Florence, Italy for the lover of the Greatest in Art

Florence, Italy for the lover of the Greatest in Art 350 229 Sarity Gervais

Florence, Italy, is no doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the world, filled with culture, history and some of the greatest artistic treasures in the world. It is…

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Stockholm for the Jewish traveler

Stockholm for the Jewish traveler 350 233 Sarity Gervais

Stockholm Jewish tour Like a squirrel who gathers supplies for the winter, I find myself gathering information about the Jewish community in every port of call we happen to arrive…

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The Jews in Finland

The Jews in Finland 350 234 Sarity Gervais

The history of Jews in Finland is highly unusual. Despite it being a small community, only around one and a half century old, it has a fascinating past, filled with…

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Kosher Vacations: The Gorgeous, Unique City of Barcelona, Spain

Kosher Vacations: The Gorgeous, Unique City of Barcelona, Spain 350 192 Sarity Gervais

Barcelona, the beautiful. One of the most beautiful cities in the world for Kosher vacations, Barcelona has a long and rich history and a cultural heritage which stays to this…

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The Magic of Talinn, Estonia

The Magic of Talinn, Estonia 150 150 Sarity Gervais

A number of years ago I discovered a gem, hitherto unknown to me. It left such an astounding impression on me, I returned again recently. Like with a great piece…

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Gondola Workshop in Venice

Gondola Workshop in Venice 350 233 Sarity Gervais

I’m about to go on the Costa Fascinosa, Greek Isles cruise. The cruise begins and ends in Venice, which happens to be one of my favorite cities in the world.…

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The Norwegian Epic

The Norwegian Epic 350 195 Sarity Gervais

The Norwegian Epic is the latest addition to the Norwegian Vacation Cruise line and when it was completed in Nazire, France, it was the third largest cruise ship in the…

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Our Family’s First Cruise

Our Family’s First Cruise 150 150 Sarity Gervais

There was a time, not so long ago, when a person desiring to have a grand vacation atop a luxury cruise ship, had very few options to choose from, if…

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Jews in Hungary

Jews in Hungary 350 262 Sarity Gervais

The Jewish population in Hungary predates the invasion and conquest of the country by the Huns, or Magyar tribes by as many as 600 years with some Jewish settlers arriving…

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The Rock of Gibraltar

The Rock of Gibraltar 350 180 Sarity Gervais

A 200 million year old limestone rock, at the southernmost end of Spain, became the Peninsula known as the Rock of Gibraltar. In tiny Gibraltar, 6.5 square kilometers in all,…

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Jews in The Caribbean

Jews in The Caribbean 350 262 Sarity Gervais

About 6 years ago, I had the privilege of being invited to a Bar Mitzva in Barbados. Landing at the airport, we were picked up by our host and promptly…

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Kosher Hungarian Cooking

Kosher Hungarian Cooking 350 271 Sarity Gervais

My grandmother was indubitably one of the greatest cooks in my experience. She boasted hordes of adoring fans, with her dreamy cakes and pastries, Vienna schnitzel and roasted potatoes, Chicken…

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