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· July, 2014

Stories about Travel from July, 2014

“Very Difficult to Care about Madagascar”

Thomas Friedman recently traveled to Madagascar and posits that Americans need to pay more attention to the economic and ecological disaster that threatens the island. Some of his readers did...

All Aboard! This is Landlocked Kyrgyzstan's Train to the Coast!

The train to the seaside is a time-honored tradition in countries across the world. Even countries like Kyrgyzstan, that don't have a sea.

Reasons to Take a Trip Once in a While

On her blog Historias de una mujer lobo (Stories of a female werewolf), Natalia Cartolini reflects on the reasons why a trip can be beneficial as, in her opinion, “the...

Venezuela Suspends -and Brings Back- Flights to Netherlands Antilles

On Friday June 25, 2015, Venezuela government announced the suspension of all flights between Venezuela and the Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Curazao, Bonaire, Saint Marteen and other islands). According to Venezuelan...

Malaysia's Government, Opposition and People Unite to Demand Justice For MH17 Crash

Malaysia’s Parliament held an emergency session and unanimously approved a motion condemning those who are responsible for shooting down the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 which killed 298 people.

Four Kosovars Walk to Brussels for Visa-free Travel Privileges

On July 17, 2014, four men from Kosovo completed a 78-day walk from eastern Kosovo to Brussels, Belgium. The goal of their trek was to incite EU officials to grant...

Was Singapore Airlines’ Facebook and Twitter Message After the MH17 Crash Insensitive?

After news broke out about the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, Singapore Airlines posted this message on Facebook and Twitter: Customers may wish to note that Singapore Airlines...

Malaysians on MH17 Crash: “Regardless of Nationality, We Are All United in Grief”

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed in eastern Ukraine Thursday evening. The plane was carrying 298 passengers and crew members.

The Splendour of the Cave of Lourdes

The Cave of Lourdes is an astonishing structure located in Puerto Deseado, province of Santa Cruz (Argentina). It's a majestic sanctuary in Cañadón de las Bandurrias, originated in Tellier spot...

What We Take With Us

From Tegucigalpa, capital city of Honduras, Madame Gumbeaux tells she will return to live in the United States in a few weeks, and lists what she will miss… and other...

Featured Posts on #RedViajAR This Week

Every week, Argentinian blogger network Red Viajar posts a review of the most important articles of the week. This time, among the recommendations is this post dedicated to Amatlan de...

Bermuda: Who's the Murderer?

Two Bermudian bloggers raise interesting questions about carnage on the nation's roads, even going so far as to call road fatalities “murder”.

Welcome to Che Guevara Home Museum

Alta Gracia [es] is located in the department Santa María, province of Córdoba, Argentina. It's listed as World Heritage Site and among its attactions we find the Che Guevara Home...

Need a Passport in Trinidad and Tobago? Thanks to a Labour Fracas, You Can't Have One

The office producing passports was closed indefinitely. Many have been forced to cancel flights and people requiring medical treatment abroad have been affected.

Sexual Abuse of Children in Tourism in Southeast Asia

The Project Childhood Prevention Pillar, an initiative of the Australian government, has released a study about the prevalence of sexual abuse of children in the Southeast Asian region. It cited...

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