Growing up in New York, I observed many similarities between Jewish and Italian families. After a half day Jewish tour of Rome with noted guide, author and commentator, Roy Doliner, it was obvious why that was so true.
Baltimore is a city of firsts. Birthplace of our national anthem. First stop on Babe Ruth’s illustrious career as a baseball icon. First JCC in America. As we learned on a recent Jewish Post of New York press trip to Charm City (as it’s sometimes called), Baltimore is also a first-rate destination for a weekend getaway.
From left: (top row) Canyon Ranch Clubhouse; Cycling at the main entrance; Desert hiking; (2nd row) Daytime yoga;...
If asked to describe a perfect vacation, I'm sure many women, and an increasing number of men, would include a spa experience as part of their ideal getaway. Over the years, Canyon Ranch has come to epitomize the gold standard of Spas.
The morning light of Mount Scopus in Jerusalem woke me up through the small opening in the curtain, which was swinging slightly due to a pleasant, patting wind gliding into my room at the Dan Jerusalem Hotel.
Soon, my friends joined me for a repetition of the previous morning’s one-of-a-kind breakfast at the hotel which once again, for the second day in a row, was so unique. The large, nicely decorated dining room facing the outdoors pool inspired a peaceful atmosphere.
My editor called me. "How about taking an overseas trip for a total of four and a half days?" he asked. "You know me, I'll take it," I responded. "Where do I have to go?" "It's going to Israel and Switzerland and the flight time on Swiss International Air Lines with connections in Zurich will be included in the four and a half days…and, by the way, it falls on the occasion of the forty fourth Annual Jerusalem Liberation Day celebrations."
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