Other Web Resources

Utilitarian Sites for Foreign Travelers

The Currency Converter: Convert 164 different currencies using today's values - or get historical exchange rate data all the way back to 1990 (NOTE: A very useful tool to fill expense accounts after those whirlwind trips!).

YAHOO Currency Converter: Quick check on exchange rates. Find out just how many pesos that stack of bills turns into. 

U.S. State Department: Latest travel advisory from the US State Department. Counsular Information Sheets.

CIA World Factbook 2003: See what the US Government says about any country in the world. 

Center for Disease Control: Travel advisories for certain countries with respect to diseases. Find out just what kind of shots you are going to need before you go.