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· April, 2011

Stories about Travel from April, 2011

East Timor: Tourism potential

EngageMedia uploads a video which features the tourism potential of Dili, East Timor and the problems of the tourism sector in the country.

Bahamas: Shark Tales

Bahama Pundit‘s Larry Smith shares some good and bad news about sharks.

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: REDjet Delay

“People don’t take kindly when you make newspaper announcements that you’re coming for dinner, but you didn’t bother to inform the host”: Barbados Free Press blogs about new regional carrier...

Ukraine: “Chernobyl Tourism: Time to Put an End”

Leopolis writes about the negative effect of “Chernobyl tourism”: “It has been branded as extreme tourism. The only problem is that as opposed to jumping off a cliff, you see...

Kazakhstan, Russia: Photos of Baikonur

At Russia Blog, Anton Verstakov's photos from Baikonur, a city in Kazakhstan, rented and administered by Russia, home to the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Nicaragua: Holy Week in the Countryside

While most Nicaraguans and foreign tourists like to spend their holidays in the beach, Ronald Hill Alvarez in Sueños del Caribe [es] recommends spending the ‘Semana Santa’ (Holy Week) holidays...

Bermuda: Doing Less With More

“One of the many impacts of the PLP’s spend-a-thon over the past 10 years is that Government now cannot afford to continue many of its basic services”: Vexed Bermoothes explains...

Trinidad & Tobago: Problem or Solution?

When it comes to the country's social ills, aka_lol says: “An uncaring person is uncaring 24-7 and no amount of phony foreign accents, flowing local dialect, paper degrees, high or...

Mexico: The Reality of Public Transportation in Mexico City

Bloggers in Mexico City narrate their experiences and express their opinions on two of the most popular means of public transportation in that city: the Metro and the Metrobús.

Ukraine: Natural History Museum; Farmers’ Markets

A walk through Kyiv's Natural History Museum – at Uncataloged Museum; a look at Kyiv's farmers’ markets (here and here), as well as a traditional Ukrainian recipe for a viburnum...

Argentina: Cine York, one of ‘Argentina's Hidden Gems’

The Argentine Post writes about one of “Argentina's hidden gems,” Cine York in Buenos Aires: “The classy, inviting nature of this little theater couldn’t contrast more with the loud, plastic,...

Cambodia: Durian statue in Kampot

Tales from an Expat reports that the durian statue in Kampot, Cambodia is now complete in time for the Khmer New Year. Durian is a tasty fruit in Southeast Asia.

Azerbaijan: Overbearing Landlords

Aaron in Azerbaijan recounts two upsetting experiences with renting apartments in Azerbaijan. The blog notes how irritating  it can be when landlords appear anytime they want without notice or reason...

Colombia: Finding Colombia in New York City

Elsa Tobón walks around and Roosevelt Avenue [sp] in New York City, pointing out all the details that make her believe for a moment that she is back in Medellin,...

Jamaica, Barbados: Search Putting CARICOM at Risk?

Abeng News Magazine says that “Jamaica’s foreign minister…is intimating that…CARICOM could be threatened if an alleged vaginal search of a Jamaican woman mid March by Barbadian border service agents is...

Cuba: Carter's Visit

Different perspectives on former U.S. President Carter's Cuba visit, here and here.

Guyana: Immigration Wants to Know

Guyana-Gyal has “been fillin’ a’ visa form online” – no surprise, then, that she needs to lie down.

Bangladesh: Buddhist Tourism Sites

Bangladesh Unlocked highlights some of the archeological sites in Bangladesh which are rich and tangible remains of a great Buddhist culture.

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