Monday, August 31, 2015 Elul 16, 5775
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Andrew Marcione, JE Feature
Akko's (Acre) rich maritime history and importance goes back millennia, continuing to make it a top destination while traveling in Israel. A trip to Akko allows visitors to go back in time and relish the chronicles of its sea-faring legacy. The Egyptians, Ottomans, the Crusaders -- and even Napoleon -- have all set foot and left their imprint there. The...
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Load up on supplies for a visit
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Phillip Danze, JE Feature
After our two-day sail south from Bluff in New Zealand, the low, grayish cloud that smothered the hilltops over Macquarie Island only added to its mystique. Midway between Australia and Antarctica -- and part of the Australian Commonwealth; Macquarie Island is more than 11,000 miles from Philadelphia -- this is one of the most remote places on the planet. Only...
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Adam Bell, JE Feature
It's the end of summertime, and the living isn't easy for folks trying to cash in on frequent-flyer miles. That's because there are many more people seeking those rewards than there are available seats, say industry experts. And it's a pattern that's not going to improve anytime soon. Just consider this. One expert cited by The New York Times recently...
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Abroad for the High Holidays
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Some people believe there is no better way to usher in a new year than to travel. The argument is that a change of scenery is the perfect way to clean one's slate and improve one's outlook for the year ahead. That said, why wait for 2011 when you can travel more easily during September, and when there are no...
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That's what an Alaskan cruise can offer during hectic times - See more at: http://je.pliner.com/article/21773/A_Glacial_Pace/#sthash.8VNHELXV.dpuf
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John Metcalfe, JE Feature
Time to slow down when life gets a bit hectic? Need a change of scenery? The Alaska cruise can be a breathtaking adventure: Giant snowcapped mountains, sparkling glaciers, thick pine forests rising up from the shoreline, and abundant wildlife all vie for your attention in this dramatic landscape. Towns and villages simply brimming with history tell a distinctive story of...
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