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Archive for June, 2013

Participants getting muddy during the Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea.

The Boryeong MudFest: Korea’s Dirtiest Festival

As children, most of us enjoyed playing in the mud. At some point, though, things changed, and it became socially awkward to go splashing about in a pool of brown goo. However, never fear, your childhood passions continue to li...
by Jim Cheney


Google Reader Shutting Down July 1: How to Keep Up With Tripologist

If you haven’t heard, Google Reader will be shutting down on July 1. If you follow Tripologist through our RSS feed, you’ll need to find another way to keep up with all the updates on the site. Here are a few option...
by Jim Cheney


Me eating lunch near the Teotihuacan Pyramids in 2003.

Discuss: What’s Your Biggest Travel Regret?

Every traveler has a regret, something that they wish they had done, or something they wish they hadn’t done, while they were on the road. So, for this week’s discussion, I want to know, what is your biggest travel ...
by Jim Cheney

A cannon sits alone on Seminary Ridge at the Gettysburg Battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

A Video Tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania

There’s something eery about standing in the middle of a battlefield by yourself. As I watch the wind blow through the tall, stringy grass, rolling across the field like waves in the ocean, sparrows chirping quietly over...
by Jim Cheney


A ger overlooks White Lake in Mongolia.

Tripologist’s Picks of the Week: June 22, 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