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· October, 2008

Stories about Travel from October, 2008

Serbia: Underground Fashion

“[…] In a dingy underground passage that connects two sides of one of Belgrade's main streets,” A Yankee-in-Belgrade discovers someone who could possibly become a promising fashion designer and posts...

Serbia: Belgrade Bus Drivers

Stories about Belgrade's eccentric public bus drivers – at Belgraded.

Slovakia: Google Now Translates From Slovak

The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia reports that Google has added the Slovak language to their online translation service.

Ukraine: Kyiv's Churches

Pictures of Kyiv's churches – at Nash Holos.

Cuba, U.S.A.: Voting on the Embargo

The United Nations General Assembly yesterday approved a resolution condemning the U.S. embargo. For the seventeenth year running, the vote went in favor of the Cuba-sponsored resolution and bloggers -...

Armenia: Welcome To Georgia

Dispatches from Armenia travels to the neighboring Republic of Georgia and finds the journey to be quite unlike any other — the local and experienced driver hired to take the...

Slovakia: The Most Famous Slovaks

The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia writes about the most famous Slovaks.

Ukraine: Inside St. Volodymyr's Cathedral in Kyiv

Olechko posts the most recent of her daily paintings: St. Volodymyr Cathedral in Kyiv.

Russia: Parking in Moscow

Pictures of Moscow isn't happy about the way they park in Russia's capital.

Russia: Kaliningrad's Real and “Fake” Estate

Copydude writes about and posts pictures of Kaliningrad's and Svetlogorsk's real estate – and “fake estate.”

Russia: Russian Tourists

Copydude writes about Russian tourists in St. Petersburg.

Thailand: Dispute over Preah Vihear Temple

Thai Girl has photos of Preah Vihear temple and a discussion of the dispute between Thailand and Cambodia.

Bangladesh: Photographs of Sundarbans

Desherchobi posts some lovely pictures of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh after a recent safari trip.

India: Trekking in Sikkim

Hemant Soreng completes a journey through the Dzongri-Goecha La trek of the Kangchenjunga mountain in Sikkim, India and writes about his experience.

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Crisis?

“Perhaps, finally, the scales may be tipping in the masquerader's favour”: Discover T&T Blog examines the potential impact of the global financial crisis on Trinidad and Tobago Carnival.

Guyana, Suriname: River Dispute

Living Guyana blogs about an escalating diplomatic dispute between Guyana and Suriname over access to the Corentyne River, while Guyana 360 suggests that a boat accident along the river in...

Ukraine: Accident Training in Chernobyl; Virtual Pripyat

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe writes about a recent radiological accident training at Chernobyl Power Plant, and shares a link to the English-language section of Virtual Pripyat, “a new project associated...

Czech Republic, Ukraine: Prague vs Kyiv

Petro's Jotter compares Kyiv to Prague.

Jordan: An Encounter with a Bisexual in Iran

Jordanian Rami Abdelrahman, who lives in Sweden, posts this fascinating post by a Swedish friend who travelled to Iran on a study visit and his encounter with a ‘bisexual’ tour...

Egypt: Eye Opening Bahrain Visit

Alien Back [Ar], from Egypt, visited Bahrain and wrote his impressions here.

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