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Archive for April, 2013
 

 
The view from my hotel room on St. Thomas, USVI.

Travel Quiz of the Week: Caribbean Islands

This week’s Tuesday Travel Quiz is all about the beautiful islands of the Caribbean. In honor of my first trip to Jamaica this week, I figured it was an appropriate topic. How well do you know the islands of the Caribbean...
by Jim Cheney
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A dragon float during the 2010 Lotus Lantern Parade in Seoul, South Korea.

The 2013 Lotus Lantern Festival in Seoul

During my two years in South Korea, one of my favorite events was the annual Lotus Lantern Festival in Seoul. Held every May on the weekend closest to Buddha’s Birthday, the festival takes over downtown Seoul, with many a...
by Jim Cheney
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Discuss: What’s at the Top of Your Travel Bucket List?

Travel is addicting. No matter how much you’ve seen, there’s always something else. However, everyone has something that they want to see more than anything else in the world. That’s why this week’s disc...
by Jim Cheney
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Standing on a cliff overlooking the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia.

Let’s Get Social: Big Changes Coming to Tripologist

Tripologist.com was started in October 2011 as a way to share my joy of travel and help others explore the world. And overall, I feel that this site has been pretty successful. We now have over 500 followers on Facebook and nea...
by Jim Cheney
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A waterfall on the White River with Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the background.

My Favorite Travel Posts of the Week: April 3, 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, put a comment below, send me a link through the Contact page, or ...
by Jim Cheney
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Joint Security Area Dividing the North Korean and South Korean DMZ

Is South Korea Safe to Visit?

Lately, the Korean peninsula has been in the news a lot. With threats of war from North Korean and joint military exercises between South Korea and the Americans, I’ve been asked a few times recently if it’s safe to...
by Jim Cheney
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