The joking stopped as we walked further away from the traditional Palestinian restaurant in East Jerusalem, called Philadelphia. All the guidebooks had recommended it. Even President Jimmy Carter called it his personal favorite. Yet there was something downright creepy about the entire experience. Philadelphia was certainly an odd name for a traditionally minded Middle Eastern restaurant, and Jerusalem isn’t exactly the city of brotherly love. Still, always seeking out something unique and authentic, we decided to leave the cosmopolitan, very Jewish West Jerusalem for the riskier, heavily Arab-populated area known as East Jerusalem.
Local search has become one of the hottest areas on the internet. And local search is exactly what it sounds like – people in a local area going online to find local products and services.
Chris, along with her husband, Jim, her son, and her son’s family, were going to be in Orlando around the same time as Kathy and I would be in Clearwater. Clearwater and Orlando are within two hours of each other. Two days of our vacations overlapped, so we planned a dinner together on one of those days.
A couple weeks later, my wife and I were in his Restaurant for Family Dinner Seminyak Bali near me when the owner came out to greet a couple of the tables. He turned to approach one of the tables and saw me. His face turned bright red. He turned to face his customers.
England beckoned to me. I longed to reach across the Atlantic and pull myself onto England’s shores just to be in the vicinity of the Beatles and to see the place that some of my ancestors had called home. At the very least, I wanted to one day visit Great Britain.
Walking from along the lake to Yonglin Gate and visiting the Leifeng Pagoda along the way was very enjoyable and a great introduction to the West Lake and Hangzhou. Walking along the lake, the Leifeng Pagoda is impossible to miss.
Other communities gather together for what they call “Trick or Trunk” events. Kids don’t have to walk out on the streets . They can just go around with their parents to the opened trunks of cars where candy is being disbursed. This candy fest is often extended to include other games or family activities with music in the background.
My point is, if you want to achieve your best year yet, you need a vision and a plan to make it happen.You can’t just go back to what you always do, you will only get more of the same.