minke Whales,
Harbor Porpoise, Bottlenose Dolphins, and Beaked Whales.
York - A a hamlet in Suffolk County, New York on the South
Shore of Long Island. Montauk is a major tourist
destination and it boasts six state parks. It is particularly
famous for its fishing (claiming to have more world saltwater
fishing records than any other port in the world) and surfing. Montauk is considered a beach resort, using its position
at the tip of Long Island to promote itself as "The Living End" or
"The Last Resort" and become one of the busiest tourist locations
within the town of East Hampton. The small town is host to many
restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and hotels and is a popular
vacation spot in the warm weather months.
Island - Mount Desert Island, in Hancock County,
Maine, is the largest island off the coast of Maine. With an area
of 108 square miles (280 km²) it is the 6th largest island in the
continental United States. Though it is often claimed to be the
third largest island on the eastern seaboard of the United States,
it is actually second behind only Long Island (and ahead of
Martha's Vineyard). The island has a permanent population of
approximately 10,000, although it is estimated that two and a half
million tourists a year visit Acadia National Park on the
island. The island is home to numerous well-known summer colonies
such as Northeast Harbor and Bar Harbor.
Geographic Traveler - Provides storytelling and you-are-there
photography. Traveler cares about fine writing.
Contributors include Paul Theroux, Jan Morris, Arthur Golden,
Bill Bryson, David Halberstam, Elizabeth Berg, Ray Bradbury, George
Plimpton, Jimmy Breslin, Rick Bass, James Fallows, Maeve Binchy,
Tom Robbins, Frances Mayes, Bill Broyles, and Salman
New Orleans - New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau site.
Nizhny Novgorod -
The fourth largest city in Russia, situated on seven hills and
elevated above the mighty core where the Oka and Volga meet. It is
the economic and cultural center of the vast Volga-Vyatka economic
region, and also the administrative center of Nizhny Novgorod
Oblast and Volga Federal District. Also see Wikipedia
Expeditions - Invites you to discover the natural and cultural
wonders of some of the last remaining frontiers for the
international traveler. Exceptional adventures in Mongolia,
Bhutan, Siberia, Tibet and Nepal.
England - Information on northeast England, including County
Durham, Northumberland, Tees Valley, Tyne and Wear.
North West Tourist
Board - Official tourist board of northwest England,
encompassing the counties of Cheshire, Greater Manchester,
Lancashire, Merseyside and the High Peak of
Notes from the
Road - Hundreds of anecdotes and magazine-quality phtographs
from trips throughout many regions: Desert Southwest, The West
Indies, Pacific Northwest, Iberian Peninsula, The Great Plains,
Desert Mexico, The Sierra Range, The Isthmus, The Great basin, and
The Atlantic Seaboard.
NYC (nycgo.com) - Official
resource on the web for all there is to see, do and experience in
NYC & Company - New York City's official tourism marketing organization. The
mission of NYC & Company is to enhance New York City's
economy by marketing the city on a worldwide basis as the premier
destination for business and leisure travel. A private, non-profit
organization, NYC & Company has a membership of more
than 1,300 businesses, including museums, hotels, restaurants,
retail stores, theaters, tourism services, and attractions.
Florida - An upscale incorporated town in Palm Beach County,
Florida, United States. The Intracoastal Waterway separates it from
the neighboring cities of West Palm Beach and Lake Worth. Palm
Beach was established as a resort by Henry Morrison
Flagler, a founder of Standard Oil, who made the Atlantic
coast barrier island accessible via his Florida East Coast Railway.
The nucleus of the community was established by Flagler's
two luxury resort hotels, the Royal Poinciana Hotel and The Breakers Hotel. West Palm Beach was built
across Lake Worth as a service town, and has become a
major city in its own right. Flagler's houselots were
bought by the beneficiaries of the Gilded Age, and in 1902 Flagler himself built a Beaux-Arts mansion, Whitehall, designed by the New York-based firm Carrère
and Hastings and helped establish the Palm Beach winter "season" by constant entertaining. The town was incorporated
on April 17, 1911.
Parks Canada -
Find information on Canada's National Historic Sites, National
Parks, National Marine Conservation Areas and on other cultural and
natural heritage topics.
Patagonian, Chilean, and Argentinian travel guide.
Places of Peace and Power - The sacred pilgramage of Martin Gray, an anthropologist
and photographer specializing in the study of sacred sites and
pilgrimage traditions around the world. Traveling as a pilgrim, Martin spent twenty years, visiting and photographing over
1000 sacred sites in eighty countries.
Cornwall - Port Isaac has been an attractive fishing
village since the early fourteenth century. Its narrow, winding
streets are lined with old white-washed cottages and traditional
granite, slate-fronted Cornish houses, many of which are listed as
of architectural or historic importance. Also see Wikipedia.
Eco-Tours - Offers dolphin and whale watching, jungle, canopy
and air tours, sailing, scuba, snorkeling, and day or night cruises
to Las Caletas.
Rainforest Expeditions - Peruvian
ecotourism company founded with the purpose of combining tourism
with environmental education, research and local sustainable
development to support the conservation of the areas where it
Road Scholar - Educational adventures offered annually in 50 U.S. states and 150 countries around the world
Road Trip USA - Ready
for a taste of the open road? Access driving tours across more than
35,000 miles of classic blacktop. Then sit back and experience part
of America - the small towns, funky attractions, roadside
curiosities, and more - that the interstates have left behind.
Roadside America -
Online guide to offbeat attractions, chock-full of odd and
hilarious travel destinations.
Roadside Peek -
Takes you on a roadside journey that includes stops along the
revitalized Route 66. As you travel, visit old motels, bowling
alleys, drive-in theatres, petrol pumps, and more.
Rough Guides -
Up-to-the minute details and commentary on thousands of
destinations and travel-related happenings worldwide.
Route 66 - Ride this iconic route, often called, 'The Main
Street of America,' made famous in popular songs, literature,
television and movies. Route 66 became a reality as a
highway in 1926 connecting Chicago and Los Angeles. Route
description and mapping rovided by the Adventure Cycling
RSN - Resource for outdoor
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variety of destinations. Log on for daily cam shots, conditions and
weather, forums, reviews, gear reviews, sports tips, and complete
multimedia coverage of a variety of outdoor activities at a variety
Salisbury Project - The Salisbury Project is the creation of Professor Marion
Roberts, McIntire Department of Art, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia. The Project is an archive of color
photographs designed for teachers, students and scholars to
supplement visually books and articles published on the cathedral
and town of Salisbury, England. The Project is an archive
of color photographs designed to supplement visually books and
articles published on the cathedral and town of Salisbury, the
Close, the Town, Old Sarum and some Parish Churches.
Travel - Official visitors site. San Francisco hotel
reservations, tours, flights, maps, popular shopping destinations,
one-of-a-kinds sights and attractions and the best selection of Bay
Area and San Francisco restaurants.
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holiday, events, outdoor activities, convention bureau information
Sequoia and Kings
Canyon - National Park, California. These two parks lie side by
side in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley.
Activity varies by season and elevation, which ranges from 1300' to
Shows, Tours and
Events - Entertainment and cultural events across the UK - a
comprehensive and up-to-the-minute guide from the BBC.
Organizer - Guidebook writer David Stanley provides mini-guides
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Tourism Alliance - Promoting tourism in southwest England: Bath, Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.
Specialty Travel - Directory of worldwide specialty travel featuring tour and
contact information for hundreds of adventure tour operators around
the globe and details on everything from sculpting in Sicily to
wildlife viewing in Antarctica.
Petersburg, Russia - Tourist information on the Northern
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in Yosemite - Lodging options in Yosemite National
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Ahwahnee. Visit the DNC Parks & Resorts
at Yosemite web site Look for full descriptions,
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Yosemite. Camping is an extraordinarily popular way of spending the
night in Yosemite National Park. The camping
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Wilderness. Visit the wilderness
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SwimmingHoles.info - Guide to over 1,000 swimming holes and hot springs in the US and
Taormina - One of Sicily's most popular summer destinations, a chi-chi resort town popular with holidaying high-rollers and those wanting a taste of Sicilian dolce vita. It's unashamedly touristy and expensive, but the town merits a couple of days for its stunning ancient theatre, people watching and breathtaking vistas.
Tauck - Tours, small ship cruises,
river cruises and family travel adventures.
TahoeTopia - Online
portal component of Tahoe TV, a central source for
information about Lake Tahoe, providing
continuously updated, locally-focused information of interest to
area residents and visitors.
Times Square New York
City - This is the official website of Times Square. Complete
information on the Times Square Visitors Center plus New
York City tourist information, a map of Times Square, and
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events, hotels, restaurants, entertainment, parking, and more.
Photographs from Liao Yusheng's travels, with emphasis on
TravelNotes - Travel
directory providing destination information on countries and cities
with reviewed web sites, regular travel articles, and online
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Destinations - TravelPage.com's editors have visited
thousands of web sites looking for quality travel information. The
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organized, practical travel information.
Travel Texas -
Official Texas Office of the Governor, Economic Development and
Triptrop NYC - Pretty
subway maps from anywhere to everywhere in New York City.
Turespaña - Information
on vacationing in Spain: cities and islands, arts and
culture, sports, sun and beaches, nature, transport, routes,
hotels, campsites, health spas, and more.
Caicos Islands - Situated 575 miles (or 75 minutes) southeast
of Miami and covering 193 square miles of the Atlantic Ocean, the Turks and Caicos Islands have the third largest coral reef
system and some of the best tropical beaches in the world.
Whitehall - Aroad in London,
England running two-thirds of the distance from Trafalgar
Square towards Parliament
Square; the other third constitutes Parliament
Street. The two streets cover a combined distance of a little
less than a mile. Whitehall and the surrounding area is
the administrative centre of the UK government; it is dominated by
government buildings, to such an extent that the term is often
used, by extension, to refer to the British
Civil Service or the government itself.
Travel Guide - Basic reference information about hundreds of
countries, such as area, capital, population, population density,
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Worldwide Guide to
Movie Locations - Travel guide to film locations around the
world. With movie tourism now a global phenomenon, here you'll find
original location photographs, trivia, links and travel
African Safari - A comprehensive travel site for anyone wishing
to plan an African safari-first-time safari goers and safari
veteran alike. It is a one-stop resource that covers 14 African
YourSingapore - Official Tourist Board and travel site to Singapore.
Zegrahm Expeditions - Adventure travel
company for exciting journeys and expedition cruises to all corners
of the world, places like Antarctica, India, Japan, and Iceland.
(Switzerland) - Zermatt, with its wind-protected
southern location, embraces three skiing areas which enjoy superb
snow conditions and the longest skiing season in the Alps.
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