But travel isn’t always pretty. In the travel and hospitality industries there are certain observations that are chiefly expressed over drinks among colleagues or in other closed quarters: things like “the French are lousy tippers,” “Israelis are pushy” or “Americans … Continue reading Pretty, right?
For almost as long as I’ve been traveling to Israel, and certainly when I lived there, prospective visitors have asked me the same question: where should I go? The answer to that question depends of course on what your chief … Continue reading 4 Ways to Travel in Israel Free
Because it’s my blog, and I’ll turn it into a birthday card if I want to! This is an old building in Jaffa, probably built during Turkish times i.e. a really long time ago. But wait, this is more about my … Continue reading Postcards from Israel For My Father on His Early Spring Birthday, with no mention of numbers or dates
TEL AVIV, Israel—Do you know what makes a great hotel? I know what doesn’t: high thread count Frette linens, a Jeff Koons knock-off in the lobby or the fact that George Washington once slept there, maybe. In other words yes, … Continue reading This is what might happen if you spend 24 Hours at the Carlton Hotel in Tel Aviv
Yes, Tripquake is about travel but this week we’ve set our suitcases down in the heart of earthquake country…Southern California (two tremors this week and counting!) Which also happens to be the home of Hollywood, so check out some of … Continue reading WATCH THE TEL! BEFORE THE GOLDEN GLOBES
Winter may be upon us, but there’s still no place like Copenhagen. And there is a lot more to this Nordic beauty than its diminutive statue of a mermaid on a rock. The city is a compact metropolis that combines hip, modern … Continue reading MY DANISH MODERNE
A short round-up of the latest in pop culture with a hint of political mint…check out the latest here Continue reading INTRODUCING THE TEL !