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Foreign Countries : Cultural Resources

State Department Travel Information


The Department of State's travel website is the first place to look at when planning an overseas trip. This website has information on travel warnings, visa information, country information, and several other helpful tips for when travelling abroad.

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention : Travelers' Health

Check for health updates about the countries you will be visiting before you leave the U.S.  Make sure you have all necessary vaccinations.  This site will help you to be aware of any outbreaks or concerns you may need to be aware of before you travel to certain countries.

Travel Publisher Websites

For travel information and ideas visit the websites of the major publishers of travel books.

Additional Websites for Traveling Abroad


Online Travel Itinerary Mobile Apps

Check out the apps from the Department of State to download to your phone.  Get information on airports, security, embassies and visas.



Research the weather for your travel location before you leave on your trip.  This will be helpful in knowing what to pack.  Enter the city you will be visiting in the search box.  You can get 5 Day and 10 Day forcasts.