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· August, 2014

Stories about Travel from August, 2014

Experience the “Hanoi Soundwalk” Interactive Audio Tour

  26 August 2014

The Soundwalk is an “interactive, geo-locative audio tour” where a user with a headphone and smartphone app equipped with GPS can hear sounds as he or she walks around the city. …when you move around the sounds will appear to be coming from a particular location, and you can discover...

Digital Reconstruction of Cambodia's Angkor Wat

  24 August 2014

The Smithsonian Channel has uploaded a video showing a digital reconstruction of Cambodia's Angkor Wat using 3D image technology. Angkor Wat (Temple City) is a popular tourism destination in Cambodia which used to be the capital of the Khmer Empire in the 12th century. It is also a massive religious...

Safety Measures Against Ebola in Cuba

  19 August 2014

Thus far, no-one in Cuba has contracted the deadly Ebola virus and the government wants to keep it that way. Havana Times reports on “increased control measures to prevent the possible introduction of Ebola into Cuba”, adding that The Ministry of Public Health and other supporting agencies are being extra...

Derailed Train Exposed Inefficient Philippine Mass Transport System

  17 August 2014

Scores were injured when a train overshot its stop at a busy intersection in south Manila. The crash ignited an intense discussion about the weak and inefficient mass transportation system in the Philippines. Authorities vowed to improve train service amid rising public anger over the incident.

How Much Infuence do Travel Blogs Have?

  8 August 2014

GV contributor Laura Schneider posts on her blog a survey by travel bloggers to know how much influence do travel blogs have when traveling. You can participte and send your own survey until September 1. The results will be published on the network website.. This post was part of the...

A Terrifying Experience at A Mumbai Train Station

  6 August 2014

Blogger Antarik Anwesan recalls an alarming experience at Goregaon train Station in Mumbai, India. A local train started from the platform without notice and the crowd hurried to get on board. As the train gathered speed quickly, some people fell from the door and two persons were miraculously saved from...

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