Places to GO - take
- the best budget travel site on the web and the Thorn Tree, a great
travel forum for answering those tough questions
Boots N All -
another budget travel site that is gaining in popularity and has
alot of useful info. They boast travel experts who will answer
Travel - my recommended site for airline tickets, esp RTW. They
are great at offering lots of options and allowing you to choose
which airline you prefer when piecing together an itinerary.
- another agency specializing in RTW tickets.
Travel Bulletin Board - an alternative to the LP Thorn Tree
travel forum with a focus on India and the region
Nepal News -
Up-to-date News and Information from the Mercantile Media Group
which own Nepal's Major Publications.
- The best, most outstanding paper
produced in Nepal. Published weekly, their commentary, analysis and
stories are insightful, logical (not always present in Nepal) and
Online - Up-to-date news both English and Nepali from Nepal's
major daily, Kathmandu Post / Kantipur
Info Nepal -
Excellent Directory for all on-line resources pertaining to Nepal
including info on government, education, tourism, culture etc.
- Nepali Publication covering South Asia. Well researched and
written and a world class publication.
Tourism Board - Government Tourism Board
- Nicely Organized Site for Trekking the Himalayas
Trek Info -
Trekking Information Resource
- A nice new website promoting the wonders of Nepal with detailed
information on alot of different places in Nepal, not usually
Nepal - Tourism, Travel and Trekking Information
People's War in Nepal - The Maoists on-line
Mahila Web -
Directory and Info on gender issues in Nepal
- A fantastic site of a group in Kathmandu presenting art
exhibitions, photo essays, and other cultural offerings. If you
can't make it to Nepal, this is the next best thing for true
Boonies - Detailed Travel Log of Nepal and India that is nicely
written and detailed.
The Toke Zone -
Enter only if you are not offended by the pompitous of love, and
there is a lot of love, and also alot of really good, highly
detailed info there.
Wide Wanderings - Site covering the RTW travels of a couple with
nice extras and good design
Library - large library of travel logs on every country in the
world from the crap to polished pieces
the Manali-Leh Highway - Very detailed travelogue that makes you
want to get up and cycle!
Dave on Trek
- a nicely designed site with rich and stunning photography of Nepal
and the Himalayas.
E-Lopers - A
couple of crazy kids who are trying to get married over and over
again all around the world.
- a guy, a backpack and all of India
- Join their Urgent Action Group or FAST and send emails in support
of political prisoners around the world
The Hunger Site
- One click a day will feed one person, one meal, so bookmark it and
- For those who want to make a difference, go online and search
through a database of volunteer opportunities overseas.
The Tibetan Govt in
Exile - official homepage with all the latest info and upcoming
Dalai Lama appearances and teaching.
Rights Library - the best human rights database and links on the
Foreign News & Affairs
World Service - Excellent news coverage of every
region in the world accompanied by analysis and in-depth reporting.
Includes video and audio clips.
CNN On-Line - Alternative global news site
with an emphasis on south asia
- Analysis and info on any country in the world
Stuff I like...besides
Nepal and travel
Buffy the Vampire
Slayer Official Website - ok, I am an addict, positively
addicted to some of the best TV ever (besides Homocide) the Buffy
musical was amazing!
Slayer which hosts sites for both Buffy and Angel. The Buffy
Cross and Stake site is one the best all-around sites and a frenzied
board for talking all things Buffy.
Guide - the best one on the web
- This show sports some of the best edgiest music on TV, and you can
find all song and band info here.
Eziba - although
not fair trade, they have great handicrafts from around the world.
The One Ring
- For Tolkien fans, the best all around site with news, info and
other, esp the new Lord of the Rings movie!
Fair Trade Global Marketplaces - shop
with a conscience at these sites and support fair trade practices that benefit
at the grass-roots level.
On-Line Travel Magazines
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