Planning for a successful trip requires a little research and a lot of helpful hints from experienced professionals who can tell you what you need to know before you go. From what to pack and how to get a passport, to finding an ATM machine and selecting a fine restaurant overseas, House of Travel's handy list of WWW resource links for travel tips and destination information will ensure you are an educated consumer long before your journey begins.
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Find out before you go what you will need to operate your modem, broadcast equipment, cell phone and more in foreign countries.
Technology guru Steve Kropla offers a complete how-to list for plugs, voltages and dialing codes around the world.
World Wide Phone Guide
Phone Plugs Used Around the World
World Electric Guide
Electric Plugs and Voltages Used Around the World
International Dialing Codes
World Television Guide
Road News (for the computer-carrying international traveler)