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Saturday, December 07, 2019

Destination Kosher

An In-Towner’s Perspective on Living Out of Town

If you had asked me three years ago after we found out that my husband matched in Cincinnati, Ohio for his medical residency if we were going to stay here, I would have looked you in the eyes and laughed; I would always say, “We are going for residency and then moving back!” My husband and I both grew up in New Jersey

Kosherica Cruises Through the Caribbean in January

Wondering ‘What Could Have Been’ in Beautiful Spain

Cordoba, Madrid, Toledo, Malaga and other Spanish towns and cities are places I have taught about in my high school Jewish history classroom for years.

These, of course, are places largely of the past when it comes to Jewish community. Leading up to 1492, some 150,000

Dan’s Deals Explores Antarctica

What’s on your travel bucket list?

Personally, I don’t have one. I am content shuttling back and forth to Israel and Denver to visit my grandchildren, with an occasional organized trip suggested by a friend.

But, in July, when Dan Eleff

Join the Diamond Club for Passover 2019

(Courtesy of Diamond Club Passover Vacations) When deciding to attend a Passover program, there are a lot of factors involved; however, the first question that comes to mind is: What makes this program different from others? At Diamond Club Passover Vacations we are truly special and different. We have

Sweet Inn Offers Luxury and Location

From check-in to check-out, our stay at the King David Village in the Mamilla section of Jerusalem was a luxurious experience within a bustling location. Our Sweet Inn apartment was furnished in high style and afforded every amenity that a hotel offers. In addition, it included a full kitchen featuring

Unlimited Travel & Tours Offers a Truly Unique Pesach Experience

 

Twelve years ago, as I looked out onto Spain’s stunning Catalonia coastline, the Costa Brava, which literally means “wild coast,” I noticed that the impossibly blue waves crashed into rocks that looked painted by Hashem himself. The sound of the waves was a soft roar, the sea birds called to one another and the

‘Kosher Travelers’: Not Your Grandma’s Travel Agency

Twenty years ago, David Walles never imagined that he and his wife, Chana, would be running a highly regarded international kosher travel company operating luxury cruises, African safaris, multiple Pesach programs, Alpine ski trips and upscale land tours. Originally from Melbourne, Walles had a successful

Enjoy Pesach in Morocco With Paradis Productions

Whether you’ve always wanted to see Morocco, spend Pesach in a luxurious location or be treated like a VIP, Paradis Production NYC’s Pesach program is just the thing. Event planner extraordinaire Prosper Lankry has thought of everything for Pesach 2019. Sedarim, day trips, gourmet food, Israeli and French chazans, renowned rabbinic

Let ‘Royal Stay’ Help Book Your Luxury Hotel at an Affordable Price

Anyone who coordinates a vacation of any type, whether family trip, business trip or getaway, knows the intricate details that go into the planning. Often, the planning and logistics can raise stress levels higher than not actually having a vacation. Menucha Parnes knows that this can be hard on travelers. As part of Royal Stay,

Eretz Israel Movement Is the Way to Go

As wonderful as it is that so many consider travelling to Israel a necessity in their lives, it is unfortunate that often overlooked is the value of taking an organized tour, which allows one to become reacquainted with the history, kedusha and uniqueness of our true home. As I have said many times to clients who felt that they

Five Star Italy Will Plan Your Italian Dream Vacation

For me, visiting Italy for the first time was falling in love at first sight. My first trip was many years ago to Capri and the Amalfi Coast. I chose that region because the scenery is considered to be some of the most breathtaking in the world and, no doubt, it is. Being there was like living in