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As you make the trek to Asah Waterfall, you pass several small local villages, giving you a great feel for the island's culture.

Photo of the Week: Living in a Malaysian Paradise

Sitting off the eastern coast of Malaysia lies the island of Tioman. Unlike more popular islands such as Langkawi or the Perhentians, Tioman has managed to keep a relaxed and undeveloped feel, despite the increasing number of ...
by Jim Cheney

Jim Cheney, the Tripologist, and his wife hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge in southwestern China.

My Top 10 Travel Experiences of 2012

In many ways, 2012 was the most exciting year of my life. During the year, I spent time in twelve different countries and traveled for six months. I got to ride an elephant, pet a tiger, traverse Siberia, herd goats with nomad...
by Jim Cheney


Bagus Place on Tioman Island as viewed from the resort's pier.

Bagus Place: Where Adventure Meets Luxury

Writer’s Note: This article is part of a project that I did for Tourism Malaysia. While I usually focus this blog on budget travel, this article is about my one luxury experience in the past six months. As our small boat...
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