Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tammuz 12, 5774
Who put tuxedos on those birds anyway?
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
It was a long, long wait, but the time had finally come. The beautiful Norwegian ship -- the M/S Nordnorge -- was waiting for us, and soon we were on our way on what was called "The Journey of Discovery" to the world's last wilderness: Antarctica. The Nordnorge , one of several ships of the Norwegian Coastal Voyage fleet, is...
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By:
Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
As the miracle of fall foliage unfolds in mid-September and lasts through October, nowhere is the breathtaking blaze of colors that sweeps the landscape more dramatic than in New England. Foliage enthusiasts can enjoy the spectacle of changing leaves several ways -- by car, train, cruise ships ... even chair lifts. Here are states with dazzling foliage scenes and a...
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Sightseers can see a lot of it during a special week in Cape May
By:
Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Long after the sea has reclaimed the last few sandcastles left by summer beach-lovers, the fall season comes alive in Cape May, N. J., with one of the most entertaining celebrations in the country: the 34th annual Victorian Week. For 10 days -- from Oct. 6 through Oct. 15 -- exciting activities glorify the unique heritage of America's first seashore...
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Museums, architectural wonders and -- did anyone say chocolate?
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Of course, it's well-known for its cool chocolates and warm waffles! But taking the time -- really taking the time -- to explore Brussels uncovers a capital city that's chock-full of creativity and comfort; a city that's right in step with the times, yet continues to enjoy and luxuriate with its ties to the past. We were fortunate enough to...
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Tighter security has meant a more uptight travel experience. Do the reasons to fly still ... fly?
By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
On a recent trip overseas, I arrived at the airport 31/2 hours ahead of my scheduled flight aboard an international carrier, only to find that the flight had been canceled and passengers were being hustled onto other planes. Gone was the direct flight. Gone was an on-time arrival. Gone were scheduled appointments. Arrival at destination was eight hours, 40 minutes...
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