· November, 2007

Stories about Travel from November, 2007

Belize: Flight Ban

  22 November 2007

Back to Living in Paradise reports that a civil aviation ban barring two of Belize's airlines from flying into Guatemala has been having far-ranging effects: “While the airlines have been forced to refund fares…the biggest loser has been the tourist industry in Peten which has been deprived of around thirty...

Japan:Travelogue from Georgia

  20 November 2007

Japanese blogger and blog journalism analyst Fujishiro Hiroyuki of Gatonews has posted a three-part travelogue, recording his trip to Georgia last month[Ja]. (1, 2, and 3) The series describes his experience in detail with photos. The blogger also expresses his concern about the current state of the country and worries...

Jamaica: The Road Less Traveled

  19 November 2007

“It's one of those moments when you stop waiting for something to happen, and you make something happen,” writes Francis Wade, as he sets about helping to fix certain roads in Jamaica.

Morocco: Trampling Marakkesh

  18 November 2007

Marakkesh is regaining its days of glory as the Mecca of tourists. With new mentions in international media, what do Moroccan bloggers have to say about the influx of tourists into their country? Here are the views from two of Morocco's louder bloggers.

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Impulse Purchase?

  17 November 2007

“When I travel back to the U.S. I am blown away by how often the message is beamed at me to ‘BUY NOW, OR ELSE.’ Here in Jamaica, however, things don't quite work like that” – and Francis Wade likes it that way.

Bahrain: Kitting Out An Islamic Car

  17 November 2007

This week in Bahrain we have a thoughtful post about the nature of God, a story of a sex education class, visitors’ varying experiences of both Bahrain and Spain, and a complaint about public toilets. There is also an intriguing examination of the specifications an Islamic car should have…

Estonia: The Swedes

  16 November 2007

Itching for Eestimaa writes about Estonian Swedes: “…I came to the conclusion that Estonian Swedes do have a certain unspoken minority status in Estonia: they are marginal. No one writes about them. No one thinks about them. They exist, are deemed somewhat exotic, but then forgotten. They are simply unimportant....

Trinidad & Tobago: WordPress Woes

  16 November 2007

Lifespan of a Chennette is in Turkey without WordPress and compares herself to “that cat on the wall, in Antalya, sulking a bit…I had no intention of making any kind of political comment on Turkey, but this is frustrating.”

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