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· May, 2008

Stories about Travel from May, 2008

Armenia: Diaspora Fatigue

Life in Armenia, a blog run by ethnic Armenians from the Diaspora resident in the country, says that the number of tourists and volunteers visiting Armenia might be dropping following...

Lithuania: Russian Pop Music

Viola in Vilnius notes the popularity of Russian pop music in Lithuania.

Balkans: Travel Articles

Balkanology Blog reviews recent English-language travel articles about the Balkans.

Czech Republic: Cabs and Buses

The Czech Daily Word writes about cab drivers and public transportation system in the Czech Republic.

Uzbekistan: Tashkent blogged

It is very interesting to notice that during the recent days the Uzbek blogosphere was mainly discussing Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan. Today, Tashkent is at a stand of...

Azerbaijan: Baku Metro

Baku Fragments pays homage to the city's metro system. Unfortunately known for the worst subway disaster in the world when hundreds died, the blog says Baku's metro stations house some...

Bahrain: A Tourist at Home

Bahraini Khalid shares his experience as a tourist in his own country – when college friends from abroad came for a one-day visit.

Brunei student in London University

My Passion mentions some of the “mini experience” of the only Bruneian student in London University.

Laos: Eco Tourism

Not a book describes Laos as “a Country of Eco Tourism, and Organic Laos!” The tourist notes that “Everywhere we go all trips are promoted as eco friendly and that...

Stuff Egyptian People Like

There are sites like “Stuff White People Like“, “Stuff Educated Black People Like“, and even “Stuff Jewish Young Adults Like“. So a group of Egyptian bloggers decided to create the...

Russia, Ukraine: Photos

Photos from Russia and Ukraine by Flickr user In The Aeroplane Over The Sea (via Olechko).

Barbados: Living in Bim

Callaloo Soup blogs about a few things she forgot about life in Barbados.

Iran:No Urinals

Rick Steves,an American tourist,is blogging from Iran. He says that there is no urinals in Iran.He writes “There are no urinals anywhere. I did an extensive search: at the airport,...

Moldova, Turkey: Natalya Morar's Istanbul Airport Adventure

Natalia Morar, a journalist who was deported from Russia after a Russian magazine ran her stories on the alleged siphoning of huge sums of money abroad by the country's high-ranking...

Russia: Champions League Final

Robert Amsterdam's Blog and Two-Zero – on the Champions League final in Moscow.

Poland: Photoblogs

Polandian reviews Polish photoblogs.

Serbia: Belgrade Cab Drivers; Eurovision

Inno & Irja Blog – on Belgrade's cab drivers and the Eurovision Song Contest.

Bahrain: Khaleejis in Melbourne

Bahraini Naz, who studies in Melbourne, Australia, asks: How would you spot a Khaleeji (Arab Gulf) guy in Melbourne?

Russia: Semion Chelyuskin

De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis writes about Semion Chelyuskin, a Russian explorer who reached the northernmost point of mainland Eurasia in 1742.

Russia: British Fans and UEFA Cup

LJ user yashin posts LJ user marie_automne‘s pictures of the British football fans arriving in Moscow for the Champions League final. Pictures of Moscow posts a photo report from the...

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