The Ron in Rome website includes a wealth of information about transportation, lodging, and sightseeing. It includes many photos that are helpful in gaining an idea of what things look like “on the ground."
Many first-time and veteran travelers find the Rick Steves series of guidebooks and phrasebooks useful. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions, these guidebooks offer what many others lack: practical information. The Travelers Helpline on the Rick Steves website is a good place to ask questions and search an extensive database for previously-asked questions. Other guides students have found helpful are the Rough Guides, the Let’s Go series, and the Lonely Planet series.
The Department of Biblical Studies offers opportunities to study at Jerusalem University College or at the Covenanter Theological Institute in Airdrie, Scotland.