Articles by Allan Seiden:

Traveling with History... Rome, Part 1

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 in Travel

    Eternity & Rome        Where Past & Present Co-Exist, Part 1   Story and photos by Allan Seiden I’d last been in Rome in 1967…truly a lifetime ago. Now I was reintroducing myself and introducing my daughter to the Eternal City. The Hotel Regno, a small property centrally located on the Via […]

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Traveling With History: Corregidor

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 in Special Features&Travel

SourceURL:file:///Users/allan/Desktop/HR%20EDITORIAL/Travelng%20w%20History%20C%2344B076.doc Traveling With History        Corregidor Story & pictures by Allan Seiden          Situated on a rocky island at the entrance to the expansive waters of Manila Bay, Corregidor was a defensive outpost for the city of Manila, 35 miles by boat to the northeast. having taken over Germany’s Pacific colonies in 1914, […]

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by Allan Seiden

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 in News

SourceURL:file:///Users/allan/Desktop/HR%20EDITORIAL/Travelng%20w%20History.doc Traveling With History With a Book by My Side   by Allan Seiden       For me, travel always involves a good read on the country or place I’m going to. Historic or period-piece novels do it best, opening the door to the complexities  that someone else had gone to the trouble of […]

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Philadelphia: Traveling with Art & History

Friday, December 28th, 2012 in Special Features&Travel

SourceURL:file:///Users/allan/Desktop/HR%20EDITORIAL/HR%20archive/HR%20Philly.doc   Text and photography by Allan Seiden      It was the opening of the new home for the fabled Barnes collection that drew me to Philadelphia for the first time in 50 years, done as a two-day, two–night side trip from New York. Philly proved well worth the time and expense, starting with an $11 […]

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New York in Living Color

Thursday, December 27th, 2012 in News&Travel

New York in Living Color   Text and images by By Allan Seiden            When I was a kid growing up in the 1950s, New York City’s eight million people made it the largest city in the world. New York for me was always Manhattan, even though I grew up in Queens, a largely […]

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Goin' to LA for Culture & a Few Good Meals.

Monday, October 15th, 2012 in Travel

SourceURL:file:///Users/allan/Desktop/HR%20EDITORIAL/Los%20Angeles/HR%20Los%20A/LA%20TODAY%20701.doc A Look at What's Fabulous About  Los Angeles   by Allan Seiden           My New York origins have always made me disdainful of horizontal cities. They were too sprawling in an uninspired way without the density that energizes real urban living. Having visited Los Angeles many times, I’ve come to appreciate its more casual […]

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Traveling With History: Vienna

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 in Special Features&Travel

  Traveling With History:  Magnificent Vienna                        I had not been to Vienna since 1965, remembering  the beauty of the architecture and the fabulous palace of the Hapsburg Emperors at Schonbrunn. I was something of a neophyte to imperial Europe at that point and Schonbrunn etched itself into […]

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Traveling with History The Negev...Between the Desert & the Deep Blue Seas

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 in Special Features&Travel

Traveling With History © Allan Seiden 2012 The Negev is my kind of desert. Not too large, yet possessed of diverse landscapes, a grand scale, cushioned silences, and midday colors that fade to cloud-soft pastels as the end of day closes in, sun-drenched heat replaced by the desert-cold night, the sky alive with a glittering […]

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Tel Aviv: History in the Making

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 in Special Features&Travel

Traveling With History  :      Tel Aviv:  Facing the Future With a Different Take on the Past    ©  pictures and text, Allan Seiden, 2012 It was on a sunny day in 1909, with Palestine a province of the Ottoman Empire, that a group of Jewish residents of the ancient port city of Jaffa, feeling […]

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Jerusalem to Tel Aviv...36 Miles and Light Years Apart

Saturday, March 24th, 2012 in Special Features&Travel

  Traveling With History       © Allan Seiden, 2012 There is a very real divide that separates Israel’s two largest cities, with holy Jerusalem steeped in history and populated by those of ardent belief, and more secular Tel Aviv, having only recently celebrated the centennial of its founding, facing the future rather than focusing […]

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