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· December, 2007

Stories about Travel from December, 2007

Armenia: Traffic Rules

With traffic congestion now adding to the insanity that is usually driving in Armenia, Raffi K at Life in Armenia offers his readers some tongue-in-cheek rules for motorists. Ironically, they...

Peru: Traveling and Photography

Luis Yupanqui Mesías of Peru Viajero [es] recounts some of the sites that he visited and photographed in 2007 and thanks his readers for accompanying him along the way.

Cuba: Havana in Pictures

photo.imagina posts a beautiful Flickr photo set of shots from Havana, Cuba.

Trinidad & Tobago: Trip to Cairo

“I spent most of my first day swearing never to return, but I’ve been won over. I’ll be back.”: Club Soda and Salt visits Cairo, Egypt and finds a few...

Jordan: Film Festivals, Citizenship Law and More

From a film festival in Dubai, a Jordanian film maker is making his debut at Sundance. Mohammad Al Azraq reports on that as well as the citizenship law in Jordan,...

Czech Republic: New Year's in Prague

The Czech Daily Word provides some stats on the upcoming New Year's celebrations in Prague.

Brazil: A visit to Pakistan

On Benazir Bhutto's death, Leonardo Sakamoto [pt] leaves the factual news to the newspapers and publishes links to his personal accounts of Pakistan, a country which he visited to see...

Trinidad & Tobago: Stop the Traffic

“How can an island of 2 million people with an area the size of London have major traffic problems?”: Seldo.com blogs about the gridlock in Trinidad's capital city.

Barbados: Issues with LIAT

“Considering the massive investment the Barbadian taxpayer has made in LIAT, its difficult to understand why our Minister of Tourism does not represent ‘our’ interests on the board”: A reader...

Hungary: Things to Love & Hate in Budapest

Pestcentric shares 10 things to hate and 10 things to love about Budapest.

Russia: Ded Moroz Ad Banned; Yolki in Moscow

James of Robert Amsterdam's blog writes about the government's ad on “a TV ad from an electronics retailer which poked fun at the existence of this mythical gift giver on...

Chile: Apology for Transantiago

Former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos offered up an apology for the controversial public transport system Transantiago that has received plenty of criticism. Notas Al Margen [es] provides thoughts on this...

Romania: Dracula

Csíkszereda Musings re-reads Bram Stoker's ‘Dracula’ and writes about his surprising ethnic origins as well as Romania's flourishing Dracula-centered tourism industry.

Ukraine: Hotels

Our Man in Gdansk suspects there's a difference between Kyiv hotels and those outside Ukraine's capital.

The Baltics: “Borderlands (V)”

There's something to grieve and much to celebrate when the Baltic states join the Schengen, writes Marginalia.

Latvia, Estonia: Valka and Valga

Valka is in Latvia, Valga – in Estonia. Until 1920, they used to be one town, Walk. “The Latvian side faces a back door of an Estonian supermarket.” But, as...

Latvia, Estonia: Schengen

All About Latvia celebrated the Schengen expansion at what used to be a Latvian-Estonian border post.

Europe: Good-Bye to More Borders

Novala, Europa says good-bye to border-crossings as more countries join the Schengen zone.

Russia: Frozen Gas, No Diesel on Sakhalin

White Sun of the Desert discovers that no gas station in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is selling gas “before lunchtime” – because it is frozen until then.

Armenia: Aeroflot

Now that airline ticket prices have increased in Armenia, one ethnic Armenian from the Diaspora finally journeyed back home for Christmas via Moscow on Aeroflot. Raffi K at Life in...

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