Here are a few links that I think you might enjoy.
- A great free email service. Not only do you get free email, you
also get voice mail and fax, all in one place, and all for free!
I use this service for my voice mail and fax access, and I have
been very impressed.
- This site offers all sorts of tools for the webmaster. Guestbooks, bulletin
boards, counters, email forms, etc. These features are used all over this
site. I have been extremely pleased with their services, and whole-heartedly
- This company offers a product which allows you to send and
receive email over standard phone lines, without needing a
computer or modem. I used my device extensively, to update my
travel reports when I'm far from an internet cafe. I highly
recommend their product for all travelers who want to stay
connected with email.
These sites provide various services to travelers, including
on-line guides, places to store your own travelogues, and travel
My personal links - This is a
page where I keep my own links that I have been using to plan my
trip, but they hopefully will be of use to others.
- Lonely Planet is a great place for travel information.
Their traveler's bulletin board, the Thorn Tree is a great
place to post questions for the traveler community. They
also offer free email, inexpensive long distance
service, and data vaults from their
- This site was recommended to me as a great resource for
women travelers- "The premier travel resource for
- IgoUgo is a site which provides a great place to either read
other travelers' logs or to write your own. You even get
rewards when people read your postings!
Round - This site has a great interface for
saving and cataloging your travel photos. You can
also look up other people's photos by location.
Insights - This site is a repository for all things
related to travel stories, including original stories
as well as travel book reviews.
- This site also provides a great place to either host your
own travelogue or read others' logs.
- Travel stories from novice/experienced authors.
Profits go to grassroots development projects in
the 'Developing World'.
Travel Pictures and Links
- This site invites visitors to guess where
in Asia various photos have been taken, and
also has a links page
which has many great links for Asian
- This is probably the largest "on-line guide book" site
I've seen. It is great if you are looking for current tips
for upcoming travels.
- This site is a wonderful source for both travel tips and
travelogues. Always a pleasure to visit.
These are travelogues from friends I've met along the way
or links to directories of travelogues.
- Yahoo provides a short but well researched list of
travelogues, including people canoeing, biking, kayaking,
motorcycling, walking, or just adventuring around the
globe. Coincidentally, it includes a link to
- Travel Hog has taken travel stories from all
over the web and put them in one place,
sorted by country and author. This is a
great place to find an author you like.
- This index from the Travel Library has a long list of
- Phillip Greenspun is infamous for his photo journeys, and
the stories he writes are wonderful. His
photo.net site is also
a popular stop for photographers.
- This is the page of my friend Toshi, a Japanese cyclist who
is on a three year bike tour of the world! We met in
Ecuador. (This page isn't updated frequently.)
- This is a great travel site from someone who also chronicled
their travels on the web.
Hitch Hiking Around the World
- This site is done by a couple who are hitch hiking their way
around the world. Having done only short hitch hiking stints
myself, I have great respect for anyone who can travel the whole
way, one ride at a time! Who ever said that traveling had to
be expensive or complicated?
- This is the site of a fellow traveler that I have been
communicating with by email. He is following a similar path
to me, including motorcycling through Mexico, Central and
South America. Check his progress along the way.
Here are some great sources for travel goods
- This is my favorite travel store, located in San Francisco.
While you can't order over the web, if you're in SF, be sure
to check them out.
- This is one of the best sources I've found for travel
clothing and accessories. While many of the items cater
more to business travelers than adventure travelers,
there are still some good finds.
Walk About Travel
- A little know place that has lots of good stuff, from
power converters to water filters to soaps. I've been
happy with my orders from them.
Here are some other cool sites worth checking out
- This is the homepage for my friends' Spence and Amy's bar in
Bernal Heights, San Francisco. They are gratiously hosting
AdventureProne.com on their server.
- This is a site with all sorts of great stuff, including
personal essays, travel reports, and links to other great sites.