Posts by Sonja Stark:
Yukon Territory | Sony Stark heads to Canada’s Yukon Territory for the 460-mile Yukon River Quest, the longest canoe and kayak race in the world.
The massive A380 can be configured to seat 838 passengers! Photos by Sony Stark. Airbus’ A380 Jet: Inside the Belly of the Biggest Bird in the World By Sonja Stark On November 20, Air France began using the world’s largest passenger airliner, the Airbus A380. Air France is the first of all European carriers to […]
Holiday Getaways in Austria and Switzerland By Sonja Stark Christmas in Europe is special, it’s the time that most cities set up Christmas markets to provide local hand made goods and foods for sale during the holidays. Traveling by Train from Innsbruck to Zurich Rather than buying several tickets for each country you visit, (Eurail […]
Innsbruck Markets and Downhill Skiing in the Alps By Sonja Stark Senior Writer Winter is a holiday maker’s favorite season for an escape to the unspoiled kingdoms of Austria and Switzerland. An outdoor paradise of strolling, skiing, and moonlight sleigh rides await you in the Tyrolean capital of Innsbruck, while shopping, haute cuisine and rich […]
El Ghriba Festival Brings Jews from All Over to Tunisia By Sonja Stark The island of Djerba, floating off the southeast coast of Tunisia, is a popular destination for relaxing in a traditional hammam, grilling your body on a sandy beach or haggling over handmade Andalusian pottery. Few realize that only a few miles away […]
Motley Crew ski Chamonix By Sony Stark The credit crunch got you down? Need a break from bailouts? Spring skiing should do the trick. It’s the same rush as playing the stock market but much safer. My favorite picks: Val d’Isere and Chamonix, two of the best resorts in the world, both that stay open […]
A Muddy, Memorable Music Festival By Sonja Stark Twenty-two hours and several time zones from JFK airport, it’s a Muslim country as well. Being a female traveler I packed conservatively thinking I would experience oppressive inequality if I dared to look different. I intended to wear the long-sleeve shirt, pants and headscarf too, that is, […]