Category Archives: Travel Photography

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Free Lecture at New City Library, NY: Jews in Myanmar and Cambodia

Presented by Irene Shaland Sunday October 21st 2018  at 2:00 PM New City Library: 220 N. Main Street, New City, New York Advance registration required. Call 845.634.4997 to register. This is Burma, and it will be quite unlike any land you … Continue reading

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Book Review: Birds for beginners in Southern Africa by Philip Coetzee

Review by Philip Coetzee If you look for a field guide, this is the wrong book, but if you want to understand more about birds, about their biology, habits and habitat, this is the perfect book.  In a fun way, with … Continue reading

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Travels in Jewish History Lecture in NYC

Center for Jewish History, NYC presents Irene Shaland’s Lecture TRAVELS IN JEWISH HISTORY Tuesday  May 29 2018   7:00 PM If you are interested in Jewish history, join Irene Shaland, an internationally-published art and travel writer, educator, and lecturer, for a fascinating … Continue reading

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Book Event at Visible Voice Books

        Book Event at Visible Voice Books:   Irene Shaland and her new book  The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories    Saturday   May 19th 2018   7:30 PM  Limited seating.  Advance registrations strongly suggested. Call 216-961-0084 to register. … Continue reading

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Free Lecture: Cuba: The Land, the People, the Arts

Irene Shaland Presents her Lecture, Cuba: the Land, the People, the Arts – 60 years after Castro’s Revolution at the AAWR on November 18 at 1 PM When:  Saturday            November 18th 2017                       1:00 PM Where:  AAWR 1834 East  123rd Street  Cleveland OH 44106 … Continue reading

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Irene Shaland’s Cuba article published by Mosaic magazine

Irene Shaland’s Cuba article  The Island within an Island: The Cuban Jewish Story of Survival was published on August 22nd by the Sephardi Ideas Monthly, a magazine of the American Sephardic Federation and Center for Jewish History Research of New … Continue reading

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Free Photography Exhibit at Appletree Books

Internationally-published photographer Alex Shaland has a life-long passion for travel. Together with his wife, travel writer Irene Shaland, they have explored close to 70 countries. His photographs have appeared in more than twenty magazines published in the USA, Canada, UK, … Continue reading

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Where to Stay on Kangaroo Island, Australia: the Sea Dragon Lodge is an Excellent Choice

Since childhood, I always wanted to live among the animals of Australia – even if for a few days only. And this was how the Kangaroo Island, a small dot in the Indian Ocean, materialized first in my imagination, and … Continue reading

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Chasing the Elusive Northern Lights in Iceland

by Alex Shaland All visitors to Iceland fall into two distinctive categories: those who saw the northern lights and those who did not. When Irene set her trip target on Iceland, she was determined to place herself, our daughter, and … Continue reading

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Saarinen House – a Hidden Gem in the Midwest

“Architecture embraces the whole form-world of man’s physical accommodations, from the intimacy of his room to the comprehensive labyrinth of the large metropolis.” Eliel Saarinen. We found out about the Cranbrook Art Academy and the Saarinen House by pure chance: … Continue reading

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