This category lists only comprehensive travel guides (descriptive content) and directories (primarily lists of other sites) relevant for global travel. Sites which are specific to one of the following are listed in more specific categories:
- A continent, country, region, or city
- A component of travel, like lodging or air travel
- A travel specialty, like cruises, adventure travel, or business travel.
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Offers travel advice, detailed maps, travel news, popular message boards and health information. Also lists information and updates regarding guidebooks.
The Virtual Tourist
Interactive site aimed at sharing travel knowledge. Includes chat, forums, travelogues, photos and maps.
A searchable directory of travel sites around the world.
AOL Travel - Guides
Research travel destinations and vacation ideas. Book online.
Resource for independent travelers in Europe, Asia and around the world. Low cost airline guides, discussion forum and articles written by backpackers.
A travel portal covering a number of destinations in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
Baby Goes 2
Guide for parents travelling with babies and children. Location reports, tips and advice, pros and cons of various locations, and a list of things to pack.
Hospitality exchange with free network for better intercultural understanding.
Information about places around the globe. Discussion boards, travel guides and travelers toolkit.
Price comparison site.
Information for travelers including tips, guides and forum.
Guide to global carnival celebrations, parades, and travel information.
Conde Nast Traveler
Information on popular destinations including essays from Fodor's, restaurant and hotel listings, maps, weather, recommended readings, currency rates and airfare finders.
Information guide for the tourism and entertainment industries.
Travel resource for the traveler.
DK Eyewitness Travel
Provides information for planning a trip, finding inspiration, and allows users to create their own travel guides.
Earth Travel Reviews
Definitive selection of vacation travel reviews with the inside story on top travel destinations worldwide.
Photos and descriptions about vacation spots including where to shop, dine, stay, what to do, local sports and entertainment.
Luxury travel suggestions featuring journeys, spas/sport, and lifestyle articles.
Fodor's Travel Online
In-depth restaurant and hotel reviews in cities around the world, and smart travel tips to make vacation planning easier.
Forbes Travel Guide
Star rated hotels, restaurants and spas worldwide, plus travel advice from selected tastemakers and experts.
Information on destinations around the globe. Includes activities, feature articles, guidebooks and message boards.
Portal and community of travelers sharing experiences and advice. Includes forum, trip reports, photographs, and tour operator listings.
Directory of vacation villa rentals, ski holidays and activity vacations.
Hot Springs Enthusiast
Information on hot springs in the U.S. by state and links to information about hot springs outside the United States. Also has related links on hot tubs, how to locate a hot springs, topological maps.
Complete travel resource for planning and booking an adventure trip. Where to go, what to do, book a trip, get advice on travel.
Portal including advice on trip planning and other topics, travelogues, online forum, current travel bargains, and other resources.
Insight Travel Guides
Travel guides, photography, maps, ebooks and apps.
Trip planner. Find places to visit, things to do, destinations, restaurants and packages.
JohnnyJet's Travel News and Tips
Travel portal featuring live web cams, tip of the week, fear of flying, train travel, cyber cafes and customs.
Kasbah Travel Guide
World travel search engine and travel guide.
Guides for budget travel world wide, written by Harvard students. Message forum, travel links and guides for certain cities online, such as Amsterdam and Rome.
National Geographic Travel
Travel guides to US and Canadian destinations featuring worldwide destinations, maps and links to tools.
Guide to vacations in the USA and Canada, including a virtual travelguide to cities.
Online guide offering resources in 97 countries. Includes navigation by geographic area, flight and hotel search.
The Savvy Traveler
Public radio travel program produced by Minnesota Public Radio. Features articles, before you go tips and message boards. Show is no longer in production, but all content is archived.
Publisher of travel deals and destination advice.
Sleeping Around with Jana Jones
Content, photographs, reviews, links including hotels, resorts, cruises, destinations, topical and timely news related to travel.
Spotted by Locals
Travel guides (online & mobile apps) with up-to-date tips by selected locals in cities in Europe and North America.
Star Service Online
In-depth reviews of hotels and cruise ships worldwide, including rates, contacts, and amenity comparison charts. Search by name or destination. Subscription required for full access.
Directory for pubs and inns with accommodation in the UK and Ireland.
Provides travel articles with pictures of worldwide destinations and also lists recommended, quality-assessed travel sites.
Things To Do
Features directory of travel and tourism information for the United States and Australia. Features local attractions, theme parks, events, and outdoor recreation.
Meta search engine in which travelers can compare offers on travel websites. Includes rail, hotel, car and flight sections.
Travel directory providing country/state information, reviewed web sites, regular travel articles, and online ticketing.
Offers ideas for active, adventure and special interest holidays and vacations from independent and specialist travel companies in the UK and Worldwide.
Directory of travel related resources. Airlines, lodging, and regional information and travel related businesses are listed.
Travel advice on destinations in North America, Europe, the Caribbean and South Africa in a concise format. Includes links as well as camping and diving information.
Worldwide community offering free travel tools and information to help travellers before, during and after their trip. Message boards, photos and tips and advice.
Interactive travel guides' directory of worldwide destinations, hotels and resorts, cruise travel, air travel, and favorite places.
Country, city, and airport guides.
Information on hotels, resorts and packages with reviews from travellers with star ratings.
Directory of destination ideas, fare finders, reservation services, maps, hotels, accommodation, and travel statistics.
USA Today - Travel
Travel news and information including travel tips, discount travel and speciality web deals.
Lists vacation resorts and luxury hotel reviews with photos and information.
Guide with route planner, maps, tourist information, hotels, and restaurants throughout the world.
Guide to tourist information, shopping, sports, dining and events in selected major cities of the United States, Europe and worldwide, tailored towards delivery on WAP devices such as cellphones.
A project to create a free, complete, up-to-date and reliable world-wide travel guide. Destination guides and other articles written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe. Open editing by any reader.
Free, worldwide travel guide that anyone can edit.
Travel guides to destinations around the world.
World Travel Guide
Travel Guides for destinations worldwide. Contains facts on climate, visa, health, passport, currency and customs requirements.
Travel information, facts and history.
Worldweb Travel Guide
Travel and tourism guides throughout the world.
An online travel destination - reserve airline tickets, hotels, cars, cruises and vacation packages, research trips, read user and expert reviews, see local weather and currency information.
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