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The sunsets over Inner Mongolia Province in China as the Trans-Siberian train passes through.

Travel Quiz of the Week: Train Travel

If you’ve read my blog on more than a few occasions, it should come as no surprise that I’m a big fan of train travel. I love watching the world go by. I love the movement of the train. I really love just about ever...
by Jim Cheney
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Happy Birthday: Tripologist Turns 1 Year Old

One year ago, on October 21, 2011, I started Tripologist.com. I love to travel, and my goal was to help others travel on a budget, find undiscovered spots, and see the world. One year later, Tripologist.com still continues to p...
by Jim Cheney
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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
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The sunsets over Inner Mongolia Province in China as the Trans-Siberian train passes through.

Photo of the Week: Sunset on the Trans-Siberian

This past week, I had the opportunity to take the first leg of the Trans-Siberian Railroad, or more specifically the Trans-Mongolian, from Beijing, China, to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Taking about 29 hours to travel between the tw...
by Jim Cheney
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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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KĊfuku-ji Temple in Nara, Japan

Visiting Nara Park in Japan’s Ancient Capital

Japan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Most visitors make it to Tokyo or Kyoto and might even make it as far as Hiroshima or Osaka. Unfortunately, Nara, a fantastic town, easily accessible from Kyot...
by Jim Cheney
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