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Archive for September, 2013

A Boeing 777 sits on the assembly line. Boeing Future of Flight Tour

Plane Fascinating: The Boeing Factory Tour

Planes have always fascinated me – mostly because I expect them to fall out of the sky. So, when I had a chance to visit the Boeing Factory Tour and the Future of Flight exhibit at the Boeing factory in Mukiteo, Washingto...
by Jim Cheney


Your Venice Gondola and Walking Tour Guide [Sponsored Post]

According to local legend, no one can claim to own a thoroughly accurate map of Venice. Despite Google Maps and satellite photography, a comprehensive street plan of the romantic island-city has never been created. Or so the ru...
by a Guest Contributor


A group from France performs at the 2010 Seoul Drum Festival

Capturing the Colors of Asia

I love travel photography. Whether it’s taking my own photos or looking at others, when it comes to traveling, a photo really is worth a thousand words. Looking at a photo can bring back memories, feelings, or even smells...
by Jim Cheney

Wild Goose Island in St. Mary's Lake is one of the most photographed spots at Glacier National Park.

Why I Was Underwhelmed by Glacier National Park, but You Should Visit Anyway

If there’s one problem with traveling a lot, it’s that, just like a heroin addict requires more and more heroin to reach the same high, my tolerance for beauty increases with each amazing site I see. Described as th...
by Jim Cheney


Two characters act during the Byeolsingut Talnori Dance at the Andong Mask Festival in South Korea.

The 2013 Andong Mask Festival: Korea’s Must-See Event

Korea is known as a country with many great festivals. From cherry blossoms, to mud, to beautiful lanterns, there are festivals for nearly everything. In my opinion though, one of the best festivals in Korea, and certainly the ...
by Jim Cheney

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Discuss: What’s the Worst Part of Travel Planning?

As my regular readers know, I’m a big proponent of planning your travels. However, even for those that love travel planning as much as me, there’s always something about the planning process that is frustrating. So,...
by Jim Cheney