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Taking a Bosporus River Cruise for 90% off in Istanbul, Turkey.

How to Save 90% on a Bosphorus River Cruise in Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey, is one of the world’s most amazing cities and more and more tourists are discovering its charms every year. Many visitors start with some of the must-see places like the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia, both...
by Jim Cheney

Aya Sofia, where Christian frescoes stand alongside Muslim Icons in Istanbul, Turkey.

5 Reasons You Should Visit Turkey on Your Next Trip

Without a doubt, Turkey is one of the world’s hottest tourist destinations. Ranking as the 6th most visited country in the world in 2011, the total number of international tourists nearly doubled between 2004 and 2011. Du...
by Jim Cheney


The slow ferry that runs between Trabzon, Turkey, and Sochi, Russia.

Taking the Ferry Between Russia and Turkey: An Instruction Manual

Russia and Turkey are two of the most popular countries on traveler’s wish list. And let me tell you, from visiting both countries, they are amazing. I highly recommend visiting both countries on your next trip. Unfortuna...
by Jim Cheney

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



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

Our rough travel itinerary is marked by the red line.

6 Months of Travel: Tripologist Goes on the Road

I’ve got some exciting news that I’ve been itching to share for a while, and have mentioned several times on Twitter if you have been paying close enough attention: I’m taking the plunge into long-term travel!...
by Jim Cheney