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· April, 2008

Stories about Travel from April, 2008

Armenia: Norwegians Abroad

Armenia and Me, the blog of an expat Norwegian in the country, reports on stumbling upon a bus crewed by 11 fellow countrymen and women touring the Middle East, Central...

Sudan: Coffee ceremony in Al Meganis

Andrew writes about coffee culture in Al Meganis, Sudan: “It is almost as complicated as an Ethiopian coffee ceremony – look at all those pots, including the glue tin containing...

Nigeria: British Airways must apologise

The British Airways must apologise for mistreating Nigerians: “yes, I think its time for the Nigerian government to take seriously the issue of how Nigerians are treated in the international...

Barbados: False Pride?

“Tourism has become the life blood of most of the Caribbean countries and it needs to be re-energized”: Living in Barbados wonders whether the region can be proud of its...

Uganda: Ten Things I want Explained

Ten Things Ugandan Imsoniac wants explanation: “Why Andrew Mwenda is arrested and it makes international headlines and yet when 13 journalists in radio stations around the country were (between January...

Kuwait: Speeding Foreigners Unwelcome

A new traffic law which ejects foreign traffic violators from the country, is creating waves in Kuwait. While one blogger asks what the fuss is about when other countries have...

Bhutan: Photographer’s Paradise

Richard Ishida, a world renowned web designer based in UK writes after visiting Bhutan: “The whole country is a photographer’s paradise. The dzongs and monasteries are all beautiful. But so...

Bahrain: Sleep Troubles

From Bahrain, Umm Naief writes about her problems with insomnia.

China: Train Accident

Yesterday a train accident happened in Shandong which injured 416 and killed 70 people. Ting yun from my1510 pointed out that the investigation should be conducted by an independent team...

Ukraine: Velykden

Ukrainiana writes about the celebration of Easter in Ukraine.

Russia: Moscow and NYC

Two-Zero explains why Moscow is not “the new New York.”

Lithuania: Bicycles in Vilnius

Babel in Vilnius writes on how to turn Vilnius into a bicycle-friendly city.

India: Food in Bolivia

30 in 2005 goes to Bolivia and samples the culinary delights.

Cambodia: Funny signs

ZJ posts funny and creative signs in the streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Argentina: Price Differential in Travel for Tourists and Nationals

Foreign tourists and Argentine nationals pay different fares for internal flights in the country. Argentina's Travel Guide provides some background information on the policy and that the law to eliminate...

Singapore: Food safari in Singapore

Yum Yum Asia writes that Singapore is not only one of Asia’s most dynamic cities; “it’s also a center for some of the best food in South East Asia.”

Vietnam: Motorcycle car park

The Final Word in Saigon blogs about the motorcycle car park from the center of town near the now infamous golden triangle.

Dominican Republic: First Trip on the New Metro

Lara from Blog Santo Domingo [es] recounts her first experience on the new metro in the Dominican capital and that it is not permitted to talk about politics or other...

Hungary: Watch Repairer's House

A photo of a watch repairer's house – at Little Town in Hungary.

Lebanon: Cultural Renaissance

“There's a sort of Renaissance taking place in Lebanon – attributed partially to an massive influx of European tourists (and a marked absence of Gulfies) – art, culture, and creativity...

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