Travel Sites – Asia Pathfinder

Asia–National Geographic

Asia Parks, Asia Park Guide | GORP.com

Asia Tours–National Geographic

Asia Travel Guide | Fodor’s Travel Guides

BBC News Country Profiles

Countries and their cultures

Country Studies – Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
Be sure to check the dates of the articles. Some of the information is dated.

Culturefocus: Cambodia photos. Pictures of Angkor Wat

CultureGrams
Concise reports detailing the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Each report typically includes a regional overview, national anthem audio file, maps, statistics, photographs, biographies of well-known people, and a recipe collection. World Edition articles are aimed at high school users. Kids and States Editions are aimed at grade school users.
Cincinnati Public Library – Research & Homework/ Research Databases REQUIRES Hamilton County Library Card
Kenton County Public Library – Research & Homework/databases/C/culturegrams REQUIRES Kenton County Library Card

Currency Converter | OANDA

Current Travel Warnings

Korea Tour Guide:The Official Korea Tourism Guide Site

Lonely Planet Guides section on Asia

MAPS
SIRS database (NDA’s web page/media center/databases/SIRS/Maps in the box on the far right.
REQUIRES NDA password

Maps and graphics for West Asia

National Geographic Magazines – All print copies located next to the encyclopedias. Check spine labels for countries.

Photos from Flickr with Creative Commons license

Portals to the World from the Library of Congress

Student Research Center – Country Reports – Maps in
Kentucky Virtual Library
 REQUIRES  password

Travel – Kids Web Japan – Web Japan

Vietnam tourism