A Friday In http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22607/all en #AFridayIn: Correspondents take over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/series/a-friday-in-twitter-series <div class="field field-type-text field-field-report-short-desc"> <div class="field-label">Series Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost's Twitter feed is showcasing the voices and personal experiences of our network of correspondents. In a project called "A Friday In ...," a different correspondent based internationally takes over the GlobalPost @AFridayIn account and tweets about his or her travels and daily activities.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost correspondents add some local spice to @GlobalPost. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-report-articles"> <div class="field-label">Articles in Series:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130712/afridayin-greek-island-syros-tourism">A Friday on the Greek island of Syros</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130624/afridayin-los-angeles-california">#AFridayIn: Los Angeles, California</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130614/afridayin-brighton-uk">#AFridayIn: Brighton, UK</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130607/afridayin-hong-kong-dim-sum">#AFridayIn Hong Kong: Dim sum</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/130524/afridayin-the-port-karachi">#AFridayIn: The Port of Karachi</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130517/afridayin-the-nantucket-wine-festival">#AFridayIn: The Nantucket Wine Festival</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130506/afridayin-johannesburg-south-africa">#AFridayIn: Johannesburg, South Africa</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/americas/mexico/130330/good-friday-autlan-mexico">A Good Friday In Autlán, Mexico</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/130315/coffee-condos-and-car-crashes-friday-toronto">A Friday In Toronto: An urban adventure in &#039;Hogtown&#039;</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/business/130308/friday-sxsw">A Friday in SXSW: GlobalPost goes to South by Southwest</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/entertainment/130302/afridayin-truefalse-documentary-film-fest-columbia-mo">#AFridayIn True/False Film Fest, Columbia, Mo.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/130222/travel-afridayin-berlin-hipsters">#AFridayIn Neukölln, Berlin</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/130215/friday-delhi-jalebis-and-paranthas-chandni-chowk">#AFridayIn Delhi: Jalebis and paranthas in Chandni Chowk</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/globalpost-a-friday-in-amsterdam">Pot, clogs and cheese: #AFridayIn Amsterdam</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/americas/venezuela/121005/friday-caracas-gupta-takes-over-globalpost">#AFridayIn Caracas: Gupta takes over GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120831/friday-namibia-conway-smith-takes-over-globalpost">#AFridayIn Namibia: Conway-Smith takes over @GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/130125/a-friday-in-pakistan-life-in-karachi-photos">It&#039;s a weird, wide world, but someone&#039;s gotta explore it</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/121228/friday-jerusalem-at-mahane-yehuda-mark">A Friday in Jerusalem: At Mahane Yehuda market, Friday is the new Saturday</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/121221/friday-tokyos-biggest-fish-market-gps-mccurry">A Friday in Tokyo&#039;s biggest fish market with GP&#039;s Justin McCurry</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130111/there-no-more-beautiful-urban-space">&#039;There is no more beautiful urban space&#039; </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120817/friday-patrick-winn-takes-over-globalpost">A Friday in Bangkok: Patrick Winn takes over @GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130104/friday-boston-at-globalpost-headquarters-%2523afridayin">A Friday in the GlobalPost newsroom</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/121207/katakat-lessons-karimjee-friday-karachi">Katakat lessons from Karimjee: A Friday in Karachi</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121215/blustery-city-biking-friday-london">Blustery city biking: A Friday in London</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121116/friday-maine-leasca-and-the-hope-elephants-take-">A Friday in Maine: Leasca and the Hope Elephants take over @GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/121130/afridayin-joburg-night-the-town">@AFridayIn Joburg: a night on the town</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121109/friday-cairo-cunningham-takes-over-globalpost-tour-po">A Friday in Cairo: Cunningham takes over @GlobalPost to tour historic market</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/cambodia/121102/friday-cambodia-greenwood-takes-over-globalpost">A Friday in Cambodia: Greenwood takes over @GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120914/friday-london-neild-takes-over-globalpost">A Friday in London: Neild takes over @GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121026/friday-geneva-besant-takes-over-globalpost">A Friday in Geneva: Besant takes over @GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120824/friday-cairo-erin-cunningham-takes-over-globalpost">A Friday in Cairo: Erin Cunningham takes over @GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/121019/friday-berlin-deasy-takes-over-globalpost">A Friday in Berlin: Deasy takes over @GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/americas/peru/120907/friday-lima-tegel-takes-over-globalpost">A Friday in Lima: Tegel takes over @GlobalPost</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/120921/friday-montreal-ralph-takes-over-globalpost">A Friday in Montreal: Ralph takes over @GlobalPost</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Media</legend><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-singlecol-headerimage"> <div class="field-label">Single-column header image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_singlecol_headerimage" width="1280" height="640" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/afridayinsingle.png?1348250462" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-sectionwideheaderimage"> <div class="field-label">Wide Header Banner:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_sectionwideheaderimage" width="940" height="191" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/banners/afridayin.png?1348250461" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> A Friday In Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5719915 at http://www.globalpost.com @GlobalPost introduces A Friday In ... http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/globalpost-introduces-friday Starting this Friday, GlobalPost's Twitter feed will showcase the voices and personal experiences of these correspondents. In a project called "A Friday In ...," a different correspondent based around the world will take over the @GlobalPost account and tweet about his or her travels and daily activities.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/globalpost-introduces-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Twitter Technology Thailand Thu, 16 Aug 2012 19:29:00 +0000 News Desk 5716226 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Bangkok: Patrick Winn takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120817/friday-patrick-winn-takes-over-globalpost Starting this Friday, GlobalPost's Twitter feed is showcasing the voices and personal experiences our correspondents based around the world. In a project called "A Friday In ...," a different correspondent based internationally will take over the @GlobalPost account and tweet about his or her travels and daily activities. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120817/friday-patrick-winn-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Asia-Pacific Thailand Fri, 17 Aug 2012 12:54:00 +0000 News Desk 5716348 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Cairo: Erin Cunningham takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120824/friday-cairo-erin-cunningham-takes-over-globalpost <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost&#39;s Twitter feed is showcasing the voices and personal experiences of our correspondents based around the world.</p> <p>In a project called &quot;A Friday In ...,&quot; a different correspondent based internationally is taking over the @GlobalPost account and tweeting about his or her travels and daily activities.</p> <p>This week, our senior Egypt correspondent, Erin Cunningham, took over the feed from Cairo, where she live-tweeted protests against the Muslim Brotherhood. See her tweets below.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120824/friday-cairo-erin-cunningham-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Egypt Politics Middle East Fri, 24 Aug 2012 18:36:09 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5717088 at http://www.globalpost.com #AFridayIn Namibia: Conway-Smith takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120831/friday-namibia-conway-smith-takes-over-globalpost This week, our South Africa correspondent, Erin Conway-Smith, took over the feed from Namibia, where she live-tweeted while on a safari.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120831/friday-namibia-conway-smith-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Africa Namibia Travel/Tourism Want to Know Fri, 31 Aug 2012 19:12:00 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5717913 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Lima: Tegel takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/peru/120907/friday-lima-tegel-takes-over-globalpost <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost&#39;s Twitter feed is showcasing the voices and personal experiences of our correspondents based around the world. In a project called &quot;<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/globalpost-introduces-friday">A Friday In ...</a>,&quot; a different correspondent based internationally is taking over the @GlobalPost account and tweeting about his or her travels and daily activities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/peru/120907/friday-lima-tegel-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Americas Peru Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:42:00 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5718547 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in London: Neild takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120914/friday-london-neild-takes-over-globalpost <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost&#39;s Twitter feed is showcasing the voices and personal experiences of our correspondents based around the world. In a project called &quot;<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/globalpost-introduces-friday">A Friday In ...</a>,&quot; a different correspondent based internationally is taking over the @GlobalPost account and tweeting about his or her travels and daily activities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120914/friday-london-neild-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In United Kingdom Fri, 14 Sep 2012 21:12:00 +0000 Lizzy Tomei 5719406 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Montreal: Ralph takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/120921/friday-montreal-ralph-takes-over-globalpost <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost&#39;s Talia Beth Ralph is not exactly new to Montreal. Her family has lived in this intriguing Canadian city for five generations. As part of the GlobalPost Twitter series, &quot;A Friday In ...,&quot; Ralph spent the day live-tweeting her tour of the city. She stopped at her favorite bagel and poutine spots, shared some old family tales and went shopping for a Canadian Shabbat dinner.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/120921/friday-montreal-ralph-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Travel/Tourism Food & Drink World Religion Canada Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:31:00 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5720032 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Munich: Phelan takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120928/friday-munich-phelan-takes-over-globalpost <!--paging_filter--><p>As part of the GlobalPost Twitter series, &quot;A Friday In ...,&quot; GlobalPost&#39;s Jessica Phelan spent her day making the rounds at Munich&#39;s famed Oktoberfest. Phelan taught us some new vocabulary &mdash; like &quot;mitfahrgelegenheit,&quot; German for &quot;a very organized form of hitchhiking&quot; &mdash; and reinforced some of our fondest German stereotypes. Lederhosen, anyone?</p> <p>But she also showed us that Oktoberfest isn&#39;t solely focused on brew.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120928/friday-munich-phelan-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Germany Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 28 Sep 2012 21:28:00 +0000 Lizzy Tomei 5721010 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Sao Paulo: Jill Langlois takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/121012/friday-sao-paulo-jill-langlois-takes-over-globalpost "No matter what you're into, you'll find it in #SaoPaulo." <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/121012/friday-sao-paulo-jill-langlois-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Brazil Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 12 Oct 2012 20:06:21 +0000 Lizzy Tomei 5722429 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Berlin: Deasy takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/121019/friday-berlin-deasy-takes-over-globalpost <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost&#39;s Kristin Deasy traveled to different neighborhoods of Berlin Friday to talk to residents and tourists about their view of the United States ahead of the presidential election for the &quot;A Friday In&quot; series.</p> <p>At a cafe in Berlin&#39;s diverse Kreuzberg, Deasy talked to Federico from Italy, who thinks the United States should, &quot;Try to listen a bit more &amp; talk a bit less.&quot; In Mitte, Paul from Stuttgart tells Deasy that the United States needs to &quot;change the political system&quot; so that it&#39;s &quot;not so dependent on money.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/121019/friday-berlin-deasy-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Europe Germany Fri, 19 Oct 2012 21:08:00 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5723208 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Geneva: Besant takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121026/friday-geneva-besant-takes-over-globalpost <!--paging_filter--><p>Writer Alex Besant took @GlobalPost followers on a tour of Geneva Friday to explore why the small city has become one of the world&#39;s main international and diplomatic centers. He visited cultural sites and chatted with his friend, a Syrian-Geneva, about Swiss politics, the tax system, and health care.</p> <p>Wondering what they call a quarter-pounder with cheese in Switzerland? Check out the feed below.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121026/friday-geneva-besant-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Switzerland Europe Fri, 26 Oct 2012 21:08:29 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5724095 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Cambodia: Greenwood takes over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/cambodia/121102/friday-cambodia-greenwood-takes-over-globalpost <!--paging_filter--><p>Writer Faine Greenwood took GlobalPost followers along as she went on a bus trip from Cambodia&#39;s Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. After first having a Cambodian breakfast of pork and rice with kafe kamow tuk gao and visiting sites in the capital, Greenwood set off on her road trip. Apparently, no bus ride in Cambodia is complete without karaoke and the driver driving on the wrong side of the road, at least some of the time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/cambodia/121102/friday-cambodia-greenwood-takes-over-globalpost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Asia-Pacific Cambodia Fri, 02 Nov 2012 15:31:00 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5724800 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Cairo: Cunningham takes over @GlobalPost to tour historic market http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121109/friday-cairo-cunningham-takes-over-globalpost-tour-po <!--paging_filter--><p>Friday in Cairo is not only about protests at Tahrir Square. GlobalPost&#39;s Erin Cunningham takes over the @GlobalPost Twitter feed to give a guided tour of Khan al Khalili, a market built in 1382 by a Mamluk sultan. After making friends with a stray cat, Cunningham haggles for silver, spices and tacky souvenirs.</p> <p>GlobalPost&#39;s Twitter feed showcases the voices and personal experiences of our correspondents based around the world each week. A different correspondent takes over the @GlobalPost account each Friday and tweets about his or her travels and daily activities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121109/friday-cairo-cunningham-takes-over-globalpost-tour-po" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Egypt Middle East Fri, 09 Nov 2012 18:22:00 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5725488 at http://www.globalpost.com A Friday in Maine: Leasca and the Hope Elephants take over @GlobalPost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121116/friday-maine-leasca-and-the-hope-elephants-take- <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost&#39;s Stacey Leasca spent the afternoon with two lovable, lumbering residents of Hope, Maine: Rosie and Opal, two Asian elephants in their forties who &quot;don&#39;t look a day over 20,&quot; says Leasca.</p> <p>See photos and video of Rosie and Opal&#39;s antics and learn about their care in the tweets below.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121116/friday-maine-leasca-and-the-hope-elephants-take-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A Friday In Wildlife News United States Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:57:00 +0000 Lizzy Tomei 5726322 at http://www.globalpost.com