For people living in eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, spending time “down the shore” is a summer tradition. Growing up, my family didn’t have a shore house, though we made daytrips to the beach, typically Belmar. In recent years, I have spent more time exploring other beach towns along the New Jersey coast. One of my more recent favorites is Asbury Park for its trendy boardwalk and numerous nearby dining options.
A few weeks ago, my husband and I visited friends near Somers Point. We spent time relaxing at the house and took a daytrip to Margate for lunch. This was my first visit to Margate, so I knew I wanted to get a photo of Lucy the Elephant. The six-story landmark is a few steps from the beach.
Without any set plans, I hope to make some more trips down the shore this summer to explore what New Jersey beaches have to offer.
— Katie Skrzek, vice president/digital director
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People need a “chance to get some well-needed rest, relaxation and fresh air.” This is a sentiment we all likely share, as does the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union. The EC included that phrase when it released its plan to help reopen Europe following the COVID-19 global pandemic. While most EU borders remain closed to international travel until at least mid-June, the EC’s plan starts with inter-Europe travel, and are non-binding recommendations and guidelines. European countries still have the final decision, so travelers are advised to check the restrictions of the countries they plan to visit. According to the EC, “blanket restrictions of free movement are replaced by targeted measures.”
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The cruise industry responds to the COVID-19 pandemic with updates on cancellations and rebooking policies. Here’s an update.
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United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
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