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Archive for April, 2012
 

 
The beautiful and imposing Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Photo of the Week: A Different Look at Angkor Wat

From the first time that I saw a picture of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia, I knew that I wanted to see it in person. To me, it is one of the most beautifully odd buildings ever built. Over the last week, I’ve had the ...
by Jim Cheney
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The terraced rows of green tea at the Boseong Green Tea Fields in South Korea.

Off the Beaten Path: The Boseong Green Tea Fields in South Korea

While living in South Korea for two years and traveling extensively around the country, I discovered many beautiful and awe-inspiring places. However, if you had to ask me for my favorites, the Boseong Green Tea Fields would ea...
by Jim Cheney
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An Asian elephant poses for the camera at Baan Chang Elephant Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Photo of the Week: Feeding Elephants in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Last Thursday, I had the chance to visit the Baan Chang Elephant Park outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. While there, I got to learn how to mount an elephant bareback and to give it commands. I also had a chance to feed, ride, an...
by Jim Cheney
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Planning your long-term travel is easy with the Tripologist Travel Planning Service.

The Basics of Planning Long-Term Travel

When thinking about traveling for more than a few weeks, it can be daunting trying to plan your trip. Maybe you already have a few key countries, cities, or sights that you know you want to see, or maybe you just have a serious...
by Jim Cheney
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Jim Cheney and Julie Cheney from tripologist.com ride on segways with Segway Gibbon in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Gliding Through Chiang Mai, Thailand, with Segway Gibbon

Ever since I first saw a Segway Personal Transporter, I have wanted to ride one. Even hearing that the company’s president died when he fell from a cliff on his Segway didn’t diminish my desire to try this unique fo...
by Jim Cheney
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Fisherman show the traditional Daegaya way to catch fish at the 2011 Daegaya Experience Festival in Goryeong, South Korea.

Photo of the Week: Traditional Fisherman at the 2011 Daegaya Experience Festival

Last April, I had the chance to attend the 2011 Daegaya Experience Festival in Goryeong, South Korea. The festival was held in a beautiful park, surrounded by mountains, and was a great way to learn about the ancient culture of...
by Jim Cheney
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