Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· April, 2010

Stories about Travel from April, 2010

Ghana: Best beaches in Ghana

Gayle writes a post with photos discussing her favourite beaches in Ghana.

Laos: Rural food

Rambling Spoon, who spent nine days in Phongsali province in Laos, kept a diary of what they ate in Laos.

India: A Zillion Reasons To Escape

“Why 1 million Indians Escape from India every year?” – this blog answers the question.

The Balkans: Thoughts on Slavenka Drakulić's 1993 Book

Filip Stojanovski shares his thoughts on Slavenka Drakulić's 1993 book, How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed.

India: The Rickshaw Challenge Race

Rohit Bhargava at Influential Marketing Blog writes about The Rickshaw Challenge, which is “a series of road races where participants can choose their own rickshaws and race across parts of...

More Maldivians to Mount Everest

Al's journey informs that nine more Maldivians have started their journey to reach the peak of the mount Everest.

Bahamas: Stranded in Belfast

Bahamian Nicolette Bethel is “one of the million or more ‘ash refugees’ around the world.”

Dominica: Trois Pitons

Dominica Weekly highlights three must-see attractions of the Morne Trois Pitons National Park.

Bangladesh: The Ordeals Of Buying Land

Kristin Boekhoff, an entrepreneur who is building an world class eco-resort in Western Bangladesh, writes about the ordeals of buying land in rural Bangladesh.

Myanmar: Yan Byae Island

Speaking Out Loud writes about Yan Byae Island located near the coast of Rakhine State in Myanmar. The island was listed by a website as one of the “top ten...

Maldives: Bring Back The Bikes

Rehendhi supports the recent decision of the Maldivian government to “arm the police with bicycles” and advocates for more use of bicycles.

Russia: Volcanic Eruption Provokes Cooperation and Jokes

Two days passed since Mother Nature showed its power to mankind letting the Icelandic volcano with unpronounceable name “Eyjafjallajökull” fill the European aerospace with ashes. As the ash cloud went...

Thailand, Myanmar: See Mon Market

Hungry Guide from Thailand visited the See Mon Market and blogged about the various Burmese food items and other products for sale in the market

Thailand: Bangkok taxi in museum

Dale uploads a photo of a cross-section of a Bangkok taxi which is on display in the Museum of Siam

Vietnam: Texting while driving

TW doesn't think that the danger of texting while driving in Vietnam is a pandemic threat and asserts that other traffic safety issues must be given more discussion.

Pakistan: A Mysterious Plane in Karachi

Teeth Maestro questions “what’s a Meridian Jet doing in Karachi?” Similar planes have been used in ‘rendition’ program “in which the CIA uses private aircraft to ferry prisoners to various...

Haiti: Controversial Statistics

The Haitian Blogger contends that, contrary to some mainstream media messages, “Haiti does NOT have the ‘worst HIV infection rate in the region’.”

Bahamas: How's the Weather?

“The nonsense that has paraded as commentary since the tornado tragedy in Freeport two weeks ago has taken political pantomime to new levels”: Bahama Pundit‘s Larry Smith blogs about weather...

Dominica: Heritage Site

“A luxuriant natural tropical forest in harmony with volcanic features of high scenic appeal and scientific interest” is how Dominica Weekly describes the country's Morne Trois Pitons National Park, the...

China: How to buy your Expo tickets in person

If you are going to attend the Shanghai Expo, you will find Elaine Chow's tips on “How to buy your expo tickets in person” at Shanghaiist useful.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site