El Paso and Juarez are two cities whose common language and culture bridge the Rio Grande River border

   by Jacqueline Swartz “Three cities, two countries, one region,” remarked former Texas State Senator Jose Rodriquez referring to El Paso Texas, Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua Mexico, the United States…

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Ethics of travel writing.

For a lot of people, this is a contradiction. Not for serious travel journalists. And ethics here are not what you think. See my piece here: https://www.eastwestnewsservice.com/the-ethics-of-travel-writing-believing-what-you-read/

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Time travel to fin-de-siecle Vienna

What a time it was: Gustav Klimt was painting The Kiss, while Freud was exploring the subconscious. Mahler was composing his heart-breaking music (and lying on Freud’s couch while he anguished over his wife Alma’s infidelity).  From…

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Rediscovering Egypt

Egypt, a country that predates the three monotheistic religions, has spectacular sites and a perilous political situation. Join me as I discover both. https://roamancing.com/2014/05/rediscovering-egypt-in-2014-post-the-revolution/

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Chicago, second to none

Chicago has long carried the label of being second to New York – hence the name Second City. But just as the comedy club has spawned first-rate comedians, from Stephen…

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There’s More to Romania than Transylvania, Dracula and Haunted Carpathian Forests

Posted on East West News Service Peles Castle near the village of Sinaia 77 miles from Bucharest is considered one of Europe’s most beautiful 19th century castles Romania conjures mysterious…

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