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A to Z: The World
“AtoZ the World” explores the culture and customs, social conditions, and government of 175 countries worldwide. This database provides helpful background information for traveling or doing business abroad -- and for school reports and general knowledge.
A-to Z: World Travel
Use the “AtoZ World Travel” database to find helpful information for more than 200 major American and world cities. Great for planning vacations or business trips – or armchair traveling from home.
Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language Online is an online language learning service offering over 80 languages, including English for foreign language speakers. Through simple steps you build listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills, and best of all, you can access Transparent Language remotely from home. So start learning today -- all you need is to create a user Id and password.
TRUMBULL RESIDENTS LOG IN HERE WITH YOUR LIBRARY CARD BARCODE TO ACCESS FROM HOME.
Free Internet Links You Might Want to Try:
Howtocallabroad.com provides dialing codes and instructions, time zones and phone books for all countries.
Centers for Disease Control
The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people at home and abroad, providing information and promoting health.
Conde Nast's cyber-directory of travel sites.
Book your vacation or business trip online; also offers special interest packages.
It it's air travel information you mostly seek, here's a good all-in-one site for flight tracking, airport delay data, weather, airport terminal maps, and international calling codes.
Travel news, bargains, articles, updates
Mile by Mile
Free maps, thousands of miles of highway travel information and photos.
National Geographic Travel
Another fine toolbox, already constructed, comes from National Geographic, with a wealth of sites ranging from general information to travel newsgroups you may want to look in on. It's a well laid-out site.
Public Radio's "Savvy Traveler" offers a ready-made toolbox with one of the most complete listings of tools on any single Website. Virtually everything from travel guides to Websites for U.S. embassies is here, and if you don't want to assemble your own kit, this is among the best you'll get. The radio program itself is no longer on the air but, the website is still valid.
Flights, car rentals, lodging, vacation packages, cruises, business travel, bargains.
A user driven review source for hotels, restaurants and more. Includes links to forums to ask questions before you go!
A ton of links, clickable along the left-hand side of this site, lead you to many travel subjects, including those you won't find on other sites.
"Welcome to the largest and most complete road travel resource of its kind on the Internet! Exit services, rest areas, attractions, road construction, travel weather, gas prices and more...for Interstate 95 from Maine to Florida!"
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs
Links to embassies and consulates worldwide.