This free app (from the award-winning staff of the Orlando Sentinel) is a great on-the-go resource for Florida travel news, information and tips. This digital magazine covers everything from the panhandle through the Central Florida theme parks to the beaches and nightlife of South Florida. Available for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Have wonderful language-learning courses at your fingertips, wherever you go! Hear the pronunciations and learn the vocabulary and grammar through this engaging and easy app for Android smartphones, iPhone, and iPod touch! Create a free Mango Languages account and then download the app.
This is another large online community of world travelers that has a wealth of information and opinion. Ask a question or post your own reviews. The best parts of the site are the user generated travel guides and the searchable forum.
Make a long drive or flight more enjoyable with an audiobook. Find audiobooks in the catalog through an advanced search. Type in a title, author, or subject, and then select CD Book, Playaway, or Downloadable Audio Book for your material type. You can also find books on MP3 by doing a simple keyword search for “mp3 CDB.”
Use this as a search term in a search engine along with the name of your airline. You should find documents that tell you what your airline will or will not do for you if problems arise with your flight.
"RSS" (Really Simple Syndication)
If you use air travel often, you might want to subscribe to your favorite air travel websites' RSS feeds. With an RSS feed, the website sends the information directly to you so you don’t have to constantly check that website. Many air travel websites have RSS feeds and you can get alerts about cheap airfare and other flight information. Read more about how you can subscribe to an RSS feed.
CountryScope can be used to guide students through a project using CountryWatch Youth to learn more about a particular country or culture. Suggested questions and scenarios are given for students to explore with their chosen country. In the left hand menu under "Activities" select "CountryScope for Teachers" to begin building the student activities. (If you are asked to "Log in" use the "Login via IP Address".)
Help your students read, write, and think about their travels with resources from this collaborative website from the International Reading Association, National Council of Teachers of English, and the Verizon Foundation.
Visit this website managed by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, (U.S. Department of State) for travel warnings, alerts, passport information, info about visas – all of the must have information for international travel.
From the Florida Commission on Tourism, this website is the official source for travel planning for Florida. There are many photos and articles to help you research your trip. It includes a special Web page just for Floridians with a featured event and deal section.
Viva Florida 500 is a statewide celebration to highlight the 500 years of historic people, places and events since the arrival of Juan Ponce de León in 1513. This website is maintained by the Florida Department of State.