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Rupees India - live rates
Tips for responsible travel which help you to minimise your impact when you stay in hotels, use transport, buy food and drink.
Times around the world, with valuable information about daylight-saving offsets and other details.
MasterCard ATM Locations
Worldwide Automatic Teller machine locator for cash withdrawal using MasterCard.
Cyber Cafés Worldwide
A database of over 4200 Internet cafes in 140 countries.
Travel with a laptop
If you are considering bringing your own computer on the trip, this useful article offers tips about security for the physical machine and the data it contains, and a suggestion for a suitable carry bag.
Offset Your Travel CO2 Emissions?
Carbon credits from tree planting are a phoney climate fix! This site persuades you not to pay for such things in order to offset the CO2 released on a typical, long-haul flight.
Travel Wiki - Asia
A great idea for a set of dynamic, Frequently Asked Questions about Asia. Travellers continually add to and edit the information contained here, which makes it as current as possible.
As the name implies - select a city, and get current conditions, plus a table of average temperature and rainfall through the year.
Do you need a visa and how much will it cost? Do you need a return ticket? This search engine gives various counties' visa requirements for most nationalities.
Directory and search engine of the world's embassies and consulates.
Map Of India
A zoomable map of India which can be magnified to street level in the towns and cities. Very useful, as it utilises Google Earth but allows fast city searchesl.
Pollution in India
Many visitors are concerned about the levels of air pollution in India's cities. Due to the unbridled growth in private vehicles and goods lorries, this has rocketted in recent years. This site shows real-time air quality for Delhi. Enter another city name at the top right, or use the map.
"The hitchhiker is there so someone can do their good deed for the day." Are you moving by the most basic method of all? This Wiki shows that hitch-hiking is not dead. Helpful info for newbies, notes on cities for the experienced.
World Travel Map
A map of places you have visited. Just tick where you have been and generate a map showing how much of the world's land you've been on. Here's the map I made showing my travels - quite modest, isn't it?
My first footfalls on the winding road of
foreign travel came in 1976. Along the way I've passed through or halted
in many countries in Europe, Australasia and Asia, with time away
from 'home' (somewhere I have defined as different locations at various
times - currently it's Austria) presently totalling over
eight years. Here is a collection of pages on this site of interest to
travellers. I hope you'll find my information and pictures helpful and
inspiring for planning
your trip (or maybe for remembering
one you went on), as you will the selection of external links over
on the right side
Hard information and a few soft options
Security and safety make sense wherever you are
Take your own portable email and Firefox browser
Make your own money belt and stay secure
A feeling for foreign travel - read about it, see the photos
Travel Photo Gallery
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