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Sail7Seas did such a good job of posing new questions yesterday, I got inspired! So here's one:

What are your favorite internet travel sites (plus link, if you can.) Other than HollandAmerica.com and CruiseCritic.com of course!

Here are mine:

www.mimimus.biz -Tiny travel packets of almost everything. You'll go nuts!

www.eBags.com

www.longitudebooks.com - All travel books and maps for every destination

www.flightview.com - Flight tracking

www.seatguru.com - Don't book airline seats without it!

www.sleepinginairports.com - Just for fun

And, of course, Magellans.com and TravelSmith.com

 

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This is a GREAT thread. I've bookmarked it. :)

 

Here's more of my favorites...

 

http://cruiseclues.com/ Anything about cruising, menus, daily programs, and more here.

 

 

http://www.lifeiscruising.com/ Lots of port information and pictures. General cruise information...mostly Carnival and Princess, but still lots of good "general" information. If you click on this site, and it comes up blank, try it again.

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So here's one:

What are your favorite internet travel sites (plus link, if you can.) Other than HollandAmerica.com and CruiseCritic.com of course!

Here are mine:

www.mimimus.biz -Tiny travel packets of almost everything. You'll go nuts!.......

Great list and an excellent idea.

FWIW, the first site on your list is actually: http://www.minimus.biz/

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Bruce-r:

Right you are! My bad! I tried to edit it and can't. Sorry everybody! It's a great site, too.:o

Cindy

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We have done extensive land tours over the last ten years. My DW is always concerned about the "facilities" available in the various countries. In fact, such considerations sometimes limit the countries she is willing to visit. Therefore the following web sit is extremely useful!:D

 

www.thebathroomdiaries.com

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:D I like the bathroomdiaries.com, too! A good book is, "There is No Toilet Paper On the Road Less Traveled." Doesn't sugar-coat anything!

 

I also forgot one of my favorite sites:

www.kroooz-cam.com (Note the three "o"s in "kroooz")

Sorry...."cams" has an "s". See corrected link below!

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:D I like the bathroomdiaries.com, too! A good book is, "There is No Toilet Paper On the Road Less Traveled. Doesn't suger-coat anything!

 

I also forgot one of my favorite sites:

http://www.kroooz-cams.com (Note the three "o"s in "kroooz")

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love love love tripadvisor.com also:

http://www.frommers.com great destination information

http://www.maztravel.com all kinds of info on Mazatlan

http://www.travel2vegas.com for everything you need to know about Vegas !

http://www.lonelyplanet.com another great travel site

and gruesome as it may seem, http://www.stormcaribe.com It's a site about Caribbean hurricane info and really came in handy when trying to find out how all the islands and people faired last year

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whew, just finished copying and pasting to WORD all these great websites so I can peruse at my convenience thanks for all your wonderful sites.

 

on another thread the following site was given to look for books for your cruise to read at great discounted prices:

http://www.bookcloseouts.com

I have used it to order several books for our church library and to see how many books I can use for the summer.

Linda

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I just found portreviews.com for detailed information about how to do European ports on your own, I think that they have sections on all ports. Sorry don't know how to do the link thing.

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Some of my favorites have already been mentioned, but I can add:

 

For tracking airline flights (so you can know where a flight is at any given time)

Flight Explorer

Flight Tracker

 

To find out about just about any airline in the world -

Directory of Airline Web Sites

 

Disability Travel and Recreation Resources

 

And since our other favorite vacation besides cruising is Disney World –

Deb Wills All Ears

Disney Information Station WDW info

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and gruesome as it may seem, www.stormcaribe.com It's a site about Caribbean hurricane info and really came in handy when trying to find out how all the islands and people faired last year

 

Thanks, jfishe, for providing this link. I've been all around the web trying to find a good site for hurricane info. Mainly because I wanted to find out what islands have suffered severe damage in the past couple years as I plan our next cruise to the Western caribbean. Sidenote: although stormcaribe.com does re-direct you, it is actually www.stormcarib.com (no E at the end). Great link!

 

And one of my favorites: www.wikipedia.com . This is actually an online encyclopedia, but if you type anything in the search box, i.e., "Tortola", it will bring up a page filled with facts on Tortola, BVI, links to things such as major towns, maps, etc. I've learned quite a bit about the islands I want to visit this way. And its helpful for anything you want to learn about, not just travel. I got some great hurricane info from here recently when I wanted to find out just how badly hit the Cayman islands and Cozumel were. You can really get caught up in this site as you travel from link to link to link....

 

Great thread - this is the kind of stuff that keeps me addicted to CC!:cool:

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I am so very sorry at 52, I had to retype my word page this am when asked for it, as I did it yesterday and printed it off my computer just to look at them at my leisure, if I forgot one I blame my bifocals and the fact that as a school nurse I was seeing children, bouncing up and down and typing at the same time. Forgive me.

Linda

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Linda -

 

My links are imbedded in post #22. Here they are again as plain links:

 

http://www.flightexplorer.com/

 

http://www.flytecomm.com/cgi-bin/trackflight

 

http://www.travel-watch.com/airlink.htm

 

http://www.makoa.org/travel.htm

 

http://allearsnet.com/contents.htm

 

http://www.wdwinfo.com/

 

Also if anyone is planning on visiting ANY of the links you've copied, it is handy to save them in a Word document, rather than just printing. They will remain 'active' in Word (at least in newer versions) and just have to click on them to go to the site - rather than having to enter the (sometimes long, unusual) address by hand.

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Thanks for posting all these great sites! A fun chat site for Europe with lots of current info, especially Italy and France, is slowtalk.com

 

Elizabeth

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