TIPS AND SITES FROM THE US GOVERNMENT:

Passports and Passport Services: http://travel.state.gov/passport_services.html

Travelers Health from the CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/travel/

Help for Americans Traveling Abroad by the US State Department: http://travel.state.gov/acs.html

Travel Warning by the US State Department: http://travel.state.gov/travel_warnings.html

Travel Publications Available through the US State Department: http://travel.state.gov/travel_pubs.html

The World FactBook by the CIA: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

GENERAL INTEREST SITES:

Sunrise and Sunset: http://www.mindspring.com/~cavu/sunset.html

Yahoo currency conversion: http://finance.yahoo.com/m3?u

Language translation: http://babelfish.altavista.com/

How to Pack your suitcase: http://ar.essortment.com/howtopackasu_rxyr.htm