Thursday, April 17, 2014 Nisan 17, 5774
Saddle up for a surprising vacation
Does "dude ranch" conjure up images of office workers doffing their Dockers in favor of denim? Do you envision time in the saddle or sleeping under the stars, and think it might be fun for a day or two, though you're not sure about an entire vacation? What -- you haven't seen "City Slickers"? (Billy Crystal proving, of course, that...
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This year, add a New Year's resolution that brings culture and memories to life. Don't just promise to exercise more and eat healthier. Also resolve to travel to the remote, exotic destinations of your dreams -- for less. Follow the best trip tip in budget travel: Think about when to travel. In 2008, leave no corner of the globe unturned...
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By:
Leslie Minora, JE Feature
Scranton, an old Pennsylvania mining city whose mention is often accompanied by a gentle roll of the eyes, is now laughing back, as people from around the world visit to tour locations featured on the hit TV show, "The Office," now in its fourth (strike-delayed) season. "The Office" is a tongue-in-cheek comedy about the Scranton branch of a fictional paper...
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Sydney dazzles with an abundance of Aussie fun and fine arts
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Dale Leatherman, JE Feature
The luscious Tasmanian salmon on my plate demanded my attention, but I kept turning my head to stare at the Sydney Opera House, dazzling and surreal in the noonday Australian sun. Viewed from my waterside table on Circular Quay, the structure seemed to be temporarily moored, just waiting to catch a breeze and sail away, attended by a flotilla of...
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There's a lot to munch on in Beersheva, with or without cream cheese
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
You can't buy a bagel in Beersheva. It's a shandah, too -- with oceans of the best cream cheese in the world being sold in dairy stores, the lack of bagels in Israel's south becomes downright painful. It's not just bagels that are AWOL down here, either: Kugels appear only in the homemade version, on someone's Shabbat table. Ask for...
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