What’s on TV…over there?

So Americano, you know what travel ads come up on your TVs. It’s usually something tropical. Maybe a big city. Very rarely there is an ad that overlooks a mountain and some movie star/athlete/retired-politician-who-we-sorta-like-because-we-hate-our-current-politician reps his or her home state.

Somebodyisfromhere.com was recently watching CNN International in Venice and he got to wondering what kind of ads they had. He may very well have done this because watching ads was far more rewarding than watching Richard Quest yell, but his research was thorough nonetheless. Or, well, he wrote down the first four he saw.


Lebanon, Astana*, Ukraine, and Georgia.

Does your family still need a summer vacation? Maybe you feel like spending Christmas abroad? Perhaps, you have no front runners.

*has been the capital of Kazakhstan since 1997, and is the country’s second largest city (after Almaty, the former capital) with an officially estimated population of 708,794 as of 1 August 2010. It is located in the north-central portion of Kazakhstan, within Akmola Province, though administrated separately from the province as a federal city area.


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