Links To Useful Websites

Destination Information

  • City Search - your guide to everything local
  • Wikipedia - Search for destination information, including geography, history, and culture of the places you visit.
  • Travel Channel - destination information as seen on your favorite Travel Channel shows.
  • Google Earth - Satellite imagery of the places on your trip. For example, check out the Eiffel Tower. (You'll need to subscribe to access Google Earth.)
  • Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets - Do you know where it is safe to travel? Check it out before you go.
  • Travel Advice from the British government - the Brits and the US government don't always see things the same way.

    Travel Arrangements

  • Current promotions - special deals on travel worldwide
  • Sacramento Flights - if you would like to book airline tickets, hotels, and rental cars without a professional's assistance.
  • Europe Express - packages for travel to Europe and beyond: you can book it yourself or call me for help at (800) 759-3238.
  • Travel Impressions - packages for travel worldwide, but especially to the Caribbean & Mexico.
  • Fiji - You can book your Hawaii vacation online with South Pacific Holidays.
  • Hawaii - You can book your Hawaii vacation online with All about Tours.
  • South Pacific - You can book your South Pacific vacation online with All about Tours.
  • Las Vegas - You can book your Las Vegas vacation online with All about Tours.
  • Reno - You can book your Reno vacation online with All about Tours.
  • California - You can book your California vacation online with All about Tours.
  • Arizona - You can book your Arizona vacation online with All about Tours.
  • Caribbean - You can book your Caribbean vaction with Rockwell Tours.
  • Sandals & Beaches - your choice for an "ultra all-inclusive" vacation destination.
  • Shore excursions - make the best of your cruise by booking your favorite shore excursions in advance.
  • Auto Europe - your best choice for rental cars for the world's leading rental car broker. Great, too, for hotels, flights, rail, GPS & cellphones, and special packages.

Travel Essentials

Plan Ahead for a Wonderful Trip

  • - your source for guidebooks and books, movies, and music set in your favorite destinations
  • Longitude - "Think of us as a bookstore organized geographically. We've got expert book and map recommendations, featuring hard-to-find maps, field guides, classic accounts of exploration, travel narratives, books on art and archaeology, novels, essays and well-written academic books. Turn to Longitude whenever you travel."
  • SoundGuides - self-guided audio tours for Venice, Rome, London, and Paris. Downloads are free. "SoundGuides deliver a heady mix of straight-talking information, drama, history, banter, gossip and a bit of fun thrown in. This comprehensive and self-guided audio tour of Venice is custom made to enhance your experience without getting in your way. It's the next best thing to having a friend in every city." The guides also include useful tips and fun things to do in these cities. The site also has travelers' reviews and a forum for each city, articles on the city, info on what to do while there, and a handy phrase book to print and take with you.
  • Magellan's - aims "to be the worlds most trusted source of travel supplies by providing a superior selection of travel products to make travel more comfortable, safe, and rewarding, and by providing the best possible customer experience."
  • Global Cellular - For when you need to stay in touch even when you are away.
  • - info on how to use your credit card to maximize rewards, including getting more frequent flyer miles. This website tells about special limited time discounts that may be available if you have and use a particular credit card.
  • Credit Card Goodies - info on how to use your credit card to maximize rewards, including getting more frequent flyer miles. This site has a page that guides you in finding the best card for you given your specific goals.

Travel Related Organizations


  • Charity Navigator - "America's premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of America's largest charities."
  • National Charities Reports Index - current BBB Wise Giving Alliance reports on charities and other organizations that solicit nationally.
  • Catholic Charities - "The largest private network of social service organizations in the United States works to support families, reduce poverty, and build communities."
  • International Aid Locator - use map to find charities working in countries outside the US.
  • American Institute of Philanthropy - top-rated charities list.
  • Nature Conservancy - "the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people."

Search Engines

  • - online dictionary and classified link search engine.


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