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· May, 2006

Stories about Travel from May, 2006

Malaysia: Visiting Sabah

Filipino blogger Amelie at manila rat visits neighbouring Malaysian state of Sabah and shares some observations on the differences between Sabah and the Philippines.

Russia: Moscow Photos

Moscow-Blog has Konstantin Leibovitch's most recent Moscow photos and commentary.

Vietnam: Learning from Bangkok

The blogger at Antidote to Burnout looks at Bangkok as a model for urban development for Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

Indonesia: Bali Photos

Venitha at Singapore Adventures travels to the Indonesian island of Bali and posts some pictures from there.

Belize: Fauna photos

Mollusca‘s “Belize 2006″ photoset on Flickr includes some dramatic images of the country's fauna, including the highly venemous fer-de-lance snake, a colourful grasshopper and some tiny tree frogs.

Dominica: The Nature of tourism

Both Titlayo and Francomenz write about their recent vacations in Dominica. Titlayo posts a beautiful photo of Trafalgar Falls, noting that they are “one of Dominica's main tourist attractions, especially...

Global Food Blog Report

#1: Viaggi & Sapori, an Italian living in Sweden, goes home in Venice for the weekend. She was invited  to a wedding of a friend: Matrimonio al profumo di muggheto....

Vietnam: Visiting Saigon

The blogger at Vietnamese God visits Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and compares it to Hanoi – the city where he lives. “Each time I come here it brings me...

Philippines: Wickedly Sweet Filipino

The blogger at Manilastreetwalker introduces “wickedly-sweet” Filipinos he encounters in his travels in Spain.

Czech Republic: Trying to Fix a Gas Heater

Dana of My Czech Republic Blog reproduces an exasperating phone conversation about a heater that seemed to be broken.

Serbia & Montenegro: Belgrade Pictures

annabengan of Tirana-based annasblog posts photos from her recent trip to Belgrade: “We went to Serbia a week end to visit Belgrade. Cheap tickets from Tirana, leaving early Saturday morning...

Ukraine: Books on Ukraine

Dan McMinn of Orange Ukraine has started a Ukrainian book section of his blog: “[…] a list of good (or at least popular) reading material about Ukraine or involving Ukraine....

China: Christians and democrats forced to take sides

A small decision in a complicated affair which sent ripples all throughout China's social activist community has now bounced back through the blogsphere (via BBS’ first, of course). The facts...

Russia: Krasnodar Encounters

Brigid of Laughter in the Dark writes about the well-meaning but racist director of Krasnodar’s archive; a Krasnodar woman whose dream is to move to the United States; and a...

Russia: A River “Walk”

Raffi Aftandelian of maaskva: nashimi glazami took a “river tram” down the Moskva River, part of the Moscow Cultural Walks initiative, and wrote about it both in English and in...

Russia, Ukraine: Misspelled Name & Border-Crossing

Stephan of Everybody I Love You writes about his “extreme Russia” adventure: dacha, banya – and problems at the Russian-Ukrainian border caused by a misspelled name on his Russian entry...

Russia: “Russophiles and Reality”

Megan Case muses on what it's like to be a female Russophile living in Russia.

India: Through Goa by train

Windy Skies takes a trip on Konkan Rail through Goa and has a lot to share on things seen and felt through the journey.

Cayman Islands: Gay cruise song

With another gay-themed cruise ship about to berth at Grand Cayman, Cayman Bobby is amused by the lyrics of a new song by local artist Barefoot Man recounting Caymanians’ attitudes...

Barbados: 20,000 cruise ship passengers?

Cruise ships will land whopping 20,000 passengers in Barbados on the day of the Cricket World Cup final in April 2007. “While this will obviously provide taxi drivers, shops, island...

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