Amtrak <http://www.amtrak.com/> -- In addition to route and fare information, this site has a page called Fun and Games, which includes a Caost Starlight passenger photo gallery, and a link to The Coast Starlight, which gives the history of this route between Los Angeles and Seattle and describes activities such as on--board wine tasting.
Travelocity <http://www.travelocity.com> -- Book reservations for planes, rental cars, cruises, and hotels.
Best Travel Store <http://www.bt-store.com/>
United Air Lines <http://www.ual.com>
British Airways <http://www.british-airways.com>
Hertz Rental Cars <http://www.hertz.com>
Avis Rental Cars <http://www.avis.com>
City Pages on Yahoo! <http://travel.yahoo.com/> -- offeres city pages for 12 metropolitan areas. Each city page gives a local Web directory with information about business and shopping, entertainment and arts, and travel and transportation (including local guides and lodging). Yahoo! also has many country pages, however, because they are in the language of the country, only certain ones are useful for students of English.
CityNet <http://citynet.com> -- a popular site that provides a wealth of information about cities around the world.
PBS's Going Places <http://www.pbs.org/wnet/goingplaces3/> -- After choosing a destination, students can watch a slide show and read The Insider's Guide for ideas about places to visit in the city.
50 Places of a Lifetime <http://www.nationalgeographic.com/traveler/intro.html> -- Do you like to travel? What's the most interesting or exciting place that you've ever been to? This site, from National Geographic magazine, is a list of the 50 greatest places on earth to visit. Explore some of these places; maybe you'll get some ideas for your next vacation!
Bed and Breakfast Inns Directory, Over 27,000 Bed and Breakfasts Worldwide. <http://www.bedandbreakfast.com/finder.asp> -- "Have you ever stayed in a Bed and Breakfast? A B&B is a small hotel that serves breakfast to its guests every morning. Most B&B's are old houses that have been converted into B&B's."
Christine's Links to Useful
TESL/CALL Web Sites
Last Updated: April 15, 2014
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