WatchBoom.com's Travel Destinations of the Month

Jerusalem: Shalom… salaam alaikum… peace

Jerusalem: Shalom… salaam alaikum… peace

Just in time for Easter... a special report from Jerusalem by veteran WatchBoom contributor Bob Schulman. Among visits to a number of iconic spots around the Holy City, Bob takes us for a stroll down the Via Dolorosa – “the Way of Sorrows” – in the footsteps of Jesus on his agonized walk along the 14 stations of the cross he was forced to carry.

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Akko: The crusaders’ last stand

Akko: The crusaders’ last stand

The crusader kingdom in the Holy Land once stretched for 360 miles from Lebanon south through modern-day Israel and western Jordan down to the Gulf of Aqaba. Having lost battle after battle, the caped invaders’ last stronghold – at Akko – fell in 1291.

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The trains in Spain run mainly on the plains

The trains in Spain run mainly on the plains

How would you like to zip around Spain on super-high-speed trains, stopping at three of the country’s most colorful cities? What’s particularly cool about this week-long tour is that you can “custom tailor” it – meaning you can schedule it to start just about any day this year. What’s more, you can add more days to your trip, hook on more cities to see and change your itinerary any other way you’d like. (Well, almost.)

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Easter Weekend kicks off 15 Ways to Play in Durango, Colorado

Easter Weekend kicks off 15 Ways to Play in Durango, Colorado

Located in the southwestern corner of Colorado, Durango’s springtime comes earlier than most mountain towns in Colorado’s Rockies.  As the skiers and riders take their last turns at Purgatory, the Easter Beagle Express (The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s annual nickname) operates family-themed special ride to Cascade Canyon. Durango-area PR maven Anne Klein has 15 playful recommendations beginning with Easter Weekend.

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REGINA - RCMP BOOTCAMP

REGINA - RCMP BOOTCAMP

It was the marching. Always marching. Together. To EVERYthing.    But I truly wanted to taste what it’s like to be a Royal Canadian Mounted Police cadet.

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