Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774
By:
Sharon McDonnell. JE Feature
Boasting Greek ruins better-preserved than in Greece; architecture and savory-and-sweet food that reflect waves of invasions from Arabs, Normans and Spaniards; an endless coastline along a turquoise sea, picturesque towns and untouched nature, Sicily -- the biggest island in the Mediterranean -- is a treasure trove for the discerning traveler.
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It's possible to get spiritually swept up in Utah's parks
By:
Carol White, E Feature
One can just not imagine what nature has created in southern Utah without experiencing it firsthand.
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By:
Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
There's a mystique about islands that can never quite be undone. Perhaps it's the fact that getting to and from them requires a purposeful separation of self from life on any relevant mainland. With that journey over glistening water comes relief from the pressures of home and a sense that on an island we can discover what truly matters. I...
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Exotic, enticing -- yet offering a truly relaxing, laid-back experience
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Though travelers often associate India with earthy, jewel tones found in the great historic sites, palaces and temples of Rajasthan and the "Golden Triangle" (headlined by the wondrous Taj Mahal), Calcutta -- or Kolkata, as it is now officially known -- is awash in green. While much of the city's foliage is a direct result of British colonialism personified in...
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By:
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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