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Travel and Tourism

Pasporta Servo
The international hospitality service for Esperanto speakers. Travel the world and stay with friendly Esperantists who'll give you free lodging and even show you around their city. Here's an English-language Wikipedia entry, and an article in the Wall Street Journal.
Aŭtuna Renkontiĝo de Esperanto
An annual fall Esperanto weekend organized by the Quebec Esperanto Society and held in Silver Bay, Lake George, NY.
Kastelo Grezijono: Kulturdomo de Esperanto
The Château de Grésillon is a castle in Baugé, France devoted to Esperanto culture and Esperanto-speaking travelers. It hosts frequent events and festivals.
Some other Esperanto-centers around the world:
Esperanto-Gården in Lesjöfors, Sweden.
Esperanto-Domo in Kostrena, Hungary.
Bona Espero in Alto Paraíso de Goías, Brazil.
Kvinpetalo in Bouresse, France.
Verda Domo in Arizona, USA.

Media

Pola Retradio en Esperanto
Pola Retradio offers regular news and features from Warsaw. It's an excellent example of Esperanto pronunciation and usage.
Radio Esperanto
Thrice-monthly programs from Kaliningrad, Russia. Presented by the editors of Russian publishing house Sezonoj.
Radio Vatikana
Broadcasts three times weekly from Vatican City.
Radio Pekino
China's powerhouse of Esperanto broadcasting, in Beijing. The station website also offers an extensive variety of up-to-date news articles in Esperanto.
Radio Havano Kubo
Radio Havana Cuba broadcasts 30 minutes of Esperanto programming weekly.
3ZZZ
From Melbourne, Australia. One hour of Esperanto weekly.
Radio Verda
Follow along with the adventures of Arono and Karlina in their entertaining podcast from Vancouver, British Columbia. Very polished, great usage examples.
Parolu, Mondo!
A podcast from São Paulo, Brazil.
Varsovia Vento
Biweekly programs from Warsaw.
Radio Aktiva
A podcast from Uruguay.

Literature

For thousands of printed works, check out the Esperanto-USA book service (with instructions in English) or the UEA katalogo, for starters. For free stuff available online, see...

Project Gutenberg's Esperanto collection
Project Gutenberg is the first and largest collection of free electronic books on the Internet. They have a number of translated classics by Mark Twain, Daniel Defoe, Edgar Allen Poe, and others.
Scienca kaj Teknika Esperanto-Biblioteko (STEB)
An library of online books devoted to the sciences and engineering.
Esperantaj Libroj
Over 200MB of beautifully formatted classics from around the world, all freely available in PDF format. Bronte, Carroll, Čapek, Moliere, Orwell, Poe, Shakespeare, Wells, and many more.
Original works from Hungary
A collection from 20th-century Hungarian masters Kalocsay, Baghy, and others.
Literatura Kafejo
Don Harlow's huge collection of online Esperanto literature, both original and translated. An incredible resource.
Books in and about Esperanto
A bibliography of works about Esperanto (many in English) from an unfinished book by author Don Harlow. Helpful for those who want to learn about the language before learning how to speak it.
Eldonejo Mistera Sturno
A number of Science Fiction and Fantasy works by Jack Vance, translated by Ĝan Ŭesli Starling.

Language reference

La Plena Ilustrita Vortaro de Esperanto (PIV)
The most extensive printed dictionary of Esperanto is now freely available online!
ReVo: Reta Vortaro
An extensive online dictionary. Definitions are in Esperanto, with some translations to English and other languages.
La Simpla Vortaro
A helpful interface to the definitions in ReVo. It attempts to intelligently segment compound words and determine how they are derived. Very useful for beginners.
RaVo: Rata Vortaro
RaVo is a rhyming dictionary based on ReVo.
Baza Esperanta Radikaro
An online version of the concise dictionary by Wouter F. Pilger. Contextual definitions for the 2500 most common roots of Esperanto.
PMEG: Plena Manlibro de Esperanta Gramatiko
Finer points of Esperanto grammar and usage.
Lernu
Free, online Esperanto courses with tutors.

Esperanto and Computers

Resources for entering and reading Esperanto text online in Unicode, a standard for representing symbols from all of the world's writing systems, including Esperanto.

Practical Unicode for Esperanto
A Wikipedia guide (in English) for entering accented Esperanto characters with Windows, Macintosh, and Linux systems.
EK: Esperanta Klavaro
A program that allows easy typing of Esperanto's accented characters in Microsoft Windows.
Tajpi
Another program to ease typing of Esperanto's accented characters in Microsoft Windows.
Esperanto keyboard for Mac OS X
A keyboard layout for Mac OS X that allows easy entry of accented Esperanto characters.
Esperanto en Linukso, Esperanto en Vindozo
Bertilo Wennergren's excellent guides to typing and viewing Esperanto's accented characters with Linux and Microsoft Windows.
Online keyboard
A nifty online tool that you can use anywhere.

Groups and organizations

UEA, la Universala Esperanto Asocio
UEA is the world's largest organization for Esperanto speakers; it functions as an umbrella group for the various national organizations. UEA has offices in Rotterdam, Netherlands and at UN headquarters in New York City. The web site is available in Esperanto, English, and several other languages.
Esperanto-USA
The national Esperanto organization for the USA. E-USA provides a number of useful services for Americans, including a bimonthly magazine and an online bookstore with a wide range of titles.
TEJO, la Tutmonda Esperantista Junulara Organizo
TEJO is the international organization for young (under 30-ish) Esperanto speakers. They sponsor the popular Pasporta Servo.
USEJ, la Usona Esperantista Junularo
The U.S. Esperanto Youth group.

Online magazines and News

Gazetejo
A huge archive of Esperanto magazines, all available in PDF format.
Juna Amiko
A wonderful magazine from Hungary designed for Esperanto students. Published in paper form, but with a good deal of content available online, for free.
Le Monde Diplomatique
The multilingual magazine of world news and analysis from France. The French and English translations require a subscription, but the Esperanto translation is free!
Espero.com.cn
A large news site presenting mainland China's perspective on world events. Frequently updated, with features on Chinese culture, tourism, science and education, more.
Libera Folio
News from Esperantujo: events, meetings, culture, editorials.
La Ondo de Esperanto
News, literature, and book reviews from Russia.
soc.culture.esperanto
Not news, but rather a newsgroup. The Usenet newsgroup soc.culture.esperanto is a world-wide discussion forum in Esperanto where people talk (and joke, and argue, etc.) about anything and everything.