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Archive for April, 2012
 

 
Ancient ruins in Sukhothai, Thailand.

Photo of the Week: Uncovering Thailand’s Ancient Past in Sukhothai

Sitting roughly halfway between the cities of Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Sukhothai is one of the first capitals of the ancient Thai empire. The ancient city is now in ruins, but the remains now make up the UNESCO World Heritage Su...
by Jim Cheney
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Fisherman show the traditional Daegaya way to catch fish at the 2011 Daegaya Experience Festival in Goryeong, South Korea.

Photo of the Week: Traditional Fisherman at the 2011 Daegaya Experience Festival

Last April, I had the chance to attend the 2011 Daegaya Experience Festival in Goryeong, South Korea. The festival was held in a beautiful park, surrounded by mountains, and was a great way to learn about the ancient culture of...
by Jim Cheney
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The beautiful and imposing Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Photo of the Week: A Different Look at Angkor Wat

From the first time that I saw a picture of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia, I knew that I wanted to see it in person. To me, it is one of the most beautifully odd buildings ever built. Over the last week, I’ve had the ...
by Jim Cheney
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Planning your long-term travel is easy with the Tripologist Travel Planning Service.

The Basics of Planning Long-Term Travel

When thinking about traveling for more than a few weeks, it can be daunting trying to plan your trip. Maybe you already have a few key countries, cities, or sights that you know you want to see, or maybe you just have a serious...
by Jim Cheney
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Jim and Julie Cheney from Tripologist.com doing Flight of the Gibbon in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Flying Through the Rain Forest with Flight of the Gibbon

When I was a kid, I hated anything high or fast; so, out were roller coasters, ropes courses, and ziplines. However, as an adult, I’ve come to really enjoy ropes courses and ziplines.┬áSo, it was with much excitement that...
by Jim Cheney
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Singapore at night from Marina Bay Sands.

5 Free Things to do in Singapore

Singapore is one of the most historically important cities/countries in Southeast Asia, but isn’t on the itinerary of many budget travelers because they think that it is too expensive. I’ve already discussed why Sin...
by Jim Cheney
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