Links to Travel Resources

Listed below are links to a number of websites offering travel planning or travel information.  All have been reported as helpful though none are endorsed by William & Mary.  Note: Pages will open in a new browser window.

Learn about Spain

The Tourist Office of Spain, USA   Almost everything you ever wanted to know about traveling to Spain!  A comprehensive site created by an American who loves Madrid; active message board.

The portal of the city of Madrid.  Vividly see what the city has to offer.  You can click on the English version.

CIA World Factbook - Spain  Geography, people, government, etc.

Spain...on the Road Again  A prime-time public television series which debuted in October 2008.  Four people, including actress Gwyneth Paltrow, take the ultimate road trip in Spain, exploring regional cuisine, art, history, and culture.  13 one-hour episodes are available on iTunes or DVD.

Planning Info

U.S. Department of State  Passport info, travel alerts, government travel publications.

Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door  Travel tips, guide books, videos, travel gear (backpacks, clothesline, money belt, etc.), links to other sites.


STA Travel  A complete travel resource for students, including discount student airfares, travel gear and more.  Cheap airfare; lots more!

Travel Guides

Let's Go budget travel guides.  Good list of travel resources and links.  Spain blog.

Lonely Planet  Spain guide and digital guides.

Rick Steves' Spain travel guide.  Also, Europe Through the Back Door.

Rough Guides travel books.

Spain by train - guide to exploring eight of Spain's most popular sites via Madrid's rail system

GSM Cell Phones (European frequency)

STA Travel  Cell phones for Spain starting at $29.  Another source for GSM cell phones starting at $19.