Category | Getaways

Market Madness: Visiting Israel’s Lively “Shuks”

Posted on 21 April 2015

Story and photos by Jeanne Muchnick Food may not be the first thing you think of when you think of Israel but if you appreciate the riot of colors and… Continue reading »

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Boutique Hotel Bliss at The Benjamin in NYC

Posted on 14 April 2015

By Monique Burns Words like “grand” and “luxurious” rarely describe boutique hotels.  Most are too small for such outsized superlatives.  But they fit The Benjamin, one of New York City’s… Continue reading »

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Golf Along Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Posted on 08 April 2015

By Neil Wolkodoff Cancun first gained fame as a Mecca for spring break collegians to engage in endless libation, partying and sun. The hotel zone in Cancun proper has tried… Continue reading »

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Crystal Springs Resort: A Best Kept New Jersey Secret

Posted on 07 April 2015

By John Grossmann Roughly an hour’s drive northwest of Midtown Manhattan, in the picturesque, remote corner of New Jersey that’s home to black bears and a ridge top stretch of… Continue reading »

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Sibling Rivalry in India’s National Parks

Posted on 30 March 2015

By Julie Maris/Semel Two tiger cubs squabble and their mother reprimands them with a reverberating ROAR! Like drums resonating through Bandhavgarh National Park, the roar puts every living thing on… Continue reading »

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Chattanooga: A City to Sing About

Posted on 23 March 2015

By Marian Betancourt Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain rises 1700 feet at the u-turn in the Tennessee River known as Moccasin Bend. The rolling green foothills of the Appalachian range spread as… Continue reading »

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Cromlix House: Wimbledon Champ Andy Murray Rejuvenates Scottish Country Hotel

Posted on 10 March 2015

Andy Murray’s Cromlix has the essential ingredients for the perfect country house getaway — big comfy beds upstairs, serious dining downstairs and a Whisky Room for socializing over 16-year-old malts

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Dispatch from Taiwan

Posted on 03 March 2015

By John Grossmann Two very different highlights stand out from a recent six-day visit to Taiwan–one natural, the other divinely man-made. China Airlines, which now offers a non-stop overnight flight… Continue reading »

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A Visit to St. Petersburg

Posted on 25 February 2015

  By Marian Betancourt I had long wanted to visit this fabled city by the sea built by Peter the Great in 1703 to open Russia to the West.  Inspired… Continue reading »

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Letter from Rome: Hotel de la Ville Roma Redux

Posted on 10 February 2015

By Marc Kristal The tourist’s week I spent recently in Rome was – as it always seems to be in that unusual city – a dream of perfection. The sun… Continue reading »

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