- Foreign exchange rates for
over 164 currencies in seven languages and has a currency converter
- Money changed here -- the full version of the Universal Currency
Converter™. Currency information on 180 currencies in some 250 geographical
Geographies - Provides a peer-reviewed forum for the presentation
and discussion of geographic perspectives on tourism and tourism-related
areas of recreation and leisure studies.
and Travel Advisories
Medicine - Stay healthy while traveling. Dr. Karl Neumann,
M.D. and Dr. Jay Keystone, M.D. dispense practical advice about
eating street food, traveling while pregnant, forest fires, malaria
prevention and more.
Health - National Center for Infectious Diseases - Travel
related website referencing, health, CDC, vaccinations, and outbreaks
in all of countries of the world.
Memory - Library of Congress - Map Collections from 1544
to 2000 with maps of Cities and Towns, Cultural Landscapes Conservation,
Environment, Military Battles and Campaigns, Discovery and Exploration,
Transportation, Communication and General Maps.
and Map Reading Room - Library of Congress - Largest and
most comprehensive cartographic collection in the world with collections
numbering over 4.5 million maps including 60,000 atlases, 6000 reference
works, numerous globes and plastic relief models, and a large number
of cartographic materials in other formats, including electronic.
These cartographic materials date from the fourteenth century.
Atlas of the Twentieth Century - Has information on socio-economic
trends, systems of government, wars and religion.
Quick Maps - Small GIF maps of the countries of the world.
Machine by National Geographic - Downloadable political
and physical maps, country facts, and other geographical resources.
Nations Cartographic Section - Digitally prepared, current
maps available for reference and download, including general world
and peacekeeping mission maps.
- Animated time-ticker. Find out which country is located in which
time zone and what time they have right now.
- This timely site tells time-zone spanners when it's the right
hour to fax Frankfurt, ring Rio, dial Dubai or call Kathmandu.
- Find out what time it is anywhere in the world, any time.
- Found an interesting website but can't understand a word? Go to
Babelfish and let it translate into English, German, Spanish, Portuguese,
Italian or French. You will laugh at some translations but it does
- Links to sites that translate more than 100 language-combinations.
What about Dutch-Esperanto?
- Weather for Active Lives.
- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration site.
Weather.com - Space weather with focus on current conditions
and weather forecast, including Solar Wind, Meteor Rates, Sunspot
Number, Geomagnetic Storms as well as Space Weather & Science news
and information about the Sun-Earth environment.
- This is the Weather Channel's forecast. It has just about everything
you could possibly want to know about the weather on it. You can
even chat with weather fans.