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· December, 2010

Stories about Travel from December, 2010

Ghana: Takoradi, More Than a Tale of Two Cities

There are two incontrovertible truths about Takoradi city in Ghana: “it made news in the oil world on 15 December, 2010 when Ghana officially became an oil-exporting country; secondly, the...

Uruguay: Discovering Uruguay Through Writer Yaravi Roig

Florence Faure writes: “Reading fiction can be an interesting way to get introduced to or know better a country. Yaravi Roig is an Uruguayan writer who lives in Piriapolis. In...

Cameroon Becomes Tourism Destination

Cameroon has officially become a tourism destination: “The country registered more than 500,000 tourists in 2010, a figure required by international norms to become a tourism destination.”

Costa Rica: Reading Newspaper While Driving a Bus

Hell in Costa Rica [es] blog has shared a citizen video where a bus driver working for a public transportation company which recently got in trouble for running over a...

Tanzania: Dar Es Salaam in Photos

Photos of streets of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania by Tanzanian photo blogger Othaman Michuzi [SW].

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Postal Codes

Kounila Keo from Cambodia publishes the postal codes in Phnom Penh City.

Argentina: Photoblog “Buenos Aires Daily” Captures Life in the Argentinean Capital

Buenos Aires Daily publishes pictures of life in the Argentinean capital. The description for the December 24th photo reads: “The streets of Buenos Aires are often filled with people like...

Taiwan: Cycling used to construct culture

Taiwan in Cycles looks at an article from CommonWealth magazine and discusses how cycling and leisure activities are used to construct culture and promote an ideology of Chinese nationalism in Taiwan.

Sudan: My Juba Diary

This is Grains of Masala's Juba Diary. Juba is the regional capital of Southern Sudan: “Interesting ride; I love taxi drivers! They are such a great source of the most...

Argentina: Buenos Aires Food Writers

Maria Carra from Buenos Aires Foodies provides an English and Spanish version of a list of her favorite food writers in Buenos Aires, with a brief description of each blog.

India: Chakrata in Pictures

Anil Yadav travels to Chakrata in Uttarakhand, India and tells a story of rural life through pictures.

India: Travel tales from Ooty

Blogger and travel writer Charukesi visited Ooty recently and tells a tale of a not-much widely-known Ootea festival through her camera lenses.

Bhutan: Memories of Kolkata

Dorji Wangchuk from Bhutan visits Kolkata with a sense of nostalgic anticipation since he had first visited the city in 1977 with his father.

Yemen: Idyllic Perspectives

kemo898989 shares with us a completely different perspective of an idyllic Yemen in the following slideshow.

Saudi Arabia: Tips for Expatriates

American Bedu, an American living in Saudi Arabia, shares with us her tips on what makes a good expatriate in Saudi Arabia.

India: Churches in Kerala

In A Travel Blog of an Indian Backpacker, blogger & travel writer Lakshmi shares some interesting photographs of various churches in Kerala, India.

Africa: The African immigrant experience in New York City

Short videos from students at The New School, USA, about the African immigrant experiences in New York City.

Philippines: Expats and migrants blog awards

The list of winners of the 2010 Philippine Expats/OFW Blog Awards is now posted online. OFW means Overseas Filipino Workers.

India: Capturing Images in the Fog

Arun at India Travel Blog shares some useful tips about how best to capture landscapes, when taking photographs in foggy weather.

Oprah Down Under: Not Everybody’s Cup of McCafe

Oprah Winfrey’s fans seem to have lapped up her Australian tour which finished with taping of her show at the Sydney Opera House. However her trip also has had its...

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