Other Country Baggers
Ian & Wendy - Fellow travellers!
99 Countries - another country counter!
Worldrider - A motorbike ride around the world
- yes, there are other people out there doing this madness!
- a club for people who have visited more than 100 countries.
- this Gent has done a lot of the world!
www.peakbagger.com - a site about climbing
mountains, with an excellent page defining countries, territories and dependencies - also
has a fab page that shows what's on the opposite side of the planet.
Paul Hider - someone else IS attempting to do the A-Z of countries!
Where the hell is Matt - just click on it!
Peaks and Places
Star Alliance - a group
of large airlines that have a "round the world" tickets.
One World - another group of airlines offering a RTW ticket
Ryan Air - flights in Europe
Easy Jet - flights in Europe
Norwegian - flights to/from Norway
Skyscanner - find cheap flights quickly
- Airlines banned within the EU - who not to fly with
dohop.com - Flight Planner
Help the planet
Climate Care - offset the damage you're doing with all of this travel
Carbon Neutral - another carbon offset company
Cool-Earth - another carbon offset company
The man in Seat 61 - the only
web site you really need for train travel!
Eurostar - 186mph, London to Paris in two hours!
Amtrak - Train travel in the United States.
MonkeyShrine - Wanna travel on the trans-siberian? These are the guys to talk to.
City Night Line - sleeper trains all over europe - book online
Expedia - worldwide booking of planes, hotels and cars
Opodo - another good site for plane tickets
Booking - a Dutch web site for booking hotels
Sleeping in Airports - if you have a long stopover, then this is the site for you!
TravelWiki - Online information
www.seatguru.com - find out where you should try to sit on a plane
Schmap - downloadable travel guides with photos, reviews and dynamic maps
Reading about it?
Lonely Planet - there is
only one guide book to bring with you.
CIA factbook - tells you all the facts about a country!
World Atlas - where is that exactly?
FCO - UK government travel advice.
What and how to pack!
Onebag - a useful site telling you what you have to bring on your travels.
Universal Packing List - goes against my "travel as light as you can" ethos, but can be useful.
Fit for Travel - Health advice from the UK's NHS
Malaria Hot Spots - deals with the threat of Malaria
TravelEx - how much is your money worth abroad?
World66 - try to turn the map red!
Google Earth - travel the world from your armchair
The World - own a bit of "The World"
Sicksack.com - and you thought I was nuts? This guy collects airline sick bags
Spud's Travels - The world's most traveled Potato Head
Cynical Travel - The Cynical Traveller
Antipodes Map - See the other side of the world