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· July, 2006

Stories about Travel from July, 2006

Albania: Reactions to the Sunday Times Article

annabengan of annasblog reposts the Sunday Times Magazine's article on Albania, and the “official reply/explanation from the chief editor of Sunday Times.” annabengan's Albanian friends thought the article was “fair”...

Latvia: Baltica Festival

Dykun posts footage from the Baltica Festival in Latvia: “More specifically, this is footage of two groups from Latgale. Latgale is a region of Latvia that has long fascinated me;...

Czech Republic: Moravian Folklore

Bored in Brno posts a report from the 49th “annual celebration of local music and folklore in the town of Velka nad Velickou in South Moravia”: “Being a Czech festival,...

Russia: Brian Grover & Matthias Rust

Copydude writes about two men who became (in)famous after they flew their light planes into Russia illegally: Brian Grover (1938) and Matthias Rust (1987).

Tour Nepal, save Nepal

South Asia Biz tells why the tourists around the world should travel Nepal. With the restoration of a democratic government and the end of Maoist insurgency, there are plenty of...

Food Blog Report #26

#1: From Denmark, KristianPetersen.com and his original "Peach, chili and garlic soup with chicken" It´s essensial for a starter to have a great, not to spicy taste, to be light,...

Russia: Kaliningrad Travel Restrictions

Copydude writes about travel restrictions for Kaliningrad residents: “As fast the Berlin Wall came down, the EU has been building it back up. You can’t paint nice murals on the...

Jamaica, Cayman Islands, St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Blogger linkup

Cayman-based Jamaican blogger Mad Bull posts a short report on last night's “Caribbean Blogger Linkup”, at which ten bloggers, mostly Jamaican but including one from St. Vincent, assembled at a...

Croatia: Dubrovnik Now and Then

Edward Lucas, Central and East European correspondent of The Economist, writes about his two visits to Croatia's seaside town Dubrovnik: in 1985 and this year.

USA: Ukrainian Sunflower Festival of Detroit

Greg of Reflections on Ukraine writes about the Ukrainian Sunflower Festival of Detroit, scheduled to take place Aug. 25-27, 2006.

Russia: Amber Room

Copydude writes about Kaliningrad and the mystery of the Amber Room.

Bulgaria: Travelling From Romania

Andy H of Csikszereda Musings writes about his travel to and in Bulgaria.

Albania: Death Notices

David in Albania writes about Albanian ways of grieving.

Albania: Tourism

Our Man In Tirana writes about Albania's potential as a tourist destination.

Serbia: Promotion Slogan

Desperate Serbwife suggests a slogan to promote Serbia abroad: “It's Springtime in Serbia.”

Global Food Blog Report #25

#1: From Malaysia, Tham Jiak on Tastes of YesterLife: If one's life can be determine by food preferences, I believe that I might be an Indian in my past life....

India: Puri, Orissa

Trivial Matters has breathtaking photographs from Orissa. “Puri was once the weekend resort of maharajahs and wealthy Bengalis from Calcutta. When the British came to the coast to bathe away...

Vietnam: Missing HCMC

The final Word blogger is missing Ho Chi Minh City. “Absence makes the heart grow fonder, and whenever I leave that crazy mish-mash of pastel colours and incessant noise, I...

Ukraine: Parking and Driving on Kyiv Sidewalks

The Humble Observer writes about Kyiv's sidewalks: not just a walking place for pedestrians, but also an “optional lane” and a parking lot for cars.

Romania: Celebrity Wedding, Fashion

Owlspotting writes about a Romanian celebrity wedding, and answers a reader's question about how Romanian women like to dress.

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