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Two of the stone faces at Bayon Temple in Angkor Thom in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Angkor’s Lesser Known, but Stunningly Beautiful Angkor Thom

When I was growing up, seeing mysterious stone temples on tv with larger than life faces was relatively commonplace. From Indiana Jones to Legends of the Hidden Temple, I thought that most lost, ancient temples were covered in ...
by Jim Cheney


Happy Birthday: Tripologist Turns 1 Year Old

One year ago, on October 21, 2011, I started I love to travel, and my goal was to help others travel on a budget, find undiscovered spots, and see the world. One year later, still continues to p...
by Jim Cheney


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

The beautiful and imposing Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Photo of the Week: A Different Look at Angkor Wat

From the first time that I saw a picture of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia, I knew that I wanted to see it in person. To me, it is one of the most beautifully odd buildings ever built. Over the last week, I’ve had the ...
by Jim Cheney