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Archive for June, 2013

What country has the best food? In my opinion, it's Thailand.

Discuss: What Country Has the Best Food?

There are very few ways to better discover a culture than through its food. In fact, some travelers base their entire travel plans around what countries have the best culinary tradition. However, ask 10 travelers what country h...
by Jim Cheney

Me eating lunch near the Teotihuacan Pyramids in 2003.

Discuss: What’s Your Biggest Travel Regret?

Every traveler has a regret, something that they wish they had done, or something they wish they hadn’t done, while they were on the road. So, for this week’s discussion, I want to know, what is your biggest travel ...
by Jim Cheney



Google Reader Shutting Down July 1: How to Keep Up With Tripologist

If you haven’t heard, Google Reader will be shutting down on July 1. If you follow Tripologist through our RSS feed, you’ll need to find another way to keep up with all the updates on the site. Here are a few option...
by Jim Cheney

Water crashing over the edge of Niagara Falls near the Visitors Center in Canada.

Travel Quiz of the Week: Canada

Since I spent the last week north of the border in Toronto, Canada, I thought that the country would make a great topic for this week’s travel quiz. Do you know which city is the capital of Canada? What about the length o...
by Jim Cheney


The monks of Luang Prabang complete their morning alm ritual.

Discuss: Is UNESCO Ruining Our World Heritage?

This week, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, better known as UNESCO, is meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to debate and vote on the next batch of World Heritage Sites. Over the course of the ...
by Jim Cheney

The view of Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls from the platform of "Behind the Falls".

Photo of the Week: The Majesty of Niagara Falls

This past week I was able to visit Niagara Falls for the first time in my life. While there are many impressive ways to see the falls, the viewing platform for Journey Behind the Falls on the Canadian side is definitely the mos...
by Jim Cheney