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Archive for September, 2013
 

 
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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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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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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The accommodation options on the island are rustic, but charming.

Discuss: What’s Your Favorite Type of Accommodation?

From luxury, all-inclusive hotels to a couch in a stranger’s apartment, there are nearly as many different kinds of accommodations as there are types of travelers. And, while many of us stay in a variety of different styl...
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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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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