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· March, 2010

Stories about Travel from March, 2010

U.S.V.I.: There's an App for that!

Need some tips on what to do and where to go in the U.S. Virgin Islands? There's an app for that. News of St. John explains.

Azerbaijan: DOTCOM arrives in Baku

Late last night, American participants of the U.S. State Department sponsored DOTCOM project to bring Armenian, Azerbaijani and American teenagers together to create socially conscious media arrived in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Ghana: Ghana Travel & Living Guide

Gayle writes about Ghana Travel & Living Guide: “If you want to buy the guide for the current price of US$8.15 you have 4 more days to do so! It's...

Ghana: Random things I like about Ghana

Diversity is one of the reasons Fiona likes Ghana: “We realised during the afternoon that there were ten nationalities represented – African, Middle Eastern, European, North American, Asian and Australasian.”

India: How Indian Airlines Are Using Social Media

“I believe that Indian airlines are only scratching the surface of what’s possible with social media,” comments Gaurav Mishra at Gauravonomics while discussing how Indian Airlines are embracing social media.

Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname: Alice Bangi

A big bench for liming? Trinidad's Alice Yard gets its own piece of traditional Surinamese outdoor furniture.

Barbados: Ten Year Sentence

Barbados Free Press is disappointed that the murderer of a tourist was sentenced to only ten years in prison: “Barbados doesn’t want any scrutiny about robbery, rape and violence against...

Japan: Brussels sprout in Kyoto

Photographer and blogger Sigrid, author of one of the most popular Italian gourmet blogs, is in Kyoto. Wonderful pictures of the city and of the delicatessen she has, together with...

Lebanon: Baysour's Oasis Hoax

BabaGannouj et La Zaytouni has images of Plitvice National Park in Croatia which are returned by Google Image search whenever one is searching for the village of Baysour in Lebanon....

Moldova: Homemade Wine Diary

An expat's homemade wine production diary from Moldova – at Moldovarious.com.

Russia: Filipina Babysitter and Moscow Police

English Man in Moscow recounts his family's Filipina babysitter's ordeal with the Russian police.

Russia: Bread

Photos of “how Russian bread is being baked” – at English Russia.

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Miss Tourist

Lifespan of a Chennette goes “touristing” in Guyana's capital city.

Bermuda: Coming to Term

Bermudian bloggers comment on term limits. Politics.bm: “The requirement to prove Bermuda status for entry is draconian and unnecessary…”; Vexed Bermoothes: “I believe that term limits are very dangerous, particularly...

India: Mumbai Traffic

Entrepreneur and blogger Rajesh Jain comments on the traffic in Mumbai: “from my own experience, average traffic speed has probably halved in the past decade.”

Bangkok traffic maps

Media140 suggests websites that show online traffic maps of Bangkok, Thailand

Bermuda: Taking a Gamble

“I am generally ambivalent on gambling, I don't see it as a tourism silver bullet or a social death knell, and while I have little interest in it myself I...

Egypt: #Top50Eg Tweets Make a Difference

Egyptian tweeps are using the #Top50Eg hashtag on Twitter. Tarek Amr takes us on a tour of the Egyptian twittersphere to tell us all about it.

Serbia: A Local Craftsman, Former Refugee

A Yankee-in-Belgrade post a photo and writes about Stevo Radelic – “a Serbian refugee who has been living just outside of Belgrade now ever since he lost his home in...

Costa Rica: New Traffic Law Takes Effect

The new Traffic Law in Costa Rica recently went into effect, which raised the amount of fines and allowed for a higher blood-alcohol level for drunk drivers, of which Costa...

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