Google Maps - http://maps.google.com/
And it's sister program....Google Earth (this one you have to download) www.earth.google.com/
For recipes and all things foodie - The Foodie View! http://www.foodieview.com/
Get a calendar for your desktop at Blue Mountain Cards - http://www1.bluemountain.com/downloads/downloads.pd (Free registration is required)
Do you have any places that you like to visit? Post them in the comments box.