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· November, 2007

Stories about Travel from November, 2007

Slovenia: Piran; Future of Foreign Correspondents

Jennifer Dorroh posts pictures of Piran and links to her article in the American Journalism Review on how “multimedia journalists may change the definition of ‘foreign correspondent’.”

Azerbaijan: Sheki

Carolyn & Jesse's Azerbaijan Peace Corps Blog posts photographs and an account of a visit to the Azerbaijani mountain town of Sheki.

Angola: A blog post from Angola

Thomas Gowans writes a letter from Angola: “Living in Angola, I am used to the now thankfully decreasing threat of assault but after over a decade here, I suppose the...

Jamaica: My Jamaica

Jamaican Geoffrey Philp blogs about the land of his birth.

Estonia: Tallinn and “Devaluation Scare”

Itching for Eestimaa writes about Estonia's capital and the recent “devaluation scare”: “To your average Estonian, who is female, speaks Estonian as a first language, doesn't live in Tallinn, and...

Kuwait: To Travel or Not to ..

“When you have a decision to take, do you go with your gut feeling or do you sit there and think of all the pros and cons of taking that...

Morocco: Di Caprio in the Medina

Leonardo Di Caprio is taking a break from shooting Ridley Scott's upcoming movie “Body of Lies” to kick a soccer ball around on a Rabat's beach and stroll through the...

Bulgaria: Sofia Cab Driver

Petya of Bighead shares a Sofia cab driver story.

Albania: Death Rites

Living in Shkoder writes about Albanian death rites.

Zimbabwe: Is there international airport in Zimbabwe?

Kubatana blog writes, Welcome to Zimbabwe: “I was at Harare International Airport yesterday. With Zambia Airways deciding to withdraw their services, our description of our airport being international is largely...

Argentina: Foreign Taxi Drivers

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Juan Pablo Meneses of Cronicas Argentinas [es] writes about the lack of taxi drivers from other countries.

The Balkans: A Dialect of Serbo-Croatian

Balkan Anarchist writes at length about an East Herzegovinian dialect of the Serbo-Croat language: “Although the Serbo-Croatian language is not particularly under threat – well, the language isn't, but the...

Kuwait: Trips, Travel and More

Kuwaiti blogger continue to blog about their activities, within and outside their country. Abdullatif AlOmar keeps us up-to-date with their adventures.

Somalia: Somali culture

Learn something about the Somali culture from Shafi: “Receiving a guest with such generosity is often praise worthy and the theme of many verses of poetry. In the Somali culture,...

Ecuador: Transportation Hub for China

¡¡¡Cambiemos Ecuador!!! [es] writes about a proposal to convert the airport in Manta as an important transportation hub for travelers arriving to and from China.

China: New York Charging Bull hits public

Critiques on Chinese tourists’ vulgar behaviors and ignorance of public rules on foreign land have been all-too-familiar. But this time, the Charging Bull sculpture in Wall-street aroused netizens’ different voices.

Slovenia: St. Martin’s Day in Ormož

Jennifer Dorroh writes about and posts pictures and video of the celebration of St. Martin’s Day in Ormož.

Slovenia: Radovljica Pictures

Adventures in Wheelville posts pictures of Radovljica's staro mesto.

Slovenia: Postojna Cave

The Glory of Carniola posts a link to a 1970s “guided recording through Slovenia’s famous Postojna Cave complete with eerie background music and an unintentionally humorous pronunciation of ‘stalagmites’.”

Kuwait: Motorbike Trip

Kuwaiti blogger Hellraiser continues to update us on his motorbike trip from Kuwait to Beirut, Lebanon, and back on this blog. The blogger has just arrived in Amman, Jordan, from...

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