Databases:

Culturegrams will give you a nice overview of information about the country you are researching. These reports are written by people who live in the country and include information on courtesies and customs, family life, education and government. There is also a picture gallery designed to increase your understanding of the region.


Website:

United States Department of State -Travel
The State Department of the United States Federal Government maintains this web site to provide assistance to citizens of the United States who travel outside of the country.
WEBSITES OF U.S. EMBASSIES, CONSULATES, AND DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS
This web address is part of the State Department Travel Site. It provides up to date information from the United States embassies located around the world.

Crime Information

This web address is part of the State Department Travel Site and provides information on crime and punishment in countries around the world.