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May 11, 2013

Tripologist’s Picks of the Week: May 11, 2013

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:

An American Tourist in Seoul –

Even though things have calmed down a bit, western media would still have you believe that the Korean peninsula is on the brink of war. However, no matter how serious things get according to the media, life in Seoul continues to roll along. That’s why I’m a big fan of this post. The writer was nervous at first about going to South Korea, but was amazed by how unfazed everyone in the country was. I feel like this post well describes how Seoul felt when I lived there.

Off the Beaten Rail Path: Six Alternative Destinations in Central Europe –

For those looking to get off the beaten path, even central Europe is starting to become to overrun with tourists. However, there are still some great places to visit where you can escape the throngs of tourists. While some of these destinations are starting to get more well known, there are still some great suggestions here.

Save While You Travel –

Money is one of the biggest factors in people’s travel plans. Fortunately, there are ways to both cut expenses and make money while you travel. Here’s a great post from that gives you suggestions on how to do each.

Bad Habits for Long Term Travellers –

I love this list from Wander Lusters because they list six bad habits that every long-term traveler has fallen into from time to time. Take a few minutes to read it and see if you relate to it as much as I did.

From the Tripologist Archives: 5 Reasons to Plan Your Around the World Trip

Even though many would disagree with me, I’m a big fan of planning my travel. If I don’t, I always feel unprepared and miss things I would have liked to have seen. Here’s a post from the Tripologist archives explaining why you should plan your next big trip.


One Comment

  1. Thanks for kudos! Pleased to hear you related to our piece, I think anyone who’s traveled long term has found themselves guilty of one of these at some time or another! I know I have!

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