When travelling in Europe or to Israel I like to sneak in a long stopover in another country in order to get to see new places. Last time, we stopped in Warsaw. We arrived in the morning and left in the evening. There are lockers...

La Plagne, is an area in the French Alps which is divided into small villages, such as Belle Plagne, Plagne Aim 2000, and Plagne Bellecote. Some areas are at higher altitudes than others. Most of the towns are at an altitude of 1,800-2,000 meters....

Refreshing, invigorating, intoxicating mountain air, coupled with gliding on ice with mountains as the backdrop, equals divine. Nothing like ice skating outdoors on a random Tuesday in November. The rink was not crowded. It was relaxing and enjoyable at the same time. Although the thermometer...