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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:
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

Time Zone (including Daylight Savings):
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=102

Future Time Calculator (to confirm daylight savings calculations):
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedform.html

Latitude/Longitude:
http://www.wunderground.com/

Weather:
http://www.weather.com/
http://www.wunderground.com/

Sunrise & sunset:
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/astronomy.html?n=102
http://www.wunderground.com/

Phases of Moon:
http://www.wunderground.com/

Star charts:
http://www.astroviewer.com/interactive-night-sky-map.php

Airport Information:
http://www.ifly.com/world-airports

Telephone (including Country Codes):
http://www.bellsouth.com/longdistance/clec/at_home/country_codes.html
http://www.countrycodes.com/

Electricity:
http://www.kropla.com/electric2.htm
http://www.international-electrical-supplies.com/electricguide.html
http://image.magellans.com/mitcus/Images/download/magellans_electrical_guide.pdf

Currency Converter:
http://www.oanda.com/converter/travel
http://www.xe.com/ucc/
http://www.foreign-currency.com/currencyguide.htm includes pictures of currency

Country Maps:
http://maps.google.com/

City Maps:
http://maps.google.com/

CDC (including vaccination recommendations):
http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinationList.aspx
http://www.mdtravelhealth.com/destinations/africa/egypt.php

Travelers’ Advisories:
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis_pa_tw_1168.html
http://www.voyage.gc.ca/countries_pays/menu-eng.asp
http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/zw-cgi/view/Advice/
http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travelling-and-living-overseas/travel-advice-by-country/

Quick Translations:
http://babelfish.yahoo.com/

List of Embassies:
http://www.embassyworld.com/

Online Newspapers:
http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/

Online Radio Stations by Country:
http://radiotime.com/region/c_0/Browse_Locations.aspx

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