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Archive for April, 2013


The Tripologist Reader Survey: I Want to Know What You Think

Recently, I’ve been making some changes to Over the last week, you’ve seen more posts, some new regular series, and an attempt to create more community on the site. Over the next month, I’ve g...
by Jim Cheney

Cherry Blossoms at the 2011 Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival in Seoul, South Korea.

My Favorite Travel Posts of the Week: April 13, 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: Why Do You Travel?

If you’re reading this site, there’s a pretty good chance that you love to travel? Maybe you travel during your 2-weeks vacation from your job in America or maybe you are one of the lucky few who have found a way to...
by Jim Cheney

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany is one of the most recognizable castles in Europe.

Photo of the Week: Bavaria’s Neuschwanstein Castle

Tucked away in the southwestern corner of Bavaria, Germany is Neuschwanstein Castle, a castle of fairytales and legend. Built in the mid-19th century by the slightly insane Prince Ludwig II, Neuschwanstein Castle was built as a...
by Jim Cheney


The view from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office observation deck.

Travel Quiz of the Week: Extreme Cities

Welcome to the first in a new series: the Tuesday Travel Quiz. Each week, we’ll have a new quiz for you to complete related to travel and geography. This week’s quiz tests your knowledge of the world’s most ex...
by Jim Cheney

The interior of the Savannakhet Dinosaur Museum with a collection of replica fossils.

The Worst Dinosaur Museum in the World: Savannakhet, Laos

Have you ever gone somewhere and instantly wondered what you were doing there? That’s how I felt at the dinosaur museum in the provincial town of Savannakhet, Laos. Sitting just across the Mekong from Thailand, Savannakhe...
by Jim Cheney