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Archive for May, 2013
 

 
 

Travel Quiz of the Week: Flags of the World

Flags hold a special place in our hearts. For most of us, when we see the flag of our home country, we swell with pride. Some salute their flag, some pledge allegiance to it, some even burn it. But no matter what you do, flags ...
by Jim Cheney
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The Three Pagodas of Chong Sheng Temple in Dali, China.

Tripologist’s Picks of the Week: May 25, 2013

Every week on Tripologist, I like to share some of my favorite travel related posts from around the web. If you have a post that you think is especially great and would like to be included in a future edition, put a comment be...
by Jim Cheney
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The ruins of Ephesus and the Library of Celsus in southern Turkey.

Discuss: Where Do You Most Want to Return?

Everyone has a travel destination they want to return to. It doesn’t matter if you’ve only traveled to a few places or many, we all have a destination where we just didn’t get enough time to see and do everyth...
by Jim Cheney
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Look up through the bamboo at the Juk Nok Won Bamboo Forest in Damyang, South Korea.

Photo of the Week: Staring Up at a Bamboo Canopy

The sound of wind through a bamboo forest is one of the most beautiful sounds in the world. More quiet and peaceful than the wind through a regular forest, the peaceful sound of rustling bamboo leaves makes it easy to appreciat...
by Jim Cheney
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The famous Balinese Rice Terraces.

Bali, Indonesia: Welcome to Paradise [Guest Post]

“Welcome to Paradise!” says the sign that greets the mostly Australian visitors to the Indonesian island of Bali. Taxi drivers grab tourists right out of the airport doors, hoping they do not realize that they should first...
by a Guest Contributor
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The area around Yangshuo, China, is perfect for a bike ride.

Getting Utterly Lost in Yangshuo, China’s Yulong River Valley

There is an odd mix of desperation and uneasiness that sets in when you’re lost in a foreign country. Doubly so when you’re lost in a country like China. It took me about 2 seconds to realize my Chinese, which cons...
by Jim Cheney
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