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11/12/2013 | | Travel Writer | Travel

Who knew there were mountains in Poland? It’s certainly cold enough to ski in winter, but most of this vast, northern country is notably flat.

11/05/2013 | | Travel Writer | Travel

I was driving through the faded-brick center of Morgantown, W.Va., when I spotted something incongruous: Hebrew lettering. On closer inspection, it turned out to be the West Virginia University Hillel building — hardly a surprising sight in a college town.

10/29/2013 | | Travel Writer | Travel

I was speeding down I-95 near Baltimore when something totally unexpected happened: I was racially profiled in America.

10/22/2013 | | Travel Writer | Travel

Of all the tiny European mini-states, Monaco is nearly the tiniest (only Vatican City is smaller), arguably the most legendary and certainly the most fabulous.

10/15/2013 | | Travel Writer | Travel

I strolled along South Street to the dissonance of two competing hip-hop beats, one blaring from each side of the block. On a warm fall day, the rhythm seemed an agreeable accompaniment to a leisurely stroll through Queen Village, Philadelphia’s oldest residential neighborhood.

10/09/2013 | | Travel Writer | Travel

It’s Indian summer on the south coast of Massachusetts; a languid heat settles over the cranberry bogs, and the swamps shimmer red and russet in the October sun.