Friday, October 31, 2014 Heshvan 7, 5775
As summer approaches, we get the urge to travel. Whether you want to make the trek to your favorite tourist attraction, or go somewhere and try a new activity, summer is a great time to travel. Here are some great travel ideas for every summer mood: · Relaxation: If some rest and relaxation is what you're looking for, you're sure...
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It's a Costa Rican trip that's just teeming with adventurous teens
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Patricia Kutza, JE Feature
If managing travel-related minutiae gets you down, you can take solace in the fact that even seasoned tour operators feel challenged juggling the details. When tour operator Lisa Schachter-Brooks decided to build a Jewish-centric tour that would depart from the norm, she knew she had her work cut out for her. Studying with world-class teachers at the Israel-based Melitz Center...
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Group's orbital space hotel's not just for stars
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Travis Carter, JE Feature
Visiting restaurants and strolling through gardens aren't unusual vacation activities, but imagine doing them under one-third the force of natural gravity. That's what Gene Meyers hopes his guests will do at his space hotel of the future: a revolving, Earth-orbiting space station shaped like a giant wheel. And in his vision, visitors will also share only-in-space experiences, like floating outside...
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Jaswinder Kaur Gill, JE Feature
Situated in a corner of the Singapore Botanic Gardens are two bronze sculptures, one of a girl on a swing and another of a girl riding a bicycle. A gentleman named David Marshall commissioned these. That's nothing extraordinary, really, save for the fact that in 1955, Marshall became the first chief minister of Singapore under British rule. He was also...
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Boys will be boys, but can they travel together?
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
It used to be that when several men -- for this story, the focus is heterosexual men -- went away to spend time together for a weekend or longer, it was for fishing, skiing, days of golf, a hunting expedition or to bond in high-five style at a football game. These and other outdoorsy-type outings were to do what most...
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