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Archive for November, 2013


5 Gifts Every Traveler Should Ask Santa For

Christmas is nearly upon us. Whether you are at home with family or in some far flung corner of the world, you have no doubt seen the warm glow of Christmas lights in shopping centers. You might even be ready to attack someone ...
by Jim Cheney

Staring up at St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia.

5 Free Things to do in Moscow, Russia

Unlike many cities in Eastern Europe, Moscow can be a very expensive city to visit. What makes it even worse for travelers on a budget is that while some expensive cities are full of free things to do (like Tokyo, Japan, or Was...
by Jim Cheney


My brief view of Mount Rainier's majestic peak.

The Beauty of Mount Rainier National Park

Recently, I had the chance to visit Mount Rainier National Park. Located southeast of Seattle, Washington, in America’s Pacific Northwest, Mount Rainier’s towering peak is visible from downtown Seattle on a clear da...
by Jim Cheney