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Enlaces: Viajes, turismo y empleo

España

Latinoamérica

Internacional

Empleo y puestos de voluntario

Vuelos

Mapas

 

España

~ Andalucía: Web oficial del turismo andaluz
~ Andarines: Sitio para senderistas (rutas, excursiones, chat, alojamientos, libros, concursos y curiosidades)
~ Federació d'Entitats Excursionistes de Catalunya: Alpinismo, senderismo, esquí (en catalán)
~ Inturjoven: Red de Albergues Juveniles de Andalucía
~ Loschicles.com (Barcelona for students): Tips and information (in English and German) for students studying or working in Barcelona. Universities and language schools; finding accommodation and jobs; things to see and do; photos of Barcelona and the surrounding area
~ Madrid Villa y Corte: Información sobre barrios, edificios, parques, museos, etc.
~ RENFE
~ Softguide Spain (en español e inglés): Mapas, transporte, cultura, ocio, compras
~ Spain.info (en español, inglés y otros idiomas): Web oficial del Turismo de España
~ Tourspain (UK version of the official Spanish tourism website)
~ Valencia: Web oficial del turismo de la Comunitat Valenciana

Latinoamérica

~ Argentina : Sitio oficial de la Secretaría de Turismo y Deporte
~ Chile: Sitio oficial del Servicio Nacional de Turismo
~ Ecuador Travel
~ LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center): Links to country information and travel companies
~ Latin American Traveler: Information on travel and culture in Latin America
~ Machu Picchu: Visitar Machu Picchu - historia y arqueología, información práctica, alojamiento
~ México: Sitio oficial del Consejo de Promoción Turística de México
~ Perú: Sitio oficial del Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo

Internacional

~ CIA World Factbook
~ Country Connect: Directory of UK-based tourist offices, destination information for the UK-resident traveller, travel links
~ Developing Ecotourism (Conservation International): Information about ecotourism projects, advice on responsible and sustainable tourism
~ Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Travel Advice
~ Hostelbookers.com: Booking service offering youth hostels and cheap accommodation across 3500 destinations worldwide
~ Hostelling International: Information, maps, booking
~ International Ecotourism Society: Learn how your travel choices can make a difference
~ International Student Identity Card: Info about how to get an ISIC card and the discounts it entitles you to
~ InterRail: Travel Europe with InterRail Passes (agency selling InterRail passes and One Country passes on behalf of 30 European railway companies and shipping lines)
~ Journeywoman: An online travel resource just for women (advice, safety tips, women's travel tales, "gal-friendly city sites", links)
~ Lonely Planet: Destinations (country and city information)
~ Patroc.com (Gay Travel Guide Europe): Accommodation, events, clubs, travel tips, etc. for Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Sevilla, Sitges
~ Rough Guide to Travel: Destinations
~ Time Out: The world's living guide (city guides for Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Lisbon, Madrid, São Paulo - bars, clubs, hotels, restaurants, shops, galleries, museums, music venues)
~ Tourism Concern: Organization campaigning for ethical and fairly traded tourism
~ Viajando por: Guías de viaje de ciudades - "para viajeros independientes, mochileros, trotamundos; en fin gente con espíritu aventurero, bajo presupuesto y unas ganas enormes de hacer mundo"

Empleo y puestos de voluntario

~ Anywork Anywhere: Employment and voluntary work worldwide (search by country and job type)
~ Bamboo Project (Global Volunteer Network): Volunteering and internship opportunities in various countries including Ecuador, Peru and Costa Rica
~ British Council: English Language Assistants programme
~ Concordia: Offers young people between the ages of 17 and 30 the opportunity to participate in short-term International Volunteer Projects both in the UK and abroad
~ English Opens Doors Program: Fee-free volunteer opportunity run by the Chilean Ministry of Education and supported by the United Nations Development Program - teaching English in public middle schools and high schools throughout Chile
~ Fábrica Cultural: Búsqueda de empleo, cursos y de becas
~ The Gap Year: Opportunities, travel advice, links to discount travel sites, message board
~ Idealist: Volunteering and job opportunities around the world (search by country, type of activity, language, skills, time of availability)
~ International Student Travel Confederation: Work exchange and study abroad programmes
~ i-to-i (Voluntary work placements abroad): Conservation, community work and teaching; TEFL training
~ Madventurer: Adventurous travel and development projects (Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador)
~ Opcionempleo: Motor de búsqueda de empleos (España y otros países)
~ Original Volunteers: Flexible, affordable volunteering placements on projects in Argentina, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru
~ SKIP (Supporting Kids in Peru): UK charity working with children and their families on the North Coast of Peru. A range of volunteer opportunities: teaching primary or secondary age children, economic development, microfinance loans, parenting groups, sports
~ StudentJob: Portal de empleo para estudiantes y recién titulados (trabajos a tiempo parcial durante los estudios, prácticas, trabajos para recién titulados sin mucha experiencia, trabajos para temporadas vacacionales, etc.)
~ Student Language Bureau: Free service for students seeking international work placement and internship opportunities
~ Volunteer Latin America: Hundreds of nature and wildlife-related projects in Mexico and  Central and South America for ecologists, wildlife enthusiasts, explorers and gap year students
~ WorkingAbroad.com (Voluntary Work Information Service): International networking service for volunteers, workers and travellers (environmental and humanitarian projects)
~ Yanapuma Foundation (Ecuador): Volunteering opportunities in poor urban and rural communities, and cultural exchange programmes
~ Volunteer Action for Peace: Voluntary work on short- and long-term environmental and community projects in various countries

Vuelos

~ AENA (Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea): Información sobre aeropuertos y vuelos
~ AirfareCentre: Search for cheap flights
~ Air Nostrum (Iberia Regional)
~ British Airways
~ Café y Tren: Guía de vuelos baratos y conexiones entre los aeropuertos y las ciudades
~ cheapflights.co.uk: Search for cheap flights
~ easyJet
~ ebookers.com
~ Flybe (British European)
~ Iberia
~ International Student Travel Confederation: Flights, travel information, international identity cards
~ Jet2
~ Just the Flight: Search for cheap flights
~ KAYAK: Search for cheap flights
~ Momondo: Search for cheap flights
~ Ryanair
~ Sky Scanner: Search for cheap flights
~ STA Travel: Student and young independent travel
~ TAP Portugal
~ Vueling

Mapas

~ Bing Maps: Alternative to Google Maps; includes Ordnance Survey maps in the UK
~ Guía Roji: Planos de México DF, Guadalajara y Monterrey
~ National Geographic: General maps, flags and basic country information
~ Ordnance Survey: Detailed UK maps (1:50000); also historical maps
~ Páginas amarillas: Callejero de tu ciudad (planos de todas las principales ciudades españolas)
~ Softguide Barcelona: Mapas y zonas
~ Softguide Madrid: Mapas y zonas

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Mike Thompson
Updated Sep 2017