There are millions of travel sites to chose from on the web although only a
handful are visited by the majority of Americans. There are two
basic types of travel sites:
Reservation and booking services. Such as airlines, cruises,
hotels, etc. They also offer vacation packages. They may
have some good tourist information for popular destinations, but not
always detailed information. They sometimes have links to other
websites with more complete information.
It is usually best to do your own web research on a destination, tour
company, or planned adventure before making reservations or
bookings. Using travel agents are especially a good idea if you
are not web savvy or don't want to spend the time doing your own
Travel and tourist information sites. These sites
specialize in providing detailed travel and tourist information for
countries and cities of the world and for various travel topics.
Some provide first-hand information from people who live there or people
who have traveled to a destination or have information about hotels,
vacation packages, tour companies etc. All travel magazines have on-line
versions although often in less detail. You may have to subscribe to the
The ebizmba.com website maintains a list of the
Top 15 travel
Websites based on the number of visits by web users.
We don't have the desire or resources to compete with them. Our niche is to
give you a brief description and links to a selection of popular, or
otherwise useful, travel sites that have good information on a city, country
or region of the world. We also link to websites that cover specific
travel topics. These are all personally selected based on a review of
the websites content, layout and user friendliness.
We are not an affiliate of any booking or reservation websites.
However, we do provide links to major travel websites that do bookings
Top 15 Travel Websites
We have a good Travel Library stocked with over 250 travel topics and a
Language Library covering various language topics.
Notice the handy
navigation panel on the left. Use it to quickly get to where you want to go
on our website. The table below provides a quick overview of our Travel
We also have a wonderful
Language Library. The purpose of our
language library is to make it easy for you to find products to help you
learn a little of the languages of the countries you will be visiting or to
find products and language schools to immerse yourself in a specific
language. Note: All our city and country pages under
the World Links section have links to our webpage for the major languages
spoken in that place.
Some Nice Things about our Travel Library
You can reach any of our Travel Library topics using the
on the left.
believe in the 3-Clck Rule. You should be able to find
anything you are looking for within 3 clicks.
We have over 250 travel topics with links to excellent and
comprehensive sites that cover a subject.
We love charts (i.e., tables) because you can see at a glance
the information. This makes it easier for you to research
a travel topic or destination. We also have some charts on
travel topics and certain destinations that are unique. A
good example of one of these charts is our
Visit a Desert
chart on our
Desert Travel page.
When we link to another website, our policy is to drop you off
on the page at that website that has the information you are
looking for so you don't have to drill down. We are
successful in doing this about 95% of the time. Otherwise we
will get you as close as possible.
Although we are an affiliate of the companies that are listed in
our Legal Notice and on our Village Shop page, that does not
keep us from linking to whomever we feel has good information
for your trip.