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· February, 2007

Stories about Travel from February, 2007

Ukraine: Chernobyl Posters

Ukraine List posts samples of Chernobyl poster art.

Hungary: Mozikep

Shopping for movies at Mozikep DVD/Video shop in Budapest is a crazy experience: read the details at Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar.

St. Kitts, Antigua: What is luxury?

Simone at Something Extra looks at the web sites of two luxury hotels in St. Kitts and Antigua, in an effort to determine “what defines luxury“.

D.R. of Congo: new travel guide

Extra Extra interviews the author of a new travel guide to the Democratic Republic of Congo, “Visiting in the 1920’s, Grace Flandrau may have been unimpressed by the cuisine, but...

Arabisc: A Pictorial Tour of North Africa

There is one word to describe this picture taken by American blogger Cory Driver, who is based in Morocco, and it is wow! Not being a photography critic, however, I...

Slovenia: Traditional Cures

The Glory of Carniola catches a cold (or something) and contemplates trying a number of Slovenian traditional cures (which, if proved inefficient, would get him tipsy, at least). Get well...

Albania: Tirana Daily Life Photos

Stepping Stones posts photos of the Tirana neighborhood she lives in.

Romania: Real Estate

Romerican writes about Romania's real estate market.

Romania: Bran Fortress

Romerican writes about the really complex history of Brasov’s Bran Fortress.

Transylvania: Funeral of Farsang

Csikszereda Musings posts pictures and writes about a mock funeral held in a Transylvanian village on the weekend before Lent begins.

China: Government study tours questioned

Somewhat related to this recent post, Sichuan province Writer's Association member and Strong China blogger Li Hongzhi looks at a recent decision from the organizational department of the provincial Communist...

Cambodia: Cambodia F.A.Q

Diana answer some frequently asked questions about visiting Cambodia.

Zambia: village nicknames

Zambian Fish blogs about village nicknames, “Ba Yehwa (Mr. Yelling): one of my farmers got stuck with this one because he has a tendency to yell at people when conversing...

Zambia: adventures in Zambia

Laura, a peace corps volunteer, blogs about her adventures in Zambia, “My women's group is finally back on track and things are going swimmingly. We are going to start to...

Russia: Moscow Foreigners

The Turkish Invasion offers a classification of foreigners seen in the streets of Moscow.

Russia: Feb. 23; Hatred for Bush

How do young men of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk celebrate the Army Day? Why do Russians hate George W. Bush? Tim Newman of White Sun of the Desert answers these questions – here...

Russia: Feb. 23

Thadhaea and Scraps of Moscow desribe what the Army Day in Russia feels and looks like.

Ukraine: Castles and Fortresses

Ukraine List posts an entry about Ukrainian fortress town Kamyanets-Podilsky. Olechko writes about the Palanok Castle in Mukachevo.

Saudi: Desert Trek

Neal of Arabia, a diplomatic spouse living in the Saudi capital Riyadh, takes us on a desert trek in nearby Dubai here, complete with an overnight stay in the desert.

Kuwait: From Novel Ads to the History of Bloggers

Q from Kuwaitism takes us on a flash back in time to when advertisements in Kuwait were creative and attractive. This time I’ll post an ad for Kuwait Airways that...

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