Looking to get away? Why not check out one of the world's most popular
travel destinations? They may not be original, but there's a reason these
regions are hot spots.
There's something for everyone on this continent: the
culture of Sydney and Melbourne, the wild of the Outback, the beauty of the
Great Barrier Reef. For comprehensive sites about all things Australia, try
After investigating the possibilities, you can book reservations at Yahoo! Travel.
Crystal waters. White sand beaches. Near-perfect
temperatures. Is this paradise found or what? For a huge listing of
accommodations, tours and activities, check out Go Hawaii. The Hawaii State Vacation Planner also includes comprehensive info about vacationing
on Hawaii's main islands.
A trip to East Asia wouldn't be complete without a visit
to this dynamic city. Travel.com.hk says it's the
one-stop shop for travelers -- and with good reason. The site offers
everything from food and lodging info to consulates and visa requirements.
Also worth a look is Lonely Planet's Destination Hong Kong.
Two reasons to visit: It oozes history and Newsweek dubbed
it the coolest city on the planet. LondonNet is
a wonderful online magazine packed with tourist info and features about the
hottest attractions in the area. LondonTown.com
is another great all-encompassing site.
New York City
Combine a melting pot of cultures with cool tourist
attractions like Times Square and the Statue of Liberty, and you have one
must-see urban area. The New York Convention and Visitor's Bureau offers everything you could possibly want to know
about the Big Apple, including a calendar of events, sample itineraries and a
place to book hotels online. Other quality sites include 123NewYork.com and Time Out: New York.
With its mix of old world charm and contemporary culture,
Paris is a city that can't be missed. The Paris Pages
is the creme de la creme of resource guides. Also worth a look is the Paris
France Guide, a cool online magazine with
tons of event listings plus links to hotel and dining options.
Imagine going on an African safari, seeing Mt. Kilimanjaro
and snorkeling among the reefs of Zanzibar. At the Tanzania Tourist Board's
official site, you筶l find everything
you need to know about the country -- including lodging, attractions and
Thanks to author Frances Mayes ("Under the Tuscan Sun,"
"Bella Tuscany"), this region of Italy is more popular than ever. Knowital is a great place to start. The site includes information about the region and its most popular cities.