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· February, 2010

Stories about Travel from February, 2010

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365: A video a day from Cartagena, Colombia

  24 February 2010

Today from Cartagena in Colombia: UNESCO World Heritage Site and a top travel destination we bring you a selection of videos from the 365 video project participants, who are uploading one video a day during 2010.

Haiti: Thoughts on Power

  22 February 2010

Following an incident in which children were reportedly taken from their legal guardians and placed in a UNICEF camp, Tara at The Livesay [Haiti] Weblog says: “I am so sad to have learned (as a result of the earthquake) that most everything in the world is based on money and...

Slovenia: Carnival in Ptuj

  20 February 2010

Adventures in Wheelville posts pictures and video and writes about the carnival in Ptuj: “The carnival was a good time like a mini Mardi Gras and it gave me hope that at least some people in this country know and want to have a good time.”

Singapore: Foreign workers

  20 February 2010

According to a finance committee report, Singapore will continue to welcome foreign workers. Foreigners comprise more than a third of Singapore population

Macedonia: Official Website of Skopje Old Bazaar

  19 February 2010

Archaeological Diary informs [MKD] about the opening of the official website [MKD] for governmental Program for Revitalization of the Old Bazaar in Skopje, one of the most significant cultural treasures from the Ottoman period. Archeologist Vasilka Dimitrovska notes that for true revitalization, one has to work on providing content and...

Guatemala: Into the Capital City

  19 February 2010

Kara Andrade of New Maya writes about her recent trip into Guatemala's capital city, and writes “I grew up with a fear of Guatemala City as this monolith of chaos that swallowed up people…” However, at the end of the day, she came away with a different view of the...

Barbados, Canada: Sentencing Today

  17 February 2010

The convicted murderer of a Canadian tourist is to be sentenced today – Barbados Free Press is “hoping he rots in jail until he draws his final breath.”

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Honduras: Supporting Local Tourism

  17 February 2010

Honduran blogger Guillermo Anderson is a big believer in how local tourism can help his country. He has friends who have made great sacrifices to build their small businesses and hopes that Hondurans can support this industry.

Egypt: Nadia the flying fish

  16 February 2010

Egyptian journalist and blogger, Nadia El Awady, blogs her experience with Scuba diving in Hurghada, a popular sea resort on the Western limb of the Red Sea. She also shares some of her pictures taken from under the sea.

Macedonia, Turkey: Connected, not Divided by History

  15 February 2010

Chris Deliso, a travel writer and founder and director of Balkanalysis.com writes in an oped in Today's Zaman about the mutual fondness between citizens of Macedonia and Turkey, which is there despite the fact that one century ago, “Macedonia suffered tremendously during anti-Ottoman rebellions.” He sees potential for using the...

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