Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
I've always loved the line that reads "families that play together, stay together." There's so much truth in those six words, which offer a pertinent reminder of how important it is to indulge in good times with your family, maintaining a healthy balance that's not all about 80-hour work weeks and incessant Blackberry-checking. Recession? No excuse! Greater Philadelphia and the...
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But what happens when life inserts itself into an idyllic atmosphere?
By:
Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
It was going to be a weekend about wolves as I packed swimsuits, rain gear, meals and the family into my trusty Siena van and embarked on a four-hour drive across the Pacific Northwest to Olympia, Wash. After carefully perusing material from the Great Wolf Lodge, my husband and I had figured that despite the high price tag, we couldn't...
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If the typical tourist experience bores you to tears, and you can't take yet another bus tour, then adventure travel just might be for you. Among thrill-seeking travelers, Scotland is quickly becoming known as a popular, action-packed destination. Adventure travel is typically defined as experiencing the culture and tradition of a destination in an adrenaline-pumping approach. No souvenir shops or...
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A tourist's veritable Judaic treasure hunt
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Given its recent history from the Communist era to war in the early 1990s, continental Croatia's emergence as a destination of style and substance is impressive. However, the sensory pleasures that Croatia's heartland offers -- from hearty comfort food and superb wine to sweeping Baroque architecture, nature reserves and cutting-edge fashion -- gain depth and relevance when considering how Israel...
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By:
Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
As the economic recession lingers -- and forecasts look bleak well into the months ahead -- many of us need a vacation from our real lives more than ever before. Of course, this is also a time when you want your dollar to work extra hard for you. So how do you travel in a recession, and where can you...
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