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Travel Resources

Background Notes

Provides information on countries and international organizations. Sponsored by the U.S. State Department.

CDC Traveler's Health

Information about outbreaks and health conditions in locations around the globe. Provides reference resources and advice on how to stay healthy as you travel.

Country Specific Pages for Africa

Each African country site provides information on the flag, a map, travel advisories, sponsored by U.S. Dept. of State.


Catalog of educational adventures for older adults.


This site features Miniguides that allow users to customize lists of content for 110 destinations worldwide. The Planning Center provides useful links to travel resources around the world. The website's content in contributed by Fodor's more than 600 professional travel writers and editors and presented in an easily navigable, interactive format.

Library of Congress Country Studies

Country Study Books.

Project Visa

Provides links to embassies and consulates in the U.S. and around the world.

Travel Tex

Travel attractions in Texas.


United States Department of State Passport Services

Find out how to apply for a passport, renew a passport, and locate passport agencies.

World Factbook

Country studies with maps and flags.

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