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Archive for October, 2011

Downtown Seoul, South Korea at Gwanghwamun Plaza

How to Spend $30 or Less in a City

The idea of traveling around the world can be very daunting. Whether you are touring Europe on a large budget or backpacking in Southeast Asia on a tiny one, the world can seem like a big vacuum, sucking the money out of your p...
by Jim Cheney


City wall gate at the Jinju Lantern Festival in Jinju, South Korea

The Glow of 50,000 Lights: The Jinju Lantern Festival

“Wow!” was all that we could say. As the sun set behind the fortress walls, the real reason for our journey to Jinju became apparent. One by one, more than 50,000 lanterns started to flicker, casting a glow across t...
by Jim Cheney