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See our slideshow of 10 Do-It-Yourself Digs. Hands dirty, his shovel blade in the soft earth of Chile’s Atacama Desert, Carl Schweser dug in, brushed away some earth, and came face-to-face with a mummy. Not the Hollywood kind, but a real, long-go...
Construction is nearly complete on Jerusalem's Moshe Safdie-designed addition to the Holocaust History Museum. The next big build for the city: the Center for Human Dignity-Museum of Tolerance, created by superstar architect Frank Gehry and slated...
The neighborhood of Gan HaHashmal takes its name from Israel’s first "electric park," which opened in Tel Aviv in the early twenties. Surrounded by manicured greenery and a cluster of elegant, late-Ottoman-era houses, the area flourished during Is...
With Delta’s new nonstop service from New York, Tel Aviv is more accessible than ever. And stylish hotels, restaurants, and shops are helping put the city in the international spotlight. T+L weighs in on what to do when you land. Stay The city’s...
I first visited Jerusalem in 1961, when I was 11 years old. Back then it was a mere shadow of what it has become — a half-city reached through a cul-de-sac of Israel surrounded by "enemy" territory. Little more than 50 yards from our room at the K...
Bring Tel Aviv's iconic architectural center home with miniature Bauhaus buildings by Israel's Stella Design (available at the Bauhaus Center, 99 Dizengoff St.; 972-3/522-0249; www.bauhaus-center.com; from $20). Crafted from glazed earthen...
The Heathman Hotel Portland, Oregon By Gary Shteyngart Holly Golightly believed that nothing bad could happen to you at Tiffany’s, but allow me to respectfully disagree: many bad, expensive things have happened to me there. The delightful Heath...