Guides and Other Resources

Currency Converter

The Universal Currency Converter™, the world’s most popular currency tool, allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations on the Internet, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates.

http://www.xe.com/ucc/

 

Worldtime

One of the easiest of the international time conversion sites around, ideal in case you need to know what time it is in Zimbabwe, or anywhere else!

http://www.worldtimeserver.com/

 

Lonely Planet

Down-to-earth travel information about our little corner of the universe. Read articles, check out the upcoming episode topics, and navigate your way through one of the more entertaining sites around.

http://www.lonelyplanet.com

 

Playbill Online

A great resource for Theater information. Find out what’s showing and where. You can purchase tickets online.

http://www.playbill.com

 

The Weather Channel

All you need to know about current weather conditions and three to five day forecasts throughout the world.

http://www.weather.com/

 

Mapquest

Get door-to-door driving directions, detailed maps, plus helpful travel links.

http://www.mapquest.com

 

Foreign Electrical Power

As Michael Keaton said in Mr. Mom: “Yeah, 220, 221. Whatever it takes.”  Don’t leave home without the right adapters!

http://www.eurocom.com/support/plugs.htm

And here is a selection of adapters for your consideration.

If you have any favorite travel resources, please share them in the comment section below. Thank You!

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