Travel Resources


Links to Travel Information and Resources


Country and Cultural Resources

U.S. State Dept. - Bureau of Consular Affairs

This website contains information for international travelers, which includes country-specific information, tips for travelers, latest travel-related news, laws, passports, and visas.


CIA World Factbook

The website gives country-specific facts and figures.


Online Cultural Training Resource for Study Abroad

This website gives information about cultural awareness when studying abroad.



How to Apply - First Time Applicants

This page explains the application process for first-time passport applicants. There are also links which show the locations of acceptance facilities and passport agencies.


Online Passport Application

This form allows applicants to electronically complete the passport application prior to submitting it. It also lists any items required when the application is submitted.



International Student ID Card (ISIC)

TFG: Global Travel Insurance



International Convertors/Predictors

XE: Currency Convertor

This website lists up-to-date exchange rates for international currency. It also allows people to convert any amount from one currency into another.


International Measurement Conversion

Insert an amount of one unit of measurement, click convert, and find the equivalents in other measurement units.


Time Zone Converter

This website allows users to lookup the time differences from one place to another.


World Meteorological Organization

This website lists weather forecasts in different countries and links to various national meteorological services.


Power Plug Converter 

This website helps you to see if you need any power plug adapter or converter when planning a trip abroad.


Language Resources

This website offers downloadable language resources, including booklets and audio files.


Travel Guides

Eyewitness Trip Planner

Fodor's Travel


Insight Guides

Lonely Planet

National Geographic Traveler

Rough Guides


Travel Reservations


Booking Buddy


Rail Europe

Hostelling International