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One of My Favorite Farmers’ Markets

Savoring summer when just about everything’s in season at Central Market in Lancaster, PA, billed as the oldest farmers’ market in the U.S. One of my favorite spots. The only place where you can have a lunch of African stew, … Continue reading

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A travel advisory you don’t see every day

Unusual, but not surprising. Up until now, travel warnings always seemed to be reserved for those other places. Not the U.S. Ouch.  

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The Lost — and Found — Jews of Crete

My latest in Tablet magazine: A synagogue on the Greek isle of Crete, struggling to survive with no Jewish community. The Jews were wiped out in the Holocaust.  

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How to take the first step toward any journey

Next time you feel bogged down — like I’ve been with work and a million stories that are nagging to be written; or have already been written, and are just nagging — think of this woman. Proof that that first … Continue reading

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Eats: Philly, home of one of world’s best desserts

You’ve just gotta trust me on this. Because I know dessert. Especially the frozen kind. I’ve been taste-testing ice cream and sorbet ever since I was old enough to buy something from the Good Humor man. I’ve had encounters with Ben … Continue reading

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The Best Explanation for Why I Travel

It’s a very simple picture that paints a picture of why I travel. This was the view from the shower in my space at Nuits Saint-Pierre, a trés élégant hotel straight out of Paris. It’s in St. Pierre and Miquelon, a genuine … Continue reading

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