One of the teachers at IH Tom uses www.travelpod.com to post accounts of his travels. He has been to 14 countries and has four separate blogs:
Western Illinois University – the funniest five months of my life! Aug 07, 2001 to Dec 19, 2001
Road Trip: California and beyond Dec 28, 2004 to Jan 20, 2005
Yemen – poor in oil-wealth, rich in culture… a forgotten jewel in the sun-drenched Arabian crown. Oct 13, 2005 to Dec 22, 2006
My Arabian Odyssey – learning Arabic, separating people from politics and dispelling myths in the heart of the Middle East Feb 22, 2007 to Jul 19, 2008
I can recommend an article about a bus journey from hell in Yemen.
Here is the place to go: