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The Athens War Museum – A Walk Through the Pantheon of Ancient Military History

The Athens War Museum – A Walk Through the Pantheon of Ancient Military History

By Tim Campbell About a half mile from Syntagma Square, the heartbeat of Athens, Greece, sits the giant Athens War Museum, covering 3000 years of military history. This must-visit museum for military history aficionados and militaria fans features four floors…

Beats of North Beach, Rolling Museums, Urban Oasis:  San Francisco’s Cultural Highlights Where You Least Expect

Beats of North Beach, Rolling Museums, Urban Oasis: San Francisco’s Cultural Highlights Where You Least Expect

by Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com North Beach & the Beat Museum I arrived at the Green Tortoise Hostel in the bright sun of the afternoon and didn’t think anything about the neighborhood – it seemed busy. I actually had missed that…

A Day in San Francisco Revisiting the Past:  Plucky Cable Car Epitomizes City’s Grit, Determination, Innovation

A Day in San Francisco Revisiting the Past: Plucky Cable Car Epitomizes City’s Grit, Determination, Innovation

by Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com A day devoted to exploring San Francisco’s past, and how this improbable city came to be began with Hudson Bell’s Fern Hill Walking Tours’ Classic San Francisco, which offered a brilliant orientation to the city. We…

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