Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
Brrrr: Who knew Edinburgh could be so frighteningly entertaining?
By:
Silke Schmidt, JE Feature
Old Mr. Boots has scared hundreds down in the Vaults under Edinburgh's South Bridge -- preferably blonde women in their mid-20s. "Men are fairly safe," says Gary, a sturdy Scotsman with a bushy red beard who's been leading groups for Mercat Tours down into the Vaults under the Scottish capital for several years. Nobody knows who Mr. Boots was in...
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By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
And now, for something different: going down the shore in winter -- a time when summer visitors traditionally stay away, leaving the frozen days and frigid nights to year-round residents, locals who stay on by choice, and wild creatures that do so purely by instinct. Cold weather and all it brings reveals a world largely unknown to high-season travelers, but...
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Paris in New York? Mais, oui!
By:
Blake Gernstetter, JE Feature
If you pine to hear French, see classical art and architecture or bite into a fresh baguette, but can't make it to Paris just now, consider an alternative: Paris in New York. With more than 100,000 native speakers of French, New York is home to an entire Parisian world. Manhattan, divided into neighborhoods much as Paris is comprised of 20...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
If you've got music on your mind, odds are the best place to satisfy your craving would be Nashville, known affectionately -- and correctly -- as "Music City." And what a music city it is, featuring everything from gospel to country, jazz and rock 'n' roll. You might want to start your journey at the Country Music Hall of Fame...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Sure. The sands are white, and the water is calm and blue. And not long ago, Cancun, Mexico, was discovered by hordes of college students who claimed it as their own for spring break. But believe it or not, Cancun was first seen as nothing more than swamp land; not much good to anyone for anything. In fact, as recently...
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