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Barging through Burgundy, Day 5-6: Walking Tour of Dijon’s Old City

Barging through Burgundy, Day 5-6: Walking Tour of Dijon’s Old City

by Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Thursday: Arrival in Dijon We are only a few miles to the last lock before Dijon, the capital of Burgundy, and the French landscape, though still predominantly countryside, becomes more and more populated…

Barging through Burgundy, Day 3-4: Hotel-Dieu, Beaune, Clos de Vougeot

Barging through Burgundy, Day 3-4: Hotel-Dieu, Beaune, Clos de Vougeot

The Caprice barge hotel take us through some of Burgundy’s most important attractions by Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com These next two days aboard the Caprice barge hotel, we cruise to a spiritual center, which is in the capital…

Yosemite National Park: Surprising Diversity, Dramatic Scenes Hiking Chilnualna Falls Trail, Wawona

Yosemite National Park: Surprising Diversity, Dramatic Scenes Hiking Chilnualna Falls Trail, Wawona

  By Karen Rubin, Eric Leiberman, Sarah Falter Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   It’s our second day in Yosemite National Park. I am surprised at how much we could cover on our first day in Yosemite National Park, spent hiking in…

Tenaya Lodge Provides Luxury Lodging Resort Experience at Gateway to Yosemite National Park

Tenaya Lodge Provides Luxury Lodging Resort Experience at Gateway to Yosemite National Park

By Karen Rubin, Eric Leiberman & Sarah Falter Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The description of the Tenaya Lodge nightly Flashlight Hike sounded very tame. A mile-loop in the woods surrounding the resort. Indeed, it is designed for families. But shortly after…

Okane is San Francisco SoMa Neighborhood Gastropub Serving Extravagant Japanese Cuisine at Everyman Price

Okane is San Francisco SoMa Neighborhood Gastropub Serving Extravagant Japanese Cuisine at Everyman Price

By Karen Rubin, Eric Leiberman, Sarah Falter Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Well off San Francisco’s tourist track, an exquisite dining experience awaits at Okane, a delightful, intimate neighborhood izakaya in the style of a Japanese gastropub, tucked into SoMa (South of…

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