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· October, 2013

Stories about Travel from October, 2013

From Fiji to Italy, Global Eco-Tourism Communities Blossom

TribeWanted has developed a model for self-sustainable eco-retreats that are co-funded by members and operated together with locals at a growing number of worldwide locations.

Construction of 1 Billion Euro Resort Begins in Montenegro

Luštica Bay, near Tivat on the Montenegrin coast, is being developed by Swiss Orascom Development into a large-scale resort bay and marina. The resort is a colossal undertaking in the...

Everyone Suffers in Manila Traffic

Filipino journalist Iris Cecilia Gonzales writes about how people suffer from Manila's notorious street traffic: When one is stuck in traffic in Manila's streets, there's no escape. Everyone suffers —...

Thailand Shark Conservation Project

The Thailand eShark Project was launched in light of the reported 95 percent drop in shark sightings in Thailand. The Thailand eShark Project results will be used to bring awareness...

Japan: OpenStreetMap Aggregates Typhoon Info

OpenStreetMap users volunteered their time to create a crisis map of Izu Oshima island [ja], a small island to the south of Tokyo where more than a dozen of people were killed...

‘Can We Call Ourselves Free?': Indians Talk #HumanRights On Blog Action Day

The fight for human rights in India, where child labor, indigenous exploitation, entrenched stereotypes and other violations remain a problem, is far from over, bloggers wrote...

I Didn't Visit Westgate Mall

Matt Hunte, our St. Lucia author, has 20 thoughts around Nairobi's popular Westgate shopping mall, the scene of a horrific militant attack last month.

Landmark Ruling in Discrimination Case Puts the Caribbean First

The Caribbean Court of Justice's decision in a controversial discrimination case sends the signal that regional citizens have the right to freedom of movement across CARICOM states, without suffering harassment.

Oktoberfest in Lomé, Togo

The month of October is most often associated with Beer fest in Germany. Yet it seems that it is also slowly becoming a tradition in Togo. LoveJoyce Amavi, a blogger...

Follow AfricaHackTrip Online

A group of developers and designers from Europe who are curious about the emerging African tech hubs are on hack trip of the continent. Check out their blog or Tumblr...

PHOTOS: Life Inside Myanmar

Photographer Geoffrey Hiller has documented life inside Myanmar from 1987 up to the recent historic transition

South Korea: Travel Writer, Different Culture, and Expat Community

Occasional blogger, John Bocskay had an interview with travel writer Rolf Potts who championed the famed word ‘vegabond’. Potts, who spent several years in South Korea’s second largest city, Pusan, said:...

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