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Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Top Travel Guides – A Short Overview

There are so many wonderful places in the world it is tough to settle on a destination for a vacation. And even if you have decided on a particular destination, you will have to decide on airfare, accommodations, and other aspects of the trip. For those that are curious as to how to put together the right travel itinerary, it becomes helpful that you explored the best travel guide sites on the internet. Some of these top sites are assuredly helpful in terms of their ability to provide much needed insight into where to visit and what to do when they get there.

Keep in mind the fact that there are a lot of travel sites that boast about being the best. It is pretty easy to claim to be the best but delivering on expectations is much more complex. All of the top sites such as Frommer’s, Lonely Planet, and Fodor’s all have something in common: they are comprehensive in nature. In short, any information you would wish to learn about a particular destination will be made available on such travel guide sites. The information on these sites is also well presented, regularly updated, accurate, and, yes, entertaining. But, are these the only top travel guide sites on the internet? For those that seek them out, it becomes helpful to discover there are other excellent travel guide sites on the net that are well worth looking into. Here is a brief glimpse at some of them….

TravelChannel.com: This is a solid website that covers its subject matter from a number of angles. And there are also various different media employed to present the information. Do you like reading about travel destinations? You can do so on this site as there are reviews and articles galore. For those that prefer audio or video presentation, such multimedia files are well represented…and well worth exploring.

MyTravelGuide.com: Consider this travel guide somewhat of a communal approach to the process. You can interact with other members and learn about their travel experiences. Of course, you can always share your own and add to the value of this excellent and engaging site. Some sites are a little dry in their approach. That is not the case with this one as it remains an outstanding interactive travel guide that has something for everyone.

World66.org: Upon first look at this travel guide site, one might assume it is a bit derivative of wiki. While that may be the case to a certain degree, it is not a negative. Actually, it is a major positive as the concept of wiki style entries makes it a lot easier to ensure the website stays properly updated. This means it will stay informative, enlightening, and enjoyable to read. Now that is a solid triumvirate…

Travel guide sites do have a lot of value which is why anyone planning a trip should look towards reviewing such guides when planning. Then again, you could also read them to dream about those destinations you may wish to explore in the far off future as well.

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  1. Natalie says:

    I love watching travel sites. I recently changed my satellite dish and along with it, the travel sites disappeared. If I had known then I would never have changed

  2. RonLeyba says:

    Travel guides discussed above don’t differ much from online travel magazines. All of them offer good things and insights for travelers. They are really a good help.