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Archive for June, 2013
 

 
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
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The CN Tower in Toronto, Canada.

A Video Introduction to Toronto, Canada

Toronto, Canada, is one of the coolest cities in North America. Having visited it for the first time a few weeks ago, I was instantly struck with the beauty and diversity of the city. With wonderful sights like the CN Tower, li...
by Jim Cheney
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he Petronas Towers, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are fantastic and worth visiting, especially after dark.

Tripologist’s Picks of the Week: June 15, 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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A Whirlpool Jet Boat splashes through class-5 rapids on the Niagara River.

How I Stopped Being a Wuss: Surviving the Whirlpool Jet Boat at Niagara Falls

Hurtling towards the rapids ahead of us, their peaks and valleys rising and falling like a majestic mountain range, my heart started to beat faster. Suddenly, our boat started to climb, and then just as quickly dipped into the...
by Jim Cheney
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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
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A welcoming intro to Toronto along Graffiti Alley.

Photo Essay: Amazing Graffiti in Toronto

Once considered the scourge of cities, graffiti is becoming a more and more accepted form of art. However, this isn’t the kind of art that you’ll see in a museum. Instead, to find the best graffiti, you have to look...
by Jim Cheney
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