Going Places, Far & Near

Hurry, Hurry, Get Your Ski Pass Deals; Take Advantage of Greater Flexibility, Options

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Hurry, hurry, get your deal on a 2016-17 ski pass. I really mean hurry because the best deals on season passes are expiring. The biggest, best innovation is that more and more season…

The Boundaries of ‘Interiors’ Explored in Art Exhibit at Gold Coast Arts Center

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com What is inside, and what is outside? What are the boundaries that delineate “interiors”. How much of what is interior is our own perception, our own making? These are the questions explored by…

Biking Albania: Saranda & the Albanian Riviera

by Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com (I travel to Albania with BikeTours.com’s President Jim Johnson on a specially constructed “President’s Tour” itinerary that modifies the regular “Albania’s UNESCO Sites with Rivers, Valleys, and Gorges” trip.  (See: Come to Albania Now to See Emergence of…

Biking Albania: National Park of Butrint is Pathway to 5 Archaeological Epoques

By Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com (I travel to Albania with BikeTours.com’s President Jim Johnson on a specially constructed “President’s Tour” itinerary that modifies the regular “Albania’s UNESCO Sites with Rivers, Valleys, and Gorges” trip.  (See: Come to Albania Now to See Emergence of…

Hangzhou: Ancient & Modern Come Together in China’s Popular Resort City

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com (On September 3, 2016, President Obama traveled to Hangzhou, China for a ceremony in which the United States and China formally joined the Paris Agreement. This is sure to spark interest in visiting this…

Hangzhou, China: Marco Polo’s ‘City of Heaven’ As Alluring as Ever

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com (On September 3, 2016, President Obama traveled to Hangzhou, China for a ceremony in which the United States and China formally joined the Paris Agreement. This is sure to spark interest in visiting this…

Biking Albania: Touring Centuries Old City of Gjirokaster

By Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com (I travel to Albania with BikeTours.com’s President Jim Johnson on a specially constructed “President’s Tour” itinerary that modifies the regular “Albania’s UNESCO Sites with Rivers, Valleys, and Gorges” trip.  (See: Come to Albania Now to See Emergence of…

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