Make Friends With Travel

May 27, 2010

It’s not always easy finding the time to research where you want to go, when you should go, what tours and activities are available, how to get around and all the other questions that have to be answered. So why not let the information come to you?

Iceland is my friend.

Facebook is a handy tool for more than just farming and poking people. By “Like”ing or “Friend”ing travel groups that interest you, you can get a daily feed of new travel opportunities, deals and news.

Many of these sites are well monitored, so if you have a question about applying to Semester at Sea, or about what kind of Eurail ticket you should buy for Italy, leave them a comment and someone should reply to you soon.

Travel agents and tour providers:

Work and study programs:

(Many countries have multiple unofficial fan pages, so don’t believe everything you read until you’ve checked the page out.)

  • Iceland – Official page, and very funny. Something about an island talking about itself in the first person makes me laugh.
  • France
  • Australia – Official page

General travel:

Lonely Planet

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