Spending Half a Day in Toledo

We got up bright and early to make our way to the train station to buy our tickets for our trip to Toledo. Today was going to be a half-day excursion to this old city and we had absolutely no idea what to expect other than “it’s absolutely stunning!”, sooo we were pretty sure it…

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Story Time (Ep. 6) – Excuse you!

We were planning our mother-daughter trip to Spain and my mom would say over and over again “it says here on the internet that pick-pocketing is very common in Spain. We need to be very careful.” “Right.” I would respond. But the internet exaggerates. There’s no way that theft could be that rampant in Spain.…

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This is Israel – Ep. 10 September 2018

The tenth installment of “This is Israel” is here!  A space where I share with you what I have experienced during my past month in Israel. In addition to my normal travel blogs, I want to use this space to give you a glimpse of what my life in Israel is really like. Week 1 Starting…

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5 Things I Wish I Knew before Moving to Israel

I have now been living in Israel for a little over one year. As the months have gone by, I realized that it would have been nice to know a few things before arriving in this beautiful country. So, what are they?

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Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Founded in 1932, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art has become one of Israel’s leading artistic and cultural institutions, holding a comprehensive collection of local and foreign art, with works from the 16th century to present day.

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Munchies Guide to Israel: Falafels

The falafel, a deep-fried ball of crispy goodness with a soft and flavorful inside, is a traditional Middle Eastern food to have most likely originated in Egypt.

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The Cats of Israel [Through the Lens]

I don’t think I’ve ever been in a country with so many cats. Everywhere you go, you’ll find one or two or thirty cats, each with their own attitude and some with attitudes comparable to that of a sassy teenager.

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This is Israel (Ep. 9 – August 2018)

This is Israel is back after a few months of hiatus!  For those who might not be familiar with this blog segment, it is a space where I share with you what I have experienced during my past month in Israel. In addition to my normal travel blogs, I want to use this space to give you…

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[Zichron Yaakov] A quaint and tranquil town

Zichron Yaakov (also spelled Zikhron Ya’akov) is located 35 kilometers south of Haifa, which makes it the perfect destination for me to bus to on a Friday morning before Shabbat starts and the buses stop running.

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