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Monday, December 10, 2018

Exploring the world in Queens

By Victor Block Not hungry enough for a sit-down breakfast, I munched on Tibetan dumplings purchased from a snack truck decorated with a sign that...
(l to r) Anita Polich, Sue Novia, Jake Colbert, Marilyn Hickey and Mary Ann Judson

Filling plates and hearts: Locals volunteer at ministry in Baja

By Kate Tobiasson Contributing Writer Shrewsbury/Westborough - There is a saying on one of the walls of the ministry that reads, “You will never be the...
Fort Delaware reeneactor

Wilmington – history, art, and culture

By Victor Block, Travel Writer The contrast between members of the du Pont family who settled in Wilmington, Delaware and the surrounding Brandywine Valley at...

Cruises offer fun for every interest

By Victor Block Civil War buffs Tom and Elaine Preston wander through reconstructed forts where a major battle of that conflict was fought. Betsy and...
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Deerfield Retreat and Spa: Go for the exercise; stay for the food

By Fyllis Hockman Admittedly, I’ve never heard of Lo-Wei, a unique exercise class that combines yoga, strength training and flexibility that stretched my body in...

For a ‘spiritual’ day trip, visit Cassadaga

By Victor Block As my wife Fyllis and I contemplated our visit to a tiny town in Florida, the choices we faced were as intriguing...

Mynamar – centuries of history, culture and beauty

By Victor Block Part 2 of 2   My first surprise was that a Buddhist monk in Myanmar (Me-un-mahr) speaks enough English to have a conversation....

Mynamar – centuries of history, culture and beauty

By Victor Block Part 1 of 2        I was 3,000 feet high, floating in a hot air balloon over a vast plain dotted with...

Jamaica – much more than just resorts

A beach in Negril. Photos/submitted By Victor Block One meal my wife Fyllis and I will long remember was a gourmet five-course candle-lit dinner served in a...

Driving trips around the world offer amazing views

Some drivers follow a route along one of the highest roads in the world. Others steer their car through a much lower setting which hugs an ocean coastline at sea level. Then there are journeys that take people through some of Mother Nature’s most magnificent handiwork.
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