Learning the Art of Hummus Making in Jerusalem

In movie “Don’t Mess with the Zohan” the Zohan riffed on Israelis’ love of hummus by showing it used as toothpaste, for hair care, and even to extinguish a fire. The truth is, Israelis love hummus. When we went to Israel, we expected hummus to be everywhere, and it...

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How AI Will Change the Way You Travel

If you’re like me, making travel plans can be a daunting and overwhelming experience. But, what if you had everything you would need to know about your vacation in the palm of your hand and available in real time? Thanks to cognitive technologies, there are now apps...

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Walking The City of Chocolate Tour in Barcelona

When I think Barcelona, I think about tapas, paella, or churros, and I want to try it all. When Context Travel extended an invitation to take their City of Chocolate tour I thought, "Chocolate is Switzerland, Belgium or France. Barcelona?" But since it was about...

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What to Do in Dublin on a 10 Hour Layover?

Last year we went to Barcelona for the TBEX travel bloggers conference and we had a ten hour layover in Dublin, Ireland. When I was searching for cheap flights (a full time job these days) I noticed that Aer Lingus had a flight to Barcelona by way of Dublin. What made...

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Five Reasons Why Taking a Cruise is a Good Idea

Before my husband and I adopted our kids, we traveled the world with out a care. Planning involved booking our flight and hotel and winging it when we got to our destination. Once you have kids everything changes.  Planning a trip with kids goes from simple...

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Five Things to Do on Grand Turk

First, little about Grand Turk Island Grand Turk Island is one of the Turks and Caicos Islands. It is only one and a half miles wide by seven miles long (6.9 sq mi). Grand Turk contains the territory's capital, Cockburn Town. The has the second largest population of...

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In My Own Backyard: Philadelphia Street Art

I'm lucky, I live in an area that is relatively close to a lot of cool places. To the north is the Poconos, a little more than an hour a way is Manhattan and to the south is Philadelphia. All these destinations are close enough for a day trip but sometimes we make a...

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Have You Waterlogued’ Yet?

Full disclosure, I am a bit of an app junky. I love to play with filters and apps to enhance and tranform my photos. I have heard people say that this is "cheating" but I disagree. Using these tools are just that "tools," no different than a brush or a pallate knife....

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