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Useful Links


Study Abroad Databases


Study Abroad Magazines for Students

Transitions Abroad
Abroad View
Glimpse Abroad
Cafe Abroad

Goverment Resources

U.S. State Department (Students Abroad)
Information on travel documents; health; emergencies; embassies; smart travel; to go; voting from abroad; and news and alerts.

U.S. State Department (International Travel)

U.S. Embassies and Consulates
Listing of U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world.

Travel Advisories
Travel warnings and consular information sheets from the U.S. Department of State.

Country Background Notes
Includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states; some dependencies; and areas of special sovereignty.

The World Factbook
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) World Factbook.

Transportation Security Administration
Information on airport security procedures, restrictions, etc. The Travel Assistant page is highly recommended for first-time flyers, inexperienced travelers, or for those who haven't recently traveled by plane.

Global Media; News Sources

Radio Free Europe
Listen live to news by country and by language!

Start 4 All
Newspaper listings by country.

Travel Resources

STA Travel
The world's largest student, youth, and budget travel organization, specializing in low cost airfare, accommodations, packages, rail passes, and travel insurance.

Student Universe
Online resource that allows students to research and purchase reduced-cost travel products online.

Cafe Abroad
An online community and interactive news magazine for study abroad students.

The Currency Site
Currency converter with historical tables, current rates, and forecasts for world currencies.

Lonely Planet Travel Guide

Let's Go Travel Guide

Rough Guide to Travel

Guide to Hosteling

Hostels Worldwide

Worldwide Internet Cafe Guide

Exito Travel
Latin American travel specialists

European rail experts

Stay In Touch
With The Global Education Office (GEO)
Snail Mail
Global Education Office
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone + Email
Fax: 413.559.6173