On this page:
- Study Abroad Search Databases
- Study Abroad Magazines for Students
- Government Resources
- Global Media--News Sources
- Travel Resources
US State Department (Students Abroad)
Information on travel documents; health; emergencies; embassies; smart travel; to go; voting from abroad; and news and alerts.
US State Department (International Travel)
US Embassies and Consulates
Listing of U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world.
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.
The world's largest student, youth, and budget travel organization, specializing in low cost airfare, accommodations, packages, rail passes, and travel insurance.
Online resource that allows students to research and purchase reduced-cost travel products online.
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
Worldwide Internet Cafe Guide
Latin American travel specialists
European rail experts