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Whether A Hard-Core Adventurer or Frequent Traveler, These Make Great Holiday Gifts

Whether A Hard-Core Adventurer or Frequent Traveler, These Make Great Holiday Gifts

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Holiday shopping for anyone on your list who travels presents infinite possibilities. Travel is as specific and specialized as the traveler, with all sorts of gear to add to the success and sheer enjoyment…

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation Draws Thousands

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation Draws Thousands

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Millions will line the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route despite record cold temperatures for the 92nd annual parade, but on the night before Thanksgiving, tens of thousands come out to take part in a…

Shops at Columbus Circle: Festive, Refined Shopping & Entertainment Destination Sparkles for the Holidays in New York

Shops at Columbus Circle: Festive, Refined Shopping & Entertainment Destination Sparkles for the Holidays in New York

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com For a festive place to shop in New York, The Shops at Columbus Circle  is a destination within a destination that draws more than 16 million visitors per year to its 50 shops, renowned…

This Holiday Season Give the Gift that Transcends Borders and Time: Travel

This Holiday Season Give the Gift that Transcends Borders and Time: Travel

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Many complain that the true spirit of the holidays have been corrupted by crass materialism. But there are ways to be less material and incorporate values – family values, social values, environmental values,…

Holidays in New York, Most Magical Time of the Year

Holidays in New York, Most Magical Time of the Year

  by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   The winter holiday season may well be New York City’s most magical time of the year and gets underway with the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, continues with the iconic Christmas Tree…

Colorado Ski Country USA Welcomes Skiers, Riders With Improvements On and Off Mountains

Colorado Ski Country USA Welcomes Skiers, Riders With Improvements On and Off Mountains

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member ski areas will welcome guests this season with a slew of l improvements and programs to delight guests of all ages, abilities and interests levels. “Guests to…

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy To Focus on TrailNation Advocacy for New Biking/Walking Trails

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy To Focus on TrailNation Advocacy for New Biking/Walking Trails

  by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   On the fifth and last day of our 160-mile Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Sojourn on the Delaware-Lehigh Trail, the 37-mile bike ride back to the Hugh Moore Park in Easton along the Pennsylvania side…

Gold Coast Film Festival Kicks Off With Gala Honoring Film & TV Legend Robert Wagner with Hollywood Golden Era Award

Gold Coast Film Festival Kicks Off With Gala Honoring Film & TV Legend Robert Wagner with Hollywood Golden Era Award

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The stars shone over the Gold Coast Arts Center in Great Neck, Long Island as film and television star Robert Wagner was honored with the second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award in recognition of his long, illustrious career…

New York City’s 45th Annual Village Halloween Parade Dazzles with “I AM a Robot” Theme

New York City’s 45th Annual Village Halloween Parade Dazzles with “I AM a Robot” Theme

By Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   The 45th annual, iconic New York City Village Halloween Parade brought out thousands of costumed participants around the theme, “I AM a Robot!” “With artificial intelligences learning, adapting, interpreting and reacting as humans do,…

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