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Biking Albania: National Park of Butrint is Pathway to 5 Archaeological Epoques

By Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com (I travel to Albania with BikeTours.com’s President Jim Johnson on a specially constructed “President’s Tour” itinerary that modifies the regular “Albania’s UNESCO Sites with Rivers, Valleys, and Gorges” trip.  (See: Come to Albania Now to See Emergence of…

Hangzhou: Ancient & Modern Come Together in China’s Popular Resort City

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com (On September 3, 2016, President Obama traveled to Hangzhou, China for a ceremony in which the United States and China formally joined the Paris Agreement. This is sure to spark interest in visiting this…

Hangzhou, China: Marco Polo’s ‘City of Heaven’ As Alluring as Ever

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com (On September 3, 2016, President Obama traveled to Hangzhou, China for a ceremony in which the United States and China formally joined the Paris Agreement. This is sure to spark interest in visiting this…

Biking Albania: Touring Centuries Old City of Gjirokaster

By Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com (I travel to Albania with BikeTours.com’s President Jim Johnson on a specially constructed “President’s Tour” itinerary that modifies the regular “Albania’s UNESCO Sites with Rivers, Valleys, and Gorges” trip.  (See: Come to Albania Now to See Emergence of…

Biking through Albania’s ‘Breadbasket’ into Korca, the ‘Paris of Albania’

By Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com (I travel to Albania with BikeTours.com’s President Jim Johnson on a specially constructed “President’s Tour” itinerary that modifies the regular “Albania’s UNESCO Sites with Rivers, Valleys, and Gorges” trip.) Day 3 of our cycling adventure (the…

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…

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