Before you go anywhere, there’s a lot of planning that needs to be done. A good, enjoyable trip is one that is going to have some organization to it but still allows you to go with the flow as you need it. Here are some of the best resources we’ve found to help get you ready for your big adventure…

aradbul3 Accommodation
camping · hostels · hotels · rentals · home exchange
aradbul3 Activities
alpine skiing · diving · golf · leave no trace camping · ecotourism · rock climbing · sky diving · surfing · wine tourism
aradbul3 Backpacking
packing · routes · advice · insurance · tours · buses · visas · travel terms · adventure tourism · suggested itineraries · flashpacker
aradbul3 Communication
phone cards · mail · int’l calling · languages · polite phrases · tefl
aradbul3 Government
passports · tourism offices · visas · embassies · schengen agreement · travel warnings
aradbul3 Guidebooks
pictures · phrases · destinations · chick lit · travel writing
aradbul3 Health & Safety
animals · insurance · vaccinations · food & drink · jet lag · reciprocal health care · stds · smoking · travel advisories · the sun · women travelling alone · war zones · severe weather · medical tourism · developing countries · important links
aradbul3 Message Boards
travel forums
aradbul3 Money
currency converter · discount cards · budgeting · bargaining · begging · common scams
aradbul3 Newsletter
subscribe · world news · industry news · other newsletters · rss
aradbul3 Programs & Exchanges
work · study · volunteer · teaching english · places to learn · getting a travel job · the world’s best…
aradbul3 Round the World
trip planner · routes · newsletter · advice · weather · time · electricity · shoe sizes · clothing sizes · metric converter · world heritage sites · best travel months · top ten ·biggest things around · world’s fair
aradbul3 Random Bits
disabled travellers · gay and lesbian travel · gap year · honeymoon travel · budget travel · travel writing · travelling alone · world’s fair · top ten lists
aradbul3 Transportation
air · animal · auto · international driving permit · bike · coach · rail · subway · freighter travel · car rental ·  cruise ships · tramping · hitchhiking · carnet de passage