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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 and champion sleeper, to wake her after the long trip. She frowned and stretched. Ugh, I thought. Even

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...

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

Culture: Canada: J’aime le Quebec!

by Sherrie Bakshi Although I have known French for nearly twenty years, I have never been to France or truly experienced la vie française. But this past June, while on holiday in Montreal and Quebec City, I...

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005

Culture: Argentina: Tango for One

by Jennifer Anthony Dining alone is the true test of a traveling singleton’s confidence, especially in a country as passionate and romantic as Argentina. Yet solo dining is also a way to experience an event with eyes...

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