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Why I Love Traveling By Train

To me, the singular most fascinating aspect of train travel is watching the world pass you by. Unlike flying, when I travel by train I can see the individual villages, the farmers working in their fields, and people going about...
by Jim Cheney
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5 Light Packing Tips for Long Term Travelers.

5 Light Packing Tips for Long-Term Travelers

The thought of traveling for several weeks, several months, or even longer with just one small bag can be intimidating. After all, you’re trying to pack for weeks in a suitcase or backpack that you would normally use for ...
by Jim Cheney
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Christmas Lights in Seoul, South Korea

Traveling Over the Holidays? Five Ways to Cope

It’s holiday season again. Time to get together with those you love and celebrate with gifts, Christmas cards, and fantastic movies and music. That is of course, if you are home with your family. However, if you’re ...
by Jim Cheney
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The Tripologist on the Trans-Mongolian train between Beijing and Ulan Bator.

5 Tips for Surviving a Night Train

When I went to Europe in the summer of 2006, one of my biggest apprehensions was about the night trains. Having planned to take several over the course of my 6.5 weeks on the continent, I was nervous about what to expect, and h...
by Jim Cheney
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5 Light Packing Tips for Long Term Travelers.

6 Things I Learned From 6 Months of Travel

Recently, my wife and I finished traveling for six consecutive months. At times, it was challenging, but overall, it was a highly rewarding experience that I would encourage everyone to do at some point in their lives. Before w...
by Jim Cheney
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5 Ways Technology is Changing Travel Planning

The great Ferris Bueller once said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” The same could be said about technology. With new gadgets and phone apps comi...
by Jim Cheney
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