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‘Jungle Book’ Cycling Adventure Through Local Villages of India’s Kanha National Park

‘Jungle Book’ Cycling Adventure Through Local Villages of India’s Kanha National Park

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Our 25 km cycling trip through the Forest Corridor sanctuary between Pench and Kanha national parks in central India – literally the locale for Rudyard Kipling’s 1895 classic “Jungle Book” –  is the most…

‘Jungle Book’ Cycling Adventure Into Tiger Territory of India

‘Jungle Book’ Cycling Adventure Into Tiger Territory of India

  By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com When I signed on to Royal Expeditions’ new “Jungle Book Wildlife Safari & Cycling Adventure” in India, I couldn’t believe or even visualize the concept of cycling through a wildlife sanctuary populated with…

New York City’s Most Festive Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

New York City’s Most Festive Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com New York City again hosts some of the world’s premier New Year’s Eve celebrations, some extending through the holiday weekend. There are festive ways to welcome in 2017 across all five boroughs, including the…

Enchanting Candlelight Evening at Old Bethpage Village Restoration Transports Back Through Centuries

Enchanting Candlelight Evening at Old Bethpage Village Restoration Transports Back Through Centuries

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com For a brief moment, you are transported back in time. You leave the visitor center, walk down a path. The electric lights disappear. There is only firelight along the path into the village. This…

New York City is Winter Wonderland of Spirited Delights

New York City is Winter Wonderland of Spirited Delights

  By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com New York City is never more vibrant than during the holiday season. The epicenter for Christmas in New York is Rockefeller Center – the Christmas tree, ice skating on one of the most…

Favorite Places to Spend the Winter Holidays

Favorite Places to Spend the Winter Holidays

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com (Our review of our favorite places for families to spend the winter holidays continues from Favorite Places for Family Winter Holiday Travel). Portsmouth, NH: Strawbery Banke Museum, in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New…

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