Travel magazines and newspaper travel sections, not to mention blogs, regularly run stories about Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and lots of other places in the Holy Land. Not many go very deep on West Bank coverage, […]
Seven days in Israel — is it enough? The short answer is yes. While years might not be enough to take in all of Israel’s historical, cultural and gustatory pleasures (and we’ll get to a […]
Seven Places in Israel That Will Make You Cry Seven Places in Israel That Will Make You Cry. Photo Credit: Photo: Gilad Benari According to Rich Cohen, author of Israel is Real, “there is a […]
Flung like a defiant forearm against the Atlantic, Brittany is as near to New England – literally and figuratively – as France gets. Its vast, wind-bitten littoral is the province of old salts and a […]
SYRIA’S VESTIGES of the PAST Many peoples have marched into and out of Syria during its 10,000-year-existence. You can see fascinating signs of its long, volatile history – in both still-standing splendors and monumental ruins… […]
And who in the Middle East couldn’t use a drink or two? Watch the video.
Confession: My too-fair skin is terrorized by the sun; I think the kinds of people who happily shell out $17 for a hamburger at a hotel restaurant are only marginally less offensive than those who […]
Italian and iconic, but famously fragile: that’s an apt description for some places in Italy that should be the near top of any Italy-bound traveler’s must-see list. Did you know that Italy has more […]
This one’s from the New York Times, filed in conjunction with a print story on the series Homeland.