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Best Traveler's Information Websites - please add your favorites

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I do a lot of planning before I go on a trip. These are some of the websites I consult to gather information about the countries I will be visiting. I tried to include everything I could think of. I especially like to listen to the radio and read the newspaper in English before I go. I am still missing a good website for local events and festivals. I also need more local street map websites. Please, please, please add your favorite websites to the list!

Country Information:

Time Zone (including Daylight Savings):

Future Time Calculator (to confirm daylight savings calculations):



Sunrise & sunset:

Phases of Moon:

Star charts:

Airport Information:

Telephone (including Country Codes):


Currency Converter: includes pictures of currency

Country Maps:

City Maps:

CDC (including vaccination recommendations):

Travelers’ Advisories:

Quick Translations:

List of Embassies:

Online Newspapers:

Online Radio Stations by Country:

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