Cover - The Traveler's Web
The Traveler's Web

Chapter 2: Travel Guides Online


Online Versions/Excerpts from Printed Guidebooks
Lonely Planet .
Rough Guides
Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door
Michelin Green Guides

Other General Travel Guides
World Travel Guide
WikiTravel - Travel

Country-Specific Guides
Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory
Official Tourist Information Offices Worldwide
Governments on the WWW: Institutions in the Area "Tourism"

Travel Industry Sites for Countries

Some Examples of Country Guide Sites

Some More Country Guide Site Examples
France – Maison de la France
Spain – Welcome to Spain: The Official Website for Tourism in Spain
Italy - Ente Nazionale Italiano per il Turismo (Italian State Tourism Board)
China – China National Tourist Office
Austria - Welcome to Austria; The Austrian National Tourist Office
Mexico – Visit Mexico: Mexico Tourism Board
Germany – Germany Tourism: The German National Tourist Board
Australia – Australia. A Different Light

City Guides
TimeOut – City Travel Guides
Schmap Mag Guides & Map Widgets
Walkabout: The Australian Travel Guide

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Guides To Particular Attractions
Uffizi Your Online Guide to Offbeat Tourist Attractions.

Newspapers' Travel Sections
Some Representative Newspaper Travel Sections
New York Times – Travel
Times Online (London)
Chicago Tribune
Los Angeles Times
USA Today

Travel Magazines Condé Nast Traveler
Travel + Leisure
National Geographic Traveler
Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel

TV and Radio Travel Shows and Channels
Travel Channel

You Can Take It with You - Podcasts
Rough Guides iToors Podcasts
Travel with Rick Steves
Connected Traveler
Lonely Planet Travelcasts
Amateur Traveler Podcast
Wcities Pod CityGuides

Travel Weblogs – Weblogs – Travel Blogs

Travel Discussion Groups and Forums
Virtual Tourist
Lonely Planet – The Thorn Tree
Frommer’s – Message Boards
Rough Guides – Travel Talk
Independent Traveler Message Boards
Google Groups – Hotels and Travel