Travel Guidebooks/Reading Materials
A good guidebook provides essential information about transportation, accommodations, cultural and historical background, visa requirements, health and safety precautions, etc.
If you want to purchase a guidebook we recommend you do it while still in the U.S.; other students have reported that the guidebooks cost less here.
For travel on a student budget, we suggest one or more of the following:
Be sure to have a travel guidebook for your host city/country and other places you intend to visit. You may want to coordinate with others on your trip to purchase a variety of books and plan to share these resources.