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Dolphin Quest Affords Memorable Way to Experience Bermuda

Dolphin Quest Affords Memorable Way to Experience Bermuda

By David Leiberman & Laini Miranda Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Bermuda is a magical place where the beaches have pink sand and the aquamarine water is so clear, you can see amazing marine life and feed fish Cheerios. But one of…

A Day in The Gunks: Out of the Gym, Ascending New Heights of Rock Climbing

A Day in The Gunks: Out of the Gym, Ascending New Heights of Rock Climbing

By David Leiberman & Laini Miranda Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   As we discovered, climbing in a gym is very different from climbing a real mountain face. One of the best places in the world to learn how to climb is…

NYT Travel Show: Greenberg Tells Intrepid Travelers to Exploit ‘Brave New World of Travel’

NYT Travel Show: Greenberg Tells Intrepid Travelers to Exploit ‘Brave New World of Travel’

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com According to travel expert Peter Greenberg, that dreaded four-letter word “fear” could actually work out to the benefit of Americans who want to explore the globe.. That, in combination with a strong dollar against…

Day into Night at the Pushkar Camel Fair & Festival of Brahma, India

Day into Night at the Pushkar Camel Fair & Festival of Brahma, India

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The “Jungle Book” Wildlife Safari and Cycling Adventure chapter of our Royal Expeditions trip to India ends, but a new story begins when we leave our hotel in New Delhi, again in the darkness…

Tiger, Tiger! On Safari in India’s Kanha National Park

Tiger, Tiger! On Safari in India’s Kanha National Park

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com (Our Royal Expeditions ‘Jungle Book Wildlife Safari and Cycling Adventure’ in central India began with our experience cycling through villages and the wildlife sanctuary, itself. See:‘Jungle Book’ Cycling Adventure Into Tiger Territory of India and ‘Jungle…

Pench National Park, India, is the Real Locale for Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’. Was Mowgli Real Too?

Pench National Park, India, is the Real Locale for Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’. Was Mowgli Real Too?

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com (Our Royal Expeditions ‘Jungle Book Wildlife Safari and Cycling Adventure’ began with our experience cycling through villages and the wildlife sanctuary, itself. See: ‘Jungle Book’ Cycling Adventure Into Tiger Territory of India and ‘Jungle…

‘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…

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