Seth Jacobowitz

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A Guide to Faro Beaches

The largest city in the Algarve, Faro is often largely ignored by overseas visitors, who fly into its airport and then head immediately for a resort …

Beaches

Column One: Why the concern for UNRWA?

UNRWA and its supporters present the agency as an organization dedicated to supporting Palestinian refugees. But this is a lie.<p>A Palestinian woman …

Israel

The Iraqi Farhud stymies invented Arab history

Edwin Black<p>The writer is the New York Times best selling investigative author of "IBM and the Holocaust", and his just released book, "Financing the …

Israel

12 Best Cities to Visit in Brazil for a Sensory Overload

Boasting almost one-third of the world’s remaining tropical rainforests, a spectacular biodiversity, and loads of breathtaking natural beauty, Brazil …

Brazil

Discovering São Paulo, Brazil

Save Place<p>Av. Paulista, 1578 - Bela Vista, São Paulo - SP, 01310-200, Brazil<p>I love to travel, but something I rarely admit is that I'm not very …

A Culinary Guide to Madeira, Portugal's Hidden Paradise

Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago, is best known for two superstar exports: its namesake wine and soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo. But its four …

Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

From taxes to average prices and down payments., here’s what you need to know<p>By Ariel Ramchandani<p>Recently, the sun has been shining brightly on …

What to See in the Historic Center of Naples, Italy

Santa Chiara Monastery and Church in Naples<p>Santa Chiara Monastery has a peaceful cloister with stunning majolica tiled columns and benches (added in …

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

LISBON — Not long ago, Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, was a backwater of Europe. Its historical center was dotted with decrepit and semi-abandoned buildings. Some downtown squares were the domain of prostitutes and drug dealers. The city served as a display case for the devastation of Europe’s debt …

Housing

3 Chill Cafés in Kiyosumi Shirakawa - Tokyo's Coffee Town!

A recently trendy area, Kiyosumi Shirakawa is a laid-back café-lovers paradise and answer to the mainstream coffee shops. Although its café heritage …

6 reasons why you should visit Portugal in 2018 | Travel Feature

Portugal is less than three hours’ flight time from the UK, while flights from the US are generally available for under $500. Moreover, once you get …

Top Ten Things to Do in El Raval, Barcelona

A cultural melting pot as well as one of Barcelona's oldest districts, El Raval smells, tastes, looks and feels different than other parts of …

A Barcelona Rooftop Sanctuary Inspired By Japanese Art

<b>For a rooftop terrace in Barcelona’s Horta district, landscape designers Jordi Sanchez and Nico Doblado of Simbiosi Studi created a unique outdoor</b> …

36 Hours in Lisbon

Forget Lisbon as the budget capital of Europe. Yes, the seafood is still (relatively) cheap, as is the wine. The old canary-yellow trams still rattle along steep hills, and you’ll never pay more than a euro and change for a pastéis de nata, the classic Portuguese pastry. But today the Portuguese …

European Travel

The Top 5 Attractions in Aviero, Portugal

On the shores of a coastal lagoon filled with birdlife, the colorful city of Aveiro in northern Portugal has a fascinating blend of historic …

The Inca Road System

The Inca road system formed a network known as the royal highway or <i>qhapaq</i> <i>ñan,</i> which became an invaluable part of the Inca empire, not only …

The Innovator Who Introduced Cherry Blossoms to the U.S.A.

Washington, D.C.'s famous fluffy cherry trees were gifts from Japan, brought to the United States by international food explorer David Fairchild, a man dedicated to exploring the world's best flowers, fruits, and plants.<p>Springtime in Washington, D.C. kicks off every year with the city's famous …

Japan

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

My Kind of Place: Tavira, Portugal

Why Tavira?<p>At the eastern end of southern Portugal’s perma-sunny Algarve region, Tavira has none of the brashness and concrete overdose that afflicts …

European Travel

These spots along Portugal's coast will have you booking your tickets ASAP

1/<p>Day 1: Hide out in Praia da Luz.<p>Natalie Stoclet<p>Your journey along the coast will start in the quaint town of Praia da Luz. Most travelers to the …

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

European Travel

The Special Stew at the Heart of Sumo Wrestling

Why one dish defines an entire sport.<p>Sumo wrestlers have always been huge, but they’ve also never been bigger. An influx of Hawaiian and Mongolian …