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April 13, 2013

My Favorite Travel Posts of the Week: April 13, 2013

Cherry Blossoms at the 2011 Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival in Seoul, South Korea.

Every week on Tripologist, I like to share some of my favorite travel related posts from around the web. If you have a post that you think is especially great and would like to be included in a future edition, put a comment below, send me a link through the Contact page, or message @TheTripologist on Twitter.

Here are my favorite travel posts from this past week:

Paris in 1900 and 2013 –

Paris is one of those cities that I always imagine as changing very little in the last 100 years. It just seems so timeless and classic in my head. However, it’s very interesting to see the contrasts presented in these photos showing the same location in 1900 and 2013. It’s amazing how little some places have changed in 113 years.

Travel Planning (Step One) – Travel Right! –

Part one in what is sure to be a great series. Brandon over at has a great post about how to figure out where you should travel. It’s full of fantastic tips on how to find to right destination. I can’t wait to read the rest of the series.

Around the World as a Traveler, Not a Tourist –

Great article about a man who, at 73, decided to go on a 4 month odyssey around the world to meet friends he met online. This story proves that you’re never too old to get out and travel.

The World’s Strangest Natural Wonders –

This is a great list for anyone looking for inspiration on where to travel to next. Featuring 29 of the oddest natural wonders in the world, you’re sure to find some great inspiration. Of the 29, I’ve only ever seen 2, but definitely found some places to put on my bucket list.

From the Tripologist Archives: The 2013 Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival

If you happen to find yourself in Korea over the next few weeks, consider yourself lucky. It’s cherry blossom season! While there are several different flower festivals throughout the country, the largest and most festive happens from April 12 to 18 on Yeouido Island in downtown Seoul. Make sure to check it out if you are in the area.


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