Jersey—A Revelation

If you've never spent time in Jersey, you'll learn something watching this video: e.g., the 45 square-mile island has a 40 mph speed limit but dozens of Lotuses, Ferraris, and Lamborghinis puttering about. And Jersey chefs contend the island produces the world's best potato, the Jersey Royal. It also has its own Pageant of Roses Parade, but in the summer. It turns out going to very upscale Jersey is a lot like going to Monte-Carlo or Gstaad—only it's bigger and people speak English with a native accent. This video, which aired on PBS (the American public television network) is a little long, but it will likely open your eyes. If you thought "Jersey" was a coastal American state sandwiched between New York and Delaware, you might be surprised to learn New Jersey was once owned by a family from Old Jersey. If you've got the time, take a look. Actually, the first five minutes will have you wanting to book a flight...