When you are ready to start researching on-line, here are some sites to use. More resources will be posted later. Please start with these.
- World Atlas – Choose your continent and then your country
- CIA World Factbook – choose your country from the list of countries and then look for information
- List of French Speaking Countries and direct links to their Lonely Planet sites
- Lonely Planet Worldguide – choose your continent and then drill down to find your country
- Travel Events Guide – this site is really slow to load, but has some good info about events, festivals, and cultures. Just use the drop-down menus on the left to find your country.