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5 reasons you should take a cooking class while traveling

When you travel, do you actively seek out local experiences? We do, and they enrich our lives beyond measure.

History Comes Alive at Zurich’s National Museum and Haus Hiltl

by Sandy Bornstein /
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Nov 25, 2019 / 0 comments

When you only have time to visit one museum at a destination, how do you narrow down your choices to just one? Most major cities have a plethora of options. Sometimes, selecting an attraction ends up being decided by logistics. Zurich's National Museum satisfied both my interest in history and was conveniently located near the Zurich central train station. I continued with my history theme when I perused my options for dinner. I was able to find a restaurant with a notable history offering healthy food choices.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 23, 2019 By Josh Garrick

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 23, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 15, 2019 By Josh Garrick

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 15, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

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Why You Need To See The Unlikely Candidates Live

Flaunting outsider panache and theatrical hooks as oversized as their home state of Texas, The Unlikely Candidates formed at a high school party before going on to release three EPs and log countless miles on the road alongside everyone from Sublime With Rome, The Offspring, the Dirty Heads, Goo Goo Dolls, and Fall Out Boy. 

10 Places Where History Comes Alive in Munich

by Sandy Bornstein /
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Nov 12, 2019 / 0 comments

The capital of Bavaria, Munich, has a plethora of historical sites. However, time was not in our favor. Our first trip was limited to just a couple of days of touring. To sample Munich’s history, we relied on a friend and our private guide, Chaim Eytan, to show us around. Perhaps a future trip will provide more options. For the time being, here are 10 places where history comes alive in Munich.

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Travel Tips: The Best Place to Experience the Magic of Christmas

Do you remember when you were a little kid, and the entire holiday season was magical, with delights around every corner? From the brisk air and corresponding outdoor adventures to treats chosen specifically for you to incredible, once-a-year foods, it’s hard recapture that once you’ve grown past that believe-in-magic stage.

Luckily for us, this experience IS able to be recaptured, and makes you believe in the magic of the holidays again.

 

How and where, I hear you ask!

Through the eyes of an educator: Disasters, Deployment, and Development

by Stacey Ebert /
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Nov 06, 2019 / 0 comments
October 29th marks the seventh year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. Seven years ago, we were living in Long Beach, NY, and got a call telling us of a non-mandatory evacuation. Since we lived on the ocean and if the waters flooded the only way out would be by helicopter rescue, we chose to evacuate and head north to drier land.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 1, 2019 By Josh Garrick

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 1, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

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Scary! Best Halloween Travel, Recipes, Books, and More

Scary! Best Halloween Travel, Recipes, Books, and More

Can't get enough Halloween goodness? I can't, either (or of those giant bags of candy we're supposed to hand out to trick or treaters...). I've gathered some great articles from our site and the sites of several of our editors - all great writers with spooky things to share.

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