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· August, 2006

Stories about Travel from August, 2006

Albania: Euro 2008

Our Man In Tirana writes about Albania's upcoming football battles.

India: Is The World Really Flat? It looks like.

This round-up is a patchwork quilt of blog postings with a global flavor. And flavor is the key word since we end our journey with a culinary post that takes...

Belize: Travel tips

A pair of travellers responds to the Belize Jungle Dome Adventure Travel and Vacation blog's request for travel tips.

India: Tourists in the UK

30 in 2005 on the phenomenon of more Indian tourists in the UK. “And these are not just salwar kameez and saree aunties who have come to look after their...

Serbia: Nightlife Under Threat

Belgrade Blog writes about the threat to the capital's nightlife.

Moldova, Romania: Music

Peter Myers of Adventures in Moldova writes about themes in Moldovan folk music. WorkingDefinition writes about the “inescapable” music in Romania.

Montenegro: Sveti Stefan

Novala, Europa posts pictures from one of the most popular tourist destinations in Montenegro: the semi-island of Sveti Stefan.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Karadzic Sightings

Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic visits Trebinje and Lastva in the Republika Srpska to investigate Radovan Karadzic sightings there: “While in the west we treat Karadzic sightings with alarm, they...

Serbia: Tito's Mausoleum

Mat Savelli of Roma Roma writes about the highlight of his visit to Belgrade: Tito's Mausoleum at the House of Flowers.

Poland: Tukkers in Auschwitz

Jo and Ants The Tukkers of Tuk to the Road travel from Lviv to Krakow to Auschwitz – and arrive in Prague.

Cuba: Sex tourism

Luis M. Garcia reports briefly on the Cuban government's irate response to “a Spanish academic who says as many as 200,000 Spaniards travel to Cuba every year to engage in...

Vietnam: Trip to Halong Bay

Vietnamese God vists Halong bay – one of the popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. The bloggers posts some pictures and reflects “It was so quiet, nothing much happening around, just...

Ukraine: Maidan Now

Robert Mayer of Publius Pundit visits Kyiv's Maidan, takes pictures and talks to its current inhabitants, nearly two years after the Orange Revolution.

Hungary: Budapest Problems

Vandorlo of Central Budapest Blog writes about what Budapesters find annoying about their city – and introduces a relevant Hungarian word that describes one of the problems.

China: Xinjiang Summertime

Summer photos of Kongque River in Xinjiang from the opposite end of China.

Philippines: Backpacking in Vietnam

Heritage blogger Ivan Henares remembers his trip to the city of Hoi An in Vietnam and he recalls how the visit introduced him to the joy of backpacking.

South Asia: Travelling while Asian

Pickled Politics on TWA (or Travelling While Asian) as an India bound flight was diverted to Amsterdam because of what appears to be racial profiling or paranoia.

Pakistan: Pishin and the fruits

Shirazi on wonderful Pishin and fruits. “Until the middle of the 18 th century, when Quetta finally passed into the hands of Brahvi rulers, the history of Pishin is identical...

Russia: FSB in Ryazan

Sean of Sean's Russia Blog remembers his unpleasant encounter with the Russian Federal Security Service in Ryazan.

Russia, Lithuania: Oil Refinery Quarrel

Copydude writes about no druzhba between Russia and Lithuania – all because of an oil refinery that used to belong to Yukos.

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