Stories about Travel from November, 2006
Abkhazian LiveJournal user sukhuti has photos and impressions of Baku.
Novoye Uzbekskoye Slovo has photos from Boysun, a place he says is a must to visit in the spring.
The famous Nejjarine Square visited by thousands of visitors every year today was the scene of a brutal stabbing attack at against three tourists. Samir and El Glaoui post some updates.
Four Bees recommends Bratislava as Christmas shopping destination.
You would have to find out by yourself how it feels to be in this southeastern European country, but in the meantime you can read words from different online spaces talking about those legendary cars produced in Kragujevac, the city's traditional bistro aura and some glances at its past. First,...
inmediahk.net has several reports and public appeals on the demolition of Star Ferry Pier – the most famous tourist site in Hong Kong (zh). I have put together informations, articles, video and photos at interlocals.net.
#1: From Chiriqui Chatter: El Desfile de los Bomberos en David , a very colorful report on a traditional firemen parade that takes place in most large cities in Panama to commemorate the independence festivities of the country. In this case Don shares a collection of photos and even a...
MediaCritic proposes that the target of Guyana's most significant tourism advertising campaign should be tourists visiting Barbados, a model already adopted by St. Vincent & the Grenadines: “Through a CARICOM engineered initiative our powers that be need to establish some formal initiative with our sister nation in order to initially...
Made in Brazil on the concern that the movie Turistas might harm Brazil's tourism industry.
LJ user dali-bude posts amazing pictures and video from a reenacted traditional Hutsul wedding. Dykun posts the final installment of a contemporary Hutsul wedding video.
Carpetblogger explains why Istanbul is not Kyiv.
Homemade booze, politics, and attacks on tourists: All About Latvia provides a news roundup.
“Slovenia, Italy and Hungary are working to maintain the current border regime that allows Croatian citizens to cross into their countries with only an ID card,” Neretva River reports. And – “From January 1st 2007 passes covering rail travel in Croatia, Ireland, Italy and Portugal will be available, as well...
Our Man in Tirana writes about Albania's Flag Day and the capital's amazing new skyscraper.
Via Dili-gence comes this post by Teresa that has a comprehensive guide for newly arrived people in East Timor.
Our Local Style in Brunei is happy that the authorities are serious about airport security. Brunei's main airport was closed for two and half hours after an alert passenger notices an unaccompanied handbag in the smoking lounge.
Lee Vanderwalker of Caye Caulker, Belize, is busy with preparations for this year's tourist season, which from the feedback she's been getting is going to be “a bang up year.”
East Ethnia writes about the fake and the real Montenegro – and the James Bond connection.
Thai bridge bogger at Fringer.org has translated thai intellectual Dr. Nidhi Eoseewong‘s book titled “The Culture of Poverty” from Thai to English. The blogger offers the translation as a free download. The book is a collection of essays that will help anyone interested in Thailand to better understand the culture...
ESWN translates and puts together articles about the arrest of tourists at Three Gorge Dam. To prevent from getting arrest, tourists have to follow the three princples: You must not meet, mention or take photos of the 1 million people displaced by the Three Gorge Dam project.
“. . . until we understand why people travel, unless we can step into their shoes, we are going to stay right where we are, and other people are going to catch us up and grow taller,” writes Nicolette Bethel, making the case for Bahamians to become different kinds of...