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What it Means to be a Westerner

USA | Thu, 18 Aug 2011 | By doshin | Views [290]

I can't talk well about being a Utha-n because I am not one. I haven't lived here long enough, and I don't feel like a true Utah person to be able to speak about this with authority. So I will expand my comments to embrace the whole region, the intermountain ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, usa, western states

The Best and the Worst about the Culture of the US

USA | Thu, 18 Aug 2011 | By ehalvey | Views [2085]

I believe I am meant to be the citizen of another country. While there are plenty of things to love about the US, I seem to click better with Europe and their public transportation, investment in the arts, free healthcare and affordable higher education, ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, baseball, driving, food, travel, united states

Worst/Best in Italy

ITALY | Thu, 18 Aug 2011 | By ssa | Views [1221]

THE WORST It is easy and pretty clear what is worst in Italy. Politics. In the years, this country, well known for fashion and good food, has been held by corrupted governments. Those of you who come from countries with a relatively ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, berlusconi, best, culture, italy, macro, maxxi, museum, politics, worst

Do's and Don'ts in South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Wed, 17 Aug 2011 | By aussieontheroad | Views [3772]

South Korea might not technically be my backyard, especially not now that I'm back in Australia and away from the land of kimchi, all night binge drinking, and criminally short skirts. As a part of World Nomads Blog Your Backyard project, ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, blog your backyard south korea, dos and donts south korea, south korea, south korea drinking culture, south korea food, south korea street food, south korean culture, south korean life, things to do south korea

The Best and Worst of South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 17 Aug 2011 | By thea | Views [3969]

If you are not entirely convinced about visiting South Africa, then here are in my view, some of the best aspects of South Africa that will surely persuade you otherwise. Oh yes, and let us not forget the worst ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, south africa

Photos: Blog Your Backyard

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 17 Aug 2011 | By libby-k8 | Photo Gallery

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Do's and Don'ts in New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 16 Aug 2011 | By libby-k8 | Views [9181] | Comments [3]

In the spirit of Blog Your Backyard , I'm going to share the dos and don'ts that came to mind when I thought about my beloved homeland: New Zealand/Aotearoa/Godzone. ;p I have to start with this one, because it's important. DON'T... expect to ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, festivals, food, maori, new zealand, new zealand tourism, rugby, why go to new zealand

What it means to be a New Zealander

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 16 Aug 2011 | By annamargaretta | Views [1201]

What it means to be a New Zealander I can only speak from my own experience, as a seventh generation New Zealander, growing up in Southland -- at the bottom of the South Island.  As a child growing up in New Zealand, I learnt the ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, #kiwi

Do's and dont's in Indonesia

INDONESIA | Tue, 16 Aug 2011 | By worldjourney | Views [889]

Living and traveling to some town in Indonesia make realize even Indonesia have many different culture, i realize that this every culture have the same value Do: 1.Bid when buying Even Indonesia already have many development but there still some ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, bahasa, food, traffic

5 things you must do in Dubai

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Tue, 16 Aug 2011 | By celeste | Views [3769]

Dubai: UAE It's not in the middle of the year (super unbearable hot Jun to Sep), it's not Ramadan (muslim holidays where you are not allowed to eat or drink outside and strict limitations with restaurants and music apply) and your ... Read more >

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Best and Worst of Spain

SPAIN | Tue, 16 Aug 2011 | By redheaded_spaniard | Views [4830] | Comments [3]

Spain is different as some old slogan used to say and it is right! There must be indeed something different here when so many people choose to visit us. This is a destination you must come to at least once in your life since it won’t disappoint you.... Read more >

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Do's and Don't's in Germany

GERMANY | Mon, 15 Aug 2011 | By iloenchen | Views [7943] | Comments [4]

Do’s and Don't’s in Germany So you’ve decided to travel to Germany and are now planning your trip. If you’re anything like me, you’ve got all your guidebooks spread out around you and are trying to figure out where to go and what to ... Read more >

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Best and worst of New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 14 Aug 2011 | By annamargaretta | Views [1522] | Comments [2]

BEST:  Niche-scale produce: M icro-brewed beer, local wine, textiles and honey We have the landscape, the craft and the love for making quality. Drawing upon our grass roots' culture, we as New Zealanders, love to make stuff - and we have ... Read more >

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Do's and Dont's in India

INDIA | Sat, 13 Aug 2011 | By sparklenshines | Views [4502] | Comments [1] | Video

Everytime my friend from Germany gets an invitation from me to visit India, she freaks out. In spite of all the news of rock/ pop stars going for India-themed weddings and getting themselves inked in Sanskrit quotes, I think the general traveler is pretty ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, crowds, festivals, home, india, mumbai, sanskrit, stare, weddings

Do's and Dont's of Australia

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 13 Aug 2011 | By josh_shona | Views [346]

Do touch the animals: The native fauna of Australia is the most bizarre in the world. Egg laying milk feeding poisonous warm blooded marsupials, yep we got them. If you want to see a kangaroo, then do you want to see a little fella ... Read more >

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Do’s and Don’t’s in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 13 Aug 2011 | By thea | Views [6242]

South Africa is an extremely diversified country. With nine provinces, it offers visitors a multitude of activities and experiences in which to thoroughly enjoy what the country has to offer. South Africa has it all, including a ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, cape town, johannesburg, south africa, wildlife

My Do's and Don't in Italy

ITALY | Fri, 12 Aug 2011 | By ssa | Views [1465]

DO's 1- Open your eyes Italy is the place of many contradictions, spanning from the South of Europe to the North of Africa, it could not be different. You will feel and see how it is different to speak to someone from ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, blogyourbackyard, fashion, filp-flops, holidays, italy, milan, rome, suggestions, venice

Best and Worst of Indonesia

INDONESIA | Fri, 12 Aug 2011 | By sittirasuna | Views [2793]

  Kick the Air - Candi Sambisari, Central Java Best The Hospitality Indonesians are best at their hospitality. We love smiling to other people, our guests or even strangers. One of wisdom sentence ... Read more >

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5 Things You Must Do in Nashville NOT Related to Music

USA | Fri, 12 Aug 2011 | By ehalvey | Views [22369] | Comments [4]

When you say Nashville, most people think of country music and songwriting.  And maybe cowboy boots.  We do have plenty to offer related to all three, but I'll let you in on what we have if, like me, you could care less about country and don't ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, at home, bars, farmers markets, museums, nashville, tennessee, tourism, travel

Dos and Don'ts of the United Arab Emirates

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Thu, 11 Aug 2011 | By princess2802 | Views [4751] | Comments [1]

I seem to have a lot of places I can call my backyard these days. So when World Nomads kicked off their Blog your Backyard project, I saw it as a fantastic way to show off the best bits of the cities that I have called home. I am used to playing ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, city, dubai, uae

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