Stories about Travel from October, 2008
“[…] 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 a picture of this person's work: “Whoever created them should consider a career in fashion and literally move up, I...
Stories about Belgrade's eccentric public bus drivers – at Belgraded.
The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia reports that Google has added the Slovak language to their online translation service.
Pictures of Kyiv's churches – at Nash Holos.
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 - from the diaspora and from Cuba herself - have had a lot of say on the subject.
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 blogger and his wife to the border in a dilapidated Russian car did not know where it was and broke...
The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia writes about the most famous Slovaks.
Olechko posts the most recent of her daily paintings: St. Volodymyr Cathedral in Kyiv.
Pictures of Moscow isn't happy about the way they park in Russia's capital.
Copydude writes about and posts pictures of Kaliningrad's and Svetlogorsk's real estate – and “fake estate.”
Copydude writes about Russian tourists in St. Petersburg.
Thai Girl has photos of Preah Vihear temple and a discussion of the dispute between Thailand and Cambodia.
Desherchobi posts some lovely pictures of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh after a recent safari trip.
Hemant Soreng completes a journey through the Dzongri-Goecha La trek of the Kangchenjunga mountain in Sikkim, India and writes about his experience.
“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.
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 question comes at a curious time.
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 with Pripyat.com […], a site that acts as an address book/directory of Pripyat and the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.”
Petro's Jotter compares Kyiv to Prague.
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 guide.
Alien Back [Ar], from Egypt, visited Bahrain and wrote his impressions here.
From Jordan, Princess N writes about how frustrating it is to get a visit visa to Dubai.