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Archive for August, 2013
 

 
Can you say you've been to a destination if you don't leave the indistinguishable beach?

Discuss: Is There a Right and a Wrong Way to Travel?

While most people like to travel, the concept of an ideal trip varies wildly from person to person. While some people like staying in glamourous all-inclusive hotels and sitting on the beach all day, others prefer to wake up ea...
by Jim Cheney
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The Shilin Night Market in Taipei, Taiwan. A great stop for dinner.

6 Haggling Tips for the Nervous Traveler

If you’re from a western country, it’s likely that haggling for prices isn’t something you do every day. Sure, you might negotiate a price every few years for a new car or a place to live, but it’s not s...
by Jim Cheney
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Independence Hall in Philadelphia is the birthplace of America and free to visit.

Travel Quiz of the Month: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is one of the most diverse states in all of America. From bustling cities to farmers who still live their lives much the same way they did 200 years ago, there’s something for everyone in the state. Yesterday...
by Jim Cheney
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Guernsey: A Cultural Delicacy [Guest Post]

The island of Guernsey is situated in the English Channel, between England and France. This location means the island is steeped in centuries of history and cultural events, making it the ideal destination for those holidaymake...
by a Guest Contributor
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A waterfall in New Hampshire's White Mountains.

Photo of the Week: A Blissful Waterfall in New Hampshire

I love waterfalls! It really doesn’t matter how big or small they are, whether a lot of water goes over them or just a little; I really just love looking at them and listening to the beautiful sound of rushing water. A fe...
by Jim Cheney
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Planning ahead can keep you from missing something awesome.

Discuss: What’s the Best Part of Travel Planning?

I’ve made it no secret on this site that I’m a big fan of travel planning (Shameless plug: I even offer a Travel Planning Service). For me, it’s one of my favorite parts of going on a trip. Currently, I’...
by Jim Cheney
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