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Archive for October, 2013
 

 
The entrance to Glacier National Park.

Travel Quiz of the Month: US National Parks

Recently, I had a chance to visit two of the most beautiful national parks in America: Mt. Rainier National Park and Glacier National Park. While visiting them, it made me think about the National Park System in the US. While w...
by Jim Cheney
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The view from my hotel room on St. Thomas, USVI.

Discuss: What’s Your Guilty Pleasure When Traveling?

Even the most budget conscious traveler has to splurge a bit everyone once in a while. So, my discussion question for this week asks: what’s your guilt pleasure when traveling? For me, while I enjoy a nice meal or shoppin...
by Jim Cheney
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Happy Birthday! Tripiologist.com Turns 2

Happy Birthday: Tripologist Turns 2

Two years ago today, on October 21, 2011, Tripologist.com was born. The first post was a repost of an article I wrote for 10 Magazine in Korea about a festival that had already happened. Certainly not the best post I’ve e...
by Jim Cheney
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If you visit the Deschutes Brewery Tour in Bend, Oregon you can sample up to four glasses of beer for free.

The Deschutes Brewery Tour: Hoppy Beer at its Finest

If I learned two things on my tour of Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon, it’s this: Deschutes makes some really fantastic beer, but don’t call them a microbrewery. They are, in fact, the fifth largest Regional Craf...
by Jim Cheney
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The architecture of Chicago in pictures.

The Architecture of Chicago in Photos

Without a doubt, Chicago is one of my favorite cities in North America. I recently had the chance to visit the city for a 24-hour layover while taking the train across America. And during my day in the city, I did the same thin...
by Jim Cheney
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5 Light Packing Tips for Long Term Travelers.

5 Light Packing Tips for Long-Term Travelers

The thought of traveling for several weeks, several months, or even longer with just one small bag can be intimidating. After all, you’re trying to pack for weeks in a suitcase or backpack that you would normally use for ...
by Jim Cheney
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