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Archive for April, 2013


Travel Quiz of the Week: Ikea Product or Swedish City?

This week’s travel quiz is a bit on the sillier side of travel. Can you tell the difference between the names of Swedish cities and the names of products at Ikea? Known for its modern designs, low prices, and silly produ...
by Jim Cheney

Independence Hall in Philadelphia is the birthplace of America and free to visit.

7 Free Things to Do in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

When you think of great American cities, what comes to mind? New York. Los Angeles. Chicago. Washington, DC. While it may not be the first city you think of, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is one of America’s most historicall...
by Jim Cheney


Posing with a two-year old tiger at Tiger Kingdom in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

My Favorite Travel Posts of the Week: April 27, 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 be...
by Jim Cheney


Discuss: What’s at the Bottom of Your Travel Bucket List?

Last week, I let you know what was at the top of my travel bucket list: Petra in Jordan. However, just like everyone has something at the top of their bucket list, we all have somewhere that we don’t want to visit. So, fo...
by Jim Cheney


Our trip entailed a lot of off-road driving, which was difficult for our small Hyundai van to handle.

Photo of the Week: The End of the Road in Mongolia

Mongolia. The very mention brings to mind the mysterious land of Mongols and gers. However, it is also one of the most beautiful and untouched landscapes on earth. This is due, in large part, to Mongolia’s status as the l...
by Jim Cheney

The Petrona's Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at nighttime.

Travel Quiz of the Week: Capital Cities

This week’s travel quiz is all about capital cities. Capital cities are always fascinating destinations. Featuring grand buildings and large monuments, it’s always interesting to see how a country adorns it’s ...
by Jim Cheney