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Archive for September, 2013
 

 
 

The Definitive Guide to Avoiding Scams at the Thai-Cambodian Border at Poipet

Of all the border crossings in Asia, I doubt there are any more notorious and scam ridden than the one between Thailand and Cambodia. At the Thai-Cambodian border crossing between Aranyaprathet, Thailand, and Poipet, Cambodia, ...
by Jim Cheney
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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
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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
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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
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Performers at the Seoul Drum Festival

The 2013 Seoul Drum Festival: Korea’s Most Rhythmic Festival

When I was a kid, I wrote a published poem that started out “The rhythmic beats of the drums filled the air”, and while I may have visited the Seoul Drum Festival 20 years later, I don’t think a better first s...
by Jim Cheney
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5 Free Things to do in Washington DC

When you think of budget travel destinations, it’s likely that very few large American cities spring to mind. And, while many American cities might break the bank, there’s one that doesn’t: Washington DC. With...
by Jim Cheney
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