Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774
Florida's famous islands unlock a sense of adventure
By:
Sharon McDonnell, Jewish Exponent Feature
One of the best ways to commune with nature in the necklace of 800 or so islands called the Florida Keys is by plying its waterways. That's why I was kayaking the Key West back country in the still waters of Cow Key Channel with a guide, whose Australian shepherd, Tucker, lay in the front of the boat, only his...
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That's one way to look at Old Faithful, as it adds fizz to a Yellowstone National Park experience
By:
Art Ellis, Jewish Exponent Feature
Travel to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming just to see Old Faithful and you'll surely be disappointed. There's nothing wrong with the famous geyser that shoots 204-degree water 130 feet in the air on a famously predictable schedule. It's just that there are so many other must-see sights within Yellowstone and its grand old neighbor, Grand Teton. Here are the...
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By:
Lauren Kramer, Jewish Exponent Feature
It's just a couple of months before Passover, and I'm staring wistfully at the seder menu on Holland America's Ryndam, which hosts a seder each year for Jewish passengers and anyone else on board who is keen to participate. The four-course menu features all the traditional favorites: gefilte fish, matzah-ball soup, roast chicken with tzimmes -- even hazelnut macaroons to...
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By:
Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
In the late 1990s, when dot-com youth culture was in full swing and I was dating a nice Jewish programmer from nearby Silicon Valley, there were frequent jaunts to the Haight and Filmore West to drink in a taste of American pop culture and a groovy show that only San Francisco could offer. We spent many a Chanukah at Union...
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In maple-syrup country, like Vermont, it's quite the compliment
By:
George Medovoy, Jewish Exponent Feature
It has the look and feel of an alpine lodge, but the Stowehof Inn and Resort www.stowehofinn.com , overlooking the rolling hills of the Stowe Valley, is very much a part of Vermont, the Green Mountain State. This charming inn, remembered by many from the Alan Alda film "The Four Seasons," was our comfortable base as we went exploring in...
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