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Archive for August, 2013
 

 
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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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Group Tour - The Forbidden City in Beijing, China.

The Pros and Cons of Group Tours When Traveling

When planning international travel, many often consider taking a tour. Some think about taking large groups tours that last weeks and others plan short tours that might only last a few days or even a few hours. I’ve taken...
by Jim Cheney
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5 Tips for Surviving a Night Train

When I went to Europe in the summer of 2006, one of my biggest apprehensions was about the night trains. Having planned to take several over the course of my 6.5 weeks on the continent, I was nervous about what to expect, and h...
by Jim Cheney
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UncoveringPA.com - Pennsylvania's most complete travel blog.

Introducing My New Travel Blog: UncoveringPA.com

When I got back from my travels through Asia, I was a bit depressed. Going back to a regular life was quite challenging for me after spending so much time traveling through the world. That’s when I decided that I needed t...
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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