Want adventure, want to the see the world. Or maybe you just want
to guide a canoe. Look here and find out the lasted over 10,000
adventure related listings.
Curious what really happened to Payne
Stewart? or how about the suicide? mission of Egypt
Air 990? Site contains everything you want to know about airline
safety, lack of it (crashes), and advice. Well worth a look.
Vista's Babel Fish. Because something always gets lost in the
Ever wonder how you go about booking around-the-world airfare. See
travel. A worldwide comprehensive listing of Airlines, Airports,
Rental cars, Hotels, Cruises and Trains all listed alphabetically.
Gear, reviews, advice, passion. Done well, especially the magazine
devoted to photography. Altrec covers almost everything except
diving, but you can still get there from here.
Suppose it's a good question to ask, especially if you fly Garuda
or EVA. These guys have calculated the risk of dying per airport,
airplane and month. And you thought the food would kill you.
Links to the world. More scuba links that you can shake a stick
Intelligence Agency Publications and Reports. It's world
factbook is the reference of choice around the world for country
Medicine Online. Everything you ever wanted to know.
Press Privacy Catalog. Need another passport? a new identity?
Or how about access to international pharmaceuticals?
Black Flag Adventure Forum. Say you were in Casablanca during
WW2 and needed information about how to get out, or strangely enough,
how to get in. Why you would go to Ricks, everybody goes to Ricks.
Well today, you would check out the Black Flag. Perhaps the best
site in the world with up-to-date information about travel, gun
running, and getting in and out of hot spots around the world. The
man himself, RYP,
even provides pithy color commentary.
Shark Mania. And it is a mania. A compendium off all things
sharks. Possible everything you ever wanted to know about sharks
is contained somewhere on this site. Check out the links page for
a list of shark trips and photo galleries, among other things.
Best of the Web. What a great time killer. There's even a SCUBA
Glamour. Dedicated to glamour models and photographers. If you
manage to get past the models, check out the great tips
The largest and best search engine on the net. Try the the Google
directory searches for Scuba
White Shark Database. Links of links of links...everything you
wanted to know about the great misunderstood beast.
Herald Tribune. I've told myself I won't say "the best"
anymore. If you want news from all over the world, check it out.
International Shark Attack File. Hosted by the Floride Museum
of Natural History, the ISAF is *the* place to go for information
on shark attacks.
International Society of Travel Medicine. If you're wondering
about the bugs before you go, check out this site.
Travel and Health. The World Health Organization maintains this
vaccinations requirements and health advice page, which is quite
Photo. San Francisco-based
photo + digital services. Great service, great results.
One of the many ubiquitous map sites. Enjoy.
MapQuest.com. It seems obvious, but you gotta know to get from
here to there.
Need a glass bottom boat, submarine, sea plane, or scuba phone?
Of course you do.
A Singapore-based site that features photojournalism. Great design,
very slick presentation, beautiful photography.
Links to everything Nikon. Indispensable.
Photographer. A great magazine for those who get outdoors with
Release Form. Standard form for non-aquatic life.
Their Heidelberg drum scanner makes all the difference. Incredible
World Rescue. So you got there and now find yourself unexpectedly
detained by some friends you've just met. Hopefully you've left
these guy's phone number with someone at home. The intro is worth
checking out if for nothing else. The Alerts
and Warnings section is actually pretty nice. I really liked
the section on Non-Combantant
Content aggregation at it's finest. A site brought to by Matt Drudge's
dad and it's quite useful.
for Tropical Medicine. The University of Alabama at Birmingham
maintains an excellent site with links to Travel Medicine Recommendations,
Travel Warnings and Consular Information, and Background Information.
The site also links to their Key
Clinical Tropical Medicine Sites. If you got the bug, check
these guys out.
Explorers Society. Want to follow in the footsteps of the great
explorers? Look no farther.
Another nice scuba portal. Follow a link and get lost for a while.
A excellent resource for natural history books. If you need a fish
books, it's probably here.
Serpents and Lake Monsters. An excellent resource on all strange
things real or imagined underwater. Unfortunately, the site insists
you download some cursor program--shame.
Nice background information on UW photography and good tips and
The typical American airline seat is growning narrower--around 17.5
inches, while the typical American butt is growing larger. This
site reveals the kind of information that was once known only by
airline insiders. Get the secrets of the airline seating charts,
stuff like...a UA Boeing 777-200, seats C through G in rows 39 and
40 are narrower than others on the plan due to the curvature of
the fuselage in the rear.
Bots" anyone? These guys scour the web for the cheapest airline
tickets from the airlines and other travel sites. Qixo.com,
all basically do the same thing with wildly different results. Check
'em out soon because they probably won't last.
Need a recreational submarine? Want to show Paul Allen who's really
the boss underwater? Or better yet, have a hankering to see a coelacanth
hanging out 600 feet down? Nuytco Research's DeepWorker submarines
is dubbed the "sports car of submersibles." You should
also check out Olympic Submarine Technologies (olysub.com)
Zone Converter. Find out what time it is back home before you
make that call.
Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
maintains this site. Always worth a look when traveling off the
Claims to be the best travelogues on the net. Right. Like this site
contains the best UW photography on the net. It's hit or miss.
Photo Contests. Courtesy of the folks at UWPhoto.org.
Photography. From Peter Rowlands, a kick ass web-only underwater
photography magazine. The first issue is out and it's impressive.
Environmental Program Coral Reef Unit. An excellent resource
on the health of the world's coral reefs. Includes the new publication,
world atlas of coral
Copyright Office. Protect your work now. Here's how.
State Department Travel Warnings. The official story. Chronicles
all those places you may not be welcome. Some good background information
on country specific problems though usually several months out of
Whalesharks, whose got whalesharks? These guys do.
You gotta know, right? An interesting site the tells you what's
going on around the world at festivals, events and locations. A
ton of cool stuff here. Check out "100
Things To Do Before You Die"
Diving Zone. A site of SCUBA diving sites organized in sections.
Best Bars. Here's where to go when you're thirsty on the road.