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Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Dubai: Jewel of the Arabian Gulf

www.dubaicityguide.com www.godubai.com www.dubaiairport.com www.dxbcustoms.gov.ae www.emirates-holidays.com * * * * Karla Erovick is a marketing professional who lived and worked in Dubai in 2001. She was responsible for marketing communications and public relations for the multi-billion dollar Dubai Festival City project, now under construction. She enjoyed learning about the culture, meeting the locals, and exploring the

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Culture: Mt. Vesuvius, Italy: The Sleeping Giant

by Shauna Billings Arriving at the top of Mt. Vesuvius is like landing on another planet. For a moment, the crushed rust-colored lava path beneath my feet is the soil of Mars. Vents release gases and steam...

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

Culture: Zagreb, Croatia: The Best Blind Date

by Sarah Naimark From the window, Zagreb appeared dreary and blurred. Our train lugged itself through a dingy urban strip into the station and I grimaced: ten minutes ahead of schedule. I nudged Anna, my younger sister...

Monday, February 20th, 2006

Culture: Iceland: My Favorite Viking

I met my favorite Viking on a fabulous week-long press tour sponsored by the generous Icelandair.We spent our last night of this fantastic trip at the Viking Village twenty-five minutes outside of Reykjavik. Stefán is one of...

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Culture: Vietnam: The Tet Fest

by Lorraine Godfrey It was well after dark when I arrived in Hanoi late one January evening in 2003. Coming from Bangkok, where temperatures loomed in the nineties (with equal humidity), I was prepared for the heat....

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

Culture: Confessions of an Israeli Folk Dance Addict

The type of dancing that I do is Israeli Folk Dancing. But the movements are nothing like what you might have seen at a wedding or bar mitzvah. While International Folk Dancing strives to be as authentic...

Friday, December 16th, 2005

Culture: Reno, California: The Brightest Little City in the World

by Peng Ong It all started when my boyfriend received an offer from a relative in Reno to purchase his white Lexus. Considering the long drive from San Francisco, Ricky proposed, why not spend two days in...

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