Below is a list of travel resources that travelers, backpackers and motorcycle travelers may find useful:


US Department of State - Website for USA passport, visa and travel advisories. - Great country maps and information - General encyclopedia information - Free travel guide information - Some free and some for purchase travel guide information - Book about 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Weather information for travel planning - Reservations for airfares, hotels, automobiles - News from around the world or your city. – Offers free maps to members (Mexico/Central America, South America) – Smart Traveler Enrollment Program to registration with US State Dept. – Free Garmin maps of Latin America and other countries - Language learning and exchange
REI - Online and Storefront Retailer for outdoor gear
Sierra Trading Post - Online and Storefront Discount Retailer for outdoor gear

MOTORCYCLE INFO: - Global forum and information for overland motorcycle travel - Global forum for overland motorcycle travel - Forum for Suzuki DR650 motorcycle information
Two Wheeled Texans - A forum for Texans who ride motorcycles.
Adventure Motorcycling Handbook by Chris Scot - A classic how to book about motorcycle travel.

ACCOMMODATION INFO: - Website for finding and booking hostels worldwide. - Website for finding a short term couch/bed/place to stay - Website for short-term room, apartment or house stay around the world – Website for finding and booking hostels in Latin America – Website for short-term room, apartment or house stay in Latin America - Website for finding and booking hostels and hotels in Asia. – Website to find volunteer opportunities on organic farms  

TECHNOLOGY INFO: - Website for electronics reviews and software downloads - Website for camera and video camera reviews

FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE INFO: - Bank website with no fee credit and debit cards - Investment website with no fee debit cards – Health/Travel/Motorcycle insurance
Worldwide Travel Insurance - Travel Insurance - Medical Evacuation Insurance

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