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· November, 2006

Stories about Travel from November, 2006

Azerbaijan: Baku Photosession

Abkhazian LiveJournal user sukhuti has photos and impressions of Baku.

Uzbekistan: Boysun

Novoye Uzbekskoye Slovo has photos from Boysun, a place he says is a must to visit in the spring.

Morocco: Tourist stabbings

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...

Slovakia: Bratislava

Four Bees recommends Bratislava as Christmas shopping destination.

Serbia: Kragujevac Stories

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...

Hong Kong: rescuing Star Ferry Pier 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,...

Pana-Blogs Report

#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...

Guyana: Piggybacking on Barbados tourism

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...

Brazil: Turistas and Tourism

Made in Brazil on the concern that the movie Turistas might harm Brazil's tourism industry.

Ukraine: Hutsul Wedding Photos and Video

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.

Ukraine: Kyiv No Istanbul

Carpetblogger explains why Istanbul is not Kyiv.

Latvia: News Roundup

Homemade booze, politics, and attacks on tourists: All About Latvia provides a news roundup.

Croatia: Schengen and Eurail

“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...

Albania: Flags and Skyscrapers

Our Man in Tirana writes about Albania's Flag Day and the capital's amazing new skyscraper.

East Timor: East Timor Survival Guide

Via Dili-gence comes this post by Teresa that has a comprehensive guide for newly arrived people in East Timor.

Brunei: Bomb Scare at the Airport

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...

Belize: A bang-up tourist season

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.”

Montenegro: James Bond Connection

East Ethnia writes about the fake and the real Montenegro – and the James Bond connection.

Thailand: Thai Bridge Blogger Translates Intellectual's Book

Thai bridge bogger at 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...

China: Three Rules for Foreign Tourists at Three Gorge Dam

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...

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