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A Buddhist Monk carries his Cambodia Lonely Planet while visiting Angkor Thom temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Photo of the Week: A Buddhist Monk and His Lonely Planet

Back in April, I had the chance to visit the Angkor Temple Complex just outside of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Without a doubt, the temples surrounding the town are some of the most majestic sites I’ve ever seen, and, despite th...
by Jim Cheney
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The castle at the heart of Lotte World in downtown Seoul, South Korea looks very similar to Cinderella's Castle at Disney World.

Photo of the Week: Cinderella Castle in Seoul

Disney’s Cinderella Castle is one of the most recognizable buildings in the world. The castle, itself a copy of¬†Neuschwanstein Castle near Fussen, Germany, is the centerpiece for several of the world’s most popular...
by Jim Cheney
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Christ the Savior Cathedral in Downtown Moscow, Russia

Photo of the Week: Moscow’s Infamous Christ the Savior Cathedral

Until recently, Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral was most famous for being the tallest Orthodox Church in the world. However, more recently, it has gotten a lot of publicity as the place were three members of the Russ...
by Jim Cheney
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The sunsets over Inner Mongolia Province in China as the Trans-Siberian train passes through.

Photo of the Week: Sunset on the Trans-Siberian

This past week, I had the opportunity to take the first leg of the Trans-Siberian Railroad, or more specifically the Trans-Mongolian, from Beijing, China, to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Taking about 29 hours to travel between the tw...
by Jim Cheney
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As far as the eye can see, karst mountains dot the landscape around Xingping, China.

Photo of the Week: The Karst Mountains of Xingping

Throughout the world, there are many majestic natural wonders; however, few are as dramatic and beautiful as the karst mountains surrounding the Li River near Guilin, China. Rising hundreds of meters above the surrounding coun...
by Jim Cheney
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Largo de Senado, the main square in Macao's old town.

Photo of the Week: Macao’s Old City Square

Sitting in the center of Macao’s bustling old city is Largo de Senado, one of the most popular and photogenic spots in the city. Surrounded by the Senate building, a church, and the old post office, it is also the locatio...
by Jim Cheney
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