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Archive for May, 2013
 

 
The ruins of Ephesus and the Library of Celsus in southern Turkey.

Discuss: Where Do You Most Want to Return?

Everyone has a travel destination they want to return to. It doesn’t matter if you’ve only traveled to a few places or many, we all have a destination where we just didn’t get enough time to see and do everyth...
by Jim Cheney
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As you make the trek to Asah Waterfall, you pass several small local villages, giving you a great feel for the island's culture.

Photo of the Week: Living in a Malaysian Paradise

Sitting off the eastern coast of Malaysia lies the island of Tioman. Unlike more popular islands such as Langkawi or the Perhentians, Tioman has managed to keep a relaxed and undeveloped feel, despite the increasing number of ...
by Jim Cheney
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A row of Terra Cotta Warriors in Xi'an, China.

Discuss: What Destination Disappointed You the Most?

Last week’s discussion focused on the question, “What Destination Lived Up to the Hype?” And, while many destinations are as amazing as advertised, some aren’t. Unfortunately, when you hear a lot about a...
by Jim Cheney
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How to ruin your travels

Photo of the Week: An Annoyed Lion at Tiger Kingdom

Every day, dozens of people visit Tiger Kingdom in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai excited to see and pet some of the world’s most ferocious beasts. Stepping into the cage with a full grown tiger is an experience tha...
by Jim Cheney
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The beach on Koh Tonsay with the Cambodian coast in the distance.

Koh Tonsay: Cambodia’s Relaxing Paradise

For many travelers to Cambodia, their stay starts and ends with Siem Reap, site of the magnificent ruins of Angkor. A few of the more intrepid may make it to Phnom Penh, Battambang, or even Sihanoukville and the nearby islands;...
by Jim Cheney
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The Colosseum in Rome, Italy is one of the world's most impressive buildings.

Discuss: What Destination Lived Up to the Hype?

In the age of social media, Trip Advisor, and blogs, it’s rare to visit somewhere and have no idea what to expect. Maybe you’re visiting a destination because it’s at the top of your bucket list, maybe it̵...
by Jim Cheney
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