Cool Travel Tools
The C.I.A. World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Look as you listen. Walk freely while on vacation and learn at your own pace. Each downloaded audio tour comes with multiple mp3 files and a map for each city or destination. Maps are numbered with stopping points that correspond to each audio track. Many free downloads are available.
Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others
Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great. Sharing your best photos with friends and family is as easy as pressing a button!
Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps.
My Trip Journal is a free personal travel website, where you can journal or blog your trips.
Enter a flight (tail number, identifier, or airline name and number) into the form for live flight tracking. Enter an airport code into the form on the left to view activity.
FlightStats collects information from a large number of sources (government, airline, airport and others) and presents an intuitive display of data.
Choose a starting point and an ending point and Simpatigo will create a personalized tour guide with directions.
FlightView Displays keep you well-informed and able to proactively plan around flight delays and cancellations as well as poor weather conditions. Our displays combine real-time information with attractive, high-resolution images to provide valuable information that is easily understood.
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