The site Global Voices Online has go a lot of pretty informative stuff in their series of blogs. Global Voices Online is a non-profit global citizens’ media project, that was sponsored by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at the Harvard Law School. They provide access to conversations and ideas appearing around the world on other blogs or podcasts and posts links to these websites on a daily basis. Check ou the Global Roundup Archive to get a sense of the type of information available including news and commentary on blogs in Senegal, Kenya, Estonia, Oman, Burma and countless other places. It’s an excellent alternative news resource that world travelers can turn to for first hand accounts of politics, economics and culture in countries that often don’t receive adequate coverage by mainstream media.