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Nidhe Synagogue Barbados

Barbados: Jewish history from 1628

By Roland Leiser Barbados in the West Indies counts among its national treasures Bridgetown’s Nidhe Israel synagogue (the Scattered of Israel) and yes, pop singer Rihanna. A street named for Barbados-born Rihanna reflects her world-wide fame, but the capital city’s synagogue and museum represent cultural icons of a different sort–a centuries-old Jewish past. Barbados Synagogue …

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Jackson Square - New Orleans

Optimize Your Travel Time with The Sightseeing Pass

Text and images by Jeff and Stephanie Sylva So you’ve finally decided to visit that city you have always wanted to see. But now it’s time to plan your trip – and this can be daunting. What to do, what are the top attractions, what is the best way to get to know the city? …

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Authentic Vermont Experience at Landgrove Inn by Deirdre Frost

The Landgrove Inn This country inn is one of Landgrove’s best kept secrets. In high expectation, my mate and I set off on an adventurous drive through the heavy wooded landscape in the rugged, remote area of southern Vermont on the way towards Manchester.  Along the back country roads, we enjoy the dense forests and …

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Wayne Gretzky Winery - Niagara-on-the-Lake

The two worlds of Canada’s Niagara Region

Experience and photos by Jeff and Stephanie Sylva When we visited Canada’s Niagara Region we enjoyed a couple of days marveling at the enormous force and stunning beauty of the Falls. But we also spent a glorious couple of days experiencing the globally-acclaimed Niagara Peninsula wine region. The amazing power of nature is never more evident …

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