Travel Reading & Reference

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Top Sites

The Paperboy - Huge directory of thousands of newspapers around the world.

Wildjunket Magazine - A digital flipbook magazine with a focus on outdoor adventures and special interest journeys. Available by single issue or subscription.

Women on the Road - A great site with plenty of advice aimed at empowering women to travel solo. The site also contains a good selection of working abroad articles.

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Avalon Travel Publishing - Over 300 guidebooks under a number of brands, including Moon Handbooks and Rick Steves.

CIA World Factbook - A world reference guide of use to both travellers and those looking to overthrow a small nation.

Drift Surfing - Magazine for surfers.

EuroTravel - I love me a flip page magazine on the interweb and this one, for people interested in or contemplating a European trip, is both free of charge and well worth a read.

Fodors - Guidebook publishers.

Frommers.com - US guidebook publishers that began with the 1957 publication of Arthur Frommer's revolutionary Europe on $5 a Day. Today the Frommer's collection of travel products has expanded to include over 300 guidebooks.

Lets Go - US publisher of travel guides researched and written by Harvard Students. There is plenty to read online too.

Lonely Planet - Needs little introduction. A huge range of books and the best travel message boards on the web.

Matador - I keep coming back to this online travel magazine network for its informative and frequently funny material, from facing your own nationality abroad to hostel sex. Updated with new articles daily, Matador tends to avoid destination articles and concentrates on topics such as green travel, photography, writing, politics and culture.

My Destination - A global travel resource powered by a community of local experts. They also showcase first hand travel stories from their team of professional writers via their blog.

National Geographic Traveler - A quality travel magazine. Famous in pre internet days for giving adolescent boys some their first fleeting glimpses of the female breast.

The Paperboy - Huge directory of thousands of newspapers around the world.

Romar Traveler - A travel journal that gives you a more personal view of some interesting places in the world you might like to explore.

Rough Guides - Respected publisher of travel and other guidebooks.

Time Out - City guidebooks and magazines. Particularly strong on nightlife and entertainment listings.

Travelers' Tales - Publishers of stories, wit and wisdom from travellers around the world.

Travellady Magazine - A great site that has been around since 1995 offering over 13,000 travel articles by over 200 international travel writers who have been there, done that, and bought the T-shirt.

Travellerspoint - A free worldwide travel community with tools and services to help travellers before, during and after their trip.

Travel-Library.com - Travelogues and travel information.

Travel Mag - Great site with lots of interesting and informative articles.

TravelNotes.org - Large directory of articles and information arranged by subject and region. Also an opportunity to submit your own travel writing.

Travel.org - A travel directory that has been around since 1996, and looks it.

Travel.telegraph - The travel pages of the British daily and Sunday newspaper.

Vagabundo Magazine - A digital magazine available to read online or on the Kindle. Copies can be purchased by subscription or by single issue.

Virtual Tourist.com - Worldwide travel guide.

Wavelenghmagazine.co.uk - Europe's longest running surf mag.

Wanderlust - A long standing glossy champion of independent travel. Still going strong since 1993.

Wildjunket Magazine - A digital flipbook magazine with a focus on outdoor adventures and special interest journeys. Available by single issue or subscription.

Women on the Road - A great site with plenty of advice aimed at empowering women to travel solo. The site also contains a good selection of working abroad articles.

World Hum - Travel dispatches from a shrinking planet. The weblog, covering the web's best and worst travel essays, narratives, book reviews and offbeat stories, is worth coming back to time and time again.