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    Online Travel Resources

    Learn About Your Destination

    • Information by country about geography, economy, history, culture, and customs
    • CIA The World Factbook: Detailed information and statistics about every country in the world
    • Culture Smart: Information on the traditions and cultures of countries around the world
    • eDiplomat: Guides to cultural etiquette around the world 
    • Students Abroad: Developed by the U.S. State Department for students traveling and studying abroad
    • The Paperboy: World newspapers by country and language

    Travel Forums

    • Get reviews and recommendations on lodging and things to see from others who have been there
    • Get ideas of places to visit and things to do from entertaining travelogues

    Student Identity 

    Visit the Student Identity page to review resources for LGBTQIA+ students, BIPOC students, and students with disabilities.