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· April, 2014

Stories about Travel from April, 2014

27 April 2014

So You Need to Get Around Madagascar?

Public transportation can be a challenge in Madagascar. The country's road infrastructure is antiquated and underdeveloped and overcrowded buses and minivans are often the only option.

Former Malaysian PM Blames Boeing for MH370 Disaster

23 April 2014

Pure Grenada

20 April 2014

Philippine Jeepney: World War II Surplus Vehicle that Became a Cultural Icon

The jeepney is the undisputed ‘King of the Road’ in the past half-century in the Philippines. Check out some creative designs and practical uses of this famous vehicle.

18 April 2014

In Bangladesh, Cycling to Break Free of Dhaka's Notorious Traffic

Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.

28 Dead, 268 Still Missing in South Korean Ferry Sinking

A South Korean ferry heading to a resort island sank with hundreds of passengers. The captain and crew evacuated early, well before most of the passengers.

13 April 2014

Thailand’s ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ of the Songkran Festival

Songkran is a celebration of the Thai New Year but it is also the period when road accidents shoot up across the country.

Expat Life in China: A Review Of Unsavory Elements

11 April 2014

Rapper Ja Rule Is the New $23,000 Face for Botswana Diamonds

Diamonds are the country's main export, and some web users were not thrilled to have the rapper promoting them.

9 April 2014

Japan Makes Public Transportation More Stroller-Friendly for Parents

Traveling with a baby stroller on Japan's crowded public transportation can make for an uncomfortable juggling act. New standardized rules aim to make it easier for parents.

Cambodia's Angkor Wat Now on Google Street View

7 April 2014

300 Pakistan International Airlines Employees Fired for Fake Degrees

It's not the first scandal of its kind to rock Pakistan, where even lawmakers have been caught using fake academic degrees.

6 April 2014

Habal-Habal: The Philippine Motorcycle That Gives 10 People a Ride

Can a motorcycle carry 10 passengers? Yes if you're in the Philippines where a modified bike is used as a public transport in rural villages

4 April 2014

Online Protest as Trinidad Muslims Detained in Venezuela

Protests in front of the Venezuelan embassy in Trinidad have also gone virtual, after local Muslims were detained over an alleged plot to overthrow the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

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