- Recommended best modes of transportation along with expected taxi
and limo fares, plus schedules, and fares for trains, buses, and shuttles.
- Calculates the conversion of currencies in 180 countries and 250
geographical locations. Also in Spanish and Italian
- Distance calculations between any two cities anywhere in the world.
Foreign Languages for Travelers
- Some useful words and phrases in more than 60
Hotel Information Worldwide
- Details, telephone numbers, and addresses for 3,000 hotels around the
Hot Spots Around the World
- Air Security
International (not sure whose side they are on!) prepares daily reports
from Monday through Friday to keep travelers advised of global events
ranging from guerilla attacks to protest marches to union elections along
with weather updates. Welcome to the fun part of world travel!
International Holiday Information
- Information on bank holidays in 300 countries and regions.
Tools for the Traveler
- A guide to phone area codes and world electricity and electrical plugs.
Toilets, Guide to
(unfortunately link no longer seems to work)
- A guide to clean
public restrooms. Reviews and ratings of thousands of bathroom loos. Be
prepared BEFORE you leave home.
- Great little site with
info on the subways, metros, tubes, subterráneo around the world.
- Time and date.
Lite, Tips for
- Tips for traveling
- 10 day forecasts for
cities around the world and average monthy highs and lows.