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· May, 2012

Stories about Travel from May, 2012

Sri Lanka: The Difficulty Of Getting A Chinese Visa

Indi.ca writes about the difficulty of getting a Chinese Visa in Sri Lanka.

Cuba: Bloggers Discuss Mariela Castro's US Visit

On the heels of United States President Barack Obama's support for gay marriage, Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and Director of the country's Centro Nacional de...

North Korean Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur Dishing up Dollars?

Diana van Oort wrote a post on North Korean restaurants in Kaula Lumpur in one travel site. After explaining her general impressions of food, service and atmosphere, the author included...

Bhutan: Learning About A Stone Bath

Sabrina from USA continues her adventure in Bhutan and learns about a stone bath.

Mozambique: Diving and Defending Marine Life

Recent alarm has been raised about overfishing at one of Mozambique's most important tourist beaches. We document involvement of Mozambicans as dive professionals and conservationists - crucial to a sustainable...

Eritrea: Visit Eritrea Blog

Learn about Eritrea from Visit Eritrea blog: “The Visit Eritrea blog is designed to provide readers with a regular update on issues relevant to Eritrea.”

Cape Verde: Encouraging Storytelling and Creative Writing

Set over the course of seven weeks, a creative writing competition promoted by the young Cape Verdean journalist Odair Varela on his blog, has led a dozen word lovers to...

China: Motor-Powered Breakfast Crepes

The Presurfer shares a video where we can see how the Beijing Jianbing is made. This large breakfast crepe is made possible thanks to a very steady hand and a...

Costa Rica: The Circus that Saves Children's Lives

To the south of Costa Rica lies the town of Perez Zeledon, home to the Fantazztico Circus that is giving children and youth in the region a chance to stay...

Laos: Luang Prabang Airport

Sao Darly posts photos and a video clip of the new airport of Luang Prabang in Laos

India: The Best Tea Cafés

There is a new hype in India – the rise of tea cafés (tea lounges or tea bars). Charukeshi lists some of the best tea cafés in different Indian cities...

Cuba: Bloggers Offended by Archbishop's Statements

As if the Archbishop of Havana hadn't sufficiently ruffled bloggers' feathers over the recent papal visit to Cuba - specifically his request to have protesters removed from a church and...

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