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Posts Tagged ‘China’
 

 
Amazing urban vistas from around the world

5 Amazing Urban Vistas in Asia and North America

In almost every city around the world, there is an amazing vantage point where you can view the city skyline. In some cities, this is an observation deck, but in others, there is a natural rise in the land that provides for an ...
by Jim Cheney
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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Group Tour - The Forbidden City in Beijing, China.

Travel Quiz of the Month: China

China is near the top of many travelers’ bucket lists, and millions and millions of people are discovering this amazing country each year. During my travels, I found China to be one of the most frustrating and amazing pla...
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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The Shilin Night Market in Taipei, Taiwan. A great stop for dinner.

6 Haggling Tips for the Nervous Traveler

If you’re from a western country, it’s likely that haggling for prices isn’t something you do every day. Sure, you might negotiate a price every few years for a new car or a place to live, but it’s not s...
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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Cars and people move past Largo de Senado, a great starting point for any day trip to Macau.

5 Fantastic Things to Do in Macau

While many travelers visit Hong Kong every year, few make it over to the sister city of Macau. An easy day trip from Hong Kong thanks to ferries that run 24-hours a day, the Macau Peninsula offers visitors a fantastic array of ...
by Jim Cheney
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