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· October, 2010

Stories about Travel from October, 2010

Egypt: From Dakar … with love

Fatma Emam, an Egyptian female blogger, wrote about her experience in searching for her real identity during her visit to Dakar.

CEE: IKEA

Czechmatediary, 20 east, Robert Amsterdam, and The Russia Monitor – on IKEA.

Palestine: A Parting Gift from Gaza

Gaza Mom is back to the US with a parting gift from Gaza. Click here to find out.

Bermuda: Ahoy There!

Elaborate plans are afoot for the development of “a pirate-themed waterpark”; New Onion asks: “Who has deep pockets and is that bad of a businessperson other than the Bermuda Government?”,...

Ukraine, Serbia: Food, Libraries, Dwellings

A Crimean Tatar wedding feast and fall's bounty at a Kyiv farmers’ market – at The Pickle Project; an initiative to help a library in the Ukrainian town of Konotop...

India: Goodbye Bluline Bus

Raja Basu at Potpourri welcomes the announcement of the Delhi city government to withdraw Blueline Buses from December 14, 2010 because of its poor service records.

Poland: Krakow

Polandian follows the construction of Krakow's new pedestrian bridge and reports on the process in this photo post. Greetings from Kyiv visits Krakow, finds the city “gorgeous” and posts some...

UAE: Are Taxi Fares Fair?

Fake Plastic Souks, from the UAE, discusses taxi fares in the United Arab Emirates and how taxi drivers are faring.

Azerbaijan: Visa restrictions ahead of parliamentary vote

Back in a Bit confirms that new visa restrictions on foreigners wishing to visit Azerbaijan are now in place, and ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for 7 November. Having arrived...

Trinidad & Tobago: Tragic Accident

A recent accident in which a car ran over two police officers, killing one and leaving the other in critical condition, prompts bloggers to comment. Jumbie's Watch says: “Until such...

Cuba: On Exile

“When, at the turn of the year, the prisons are emptied of political prisoners, for a time they’ll lose the stigma of being human rights violators…they are trying to decrease...

Uruguay: Images of Montevideo and Uruguay

Since 2005, Julio F. has been sharing photographs of Montevideo and other parts of Uruguay in the blog Images of Montevideo and Uruguay.

Maldives: A Town Without Vehicles

Hilath writes about Villingili, a satellite town without vehicles in Maldives.

Rwanda: Living in Rwanda 101

Living in Rwanda 101 by British blogger Jenny Clover: “1. Don't eat seafood in a land-locked country 2. Never put liquid soap on your hands before checking the water is...

Bermuda: Hit the Road

“The real problem is us: we drive like idiots”: As the government tries to find ways to “slow down traffic” in the face of rising road deaths, Vexed Bermoothes thinks...

India: 150 Mercedes Cars For Aurangabad

Ugich Konitari from Mumbai reacts to the news that 150 young entrepreneurs, industrialists, professionals, and moneyed men from Aurangabad city bought expensive Mercedes Benz cars for each of them in...

Russia, U.S.: Schwarzenegger in Moscow

More on Arnold Schwarzenegger's recent visit to Moscow – at The Putin State Chronicles, The Russia Monitor, Robert Amsterdam's blog, and Russia! (here, here, and here).

Netherlands: Latin American Diaspora Women Unite

The European DiasporaSolidaria.org foundation organized a summit for migrant Latin American women in Amsterdam, where they discussed issues such as their rights, the changing nature of families and remittances. LA...

Haiti: Hero on the Titanic

“Joseph Phillippe Lemercier Laroche was the only black man, a Haitian man, to perish in the Titanic; that’s after he saved his wife and kids”: Repeating Islands has the amazing...

Barbados: Social Media & Tourism

“It seems that despite the power social media has from a marketing perspective that ‘we’ do not have staff in place to effectively monitor and update these sites”: Adrian Loveridge,...

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