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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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How to ruin your travels

How to Ruin Your Travels in 5 Easy Steps

When most people leave on a trip, they expect to have a great time. However, it’s easier than most people realize to ruin your vacation. It’s so easy, in fact, that I’ve presented you with five easy steps to r...
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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Planning your long-term travel is easy with the Tripologist Travel Planning Service.

Introducing the Tripologist Travel Planning Service: Let an Expert Plan Your Travels

Did you know that the average person spends nearly 30 hours planning their travels? And that’s just for a week-long vacation. If you’re planning on traveling for weeks or even months, you’ll certainly spend lo...
by Jim Cheney
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Visiting the Korean DMZ and standing in North Korea is impossible without taking a group tour. The Pros and Cons of taking a group tour.

5 Countries That Are Ridiculously Hard for Americans to Visit

If there is one thing that infuriates the traveler in me more than anything, it’s countries that require visas for tourism. There is really no good reason to require a visa from someone wanting to come into your country t...
by Jim Cheney
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The sunsets over Inner Mongolia Province in China as the Trans-Siberian train passes through.

7 Reasons to Ditch the Airport and Travel By Land

I love to travel, but man, I hate flying. And it’s not just because I tend to convince myself that every plane I’m on is about to do a nose-dive into the ground. I just really hate the whole experience. From spendin...
by Jim Cheney
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