[Through the Lens] Barcelona’s street art

When walking down the streets of Barcelona, whether it be a street filled with tourists or one lined with trees, whether it’s behind cars and houses, on garage doors or abandoned buildings, or in the most unexpected places, you’ll always be certain to come across something constant: street art. Professionals and amateurs alike, I assume,…

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Barcelona’s Charming Gothic Quarter

The Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, also known as the Barri Gòtic, dates back over 2,000 years to the Roman and Medieval times and provides you with an amazing opportunity to soak up the essence of Barcelona. We did not have a plan when we reached the quarter, and in a way, that was the best…

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Gaudí’s Barcelona: A guide to 4 of his must-see buildings

Who is Antoni Gaudí? Antoni Gaudí (1852 – 1926) was a Spanish architect from Catalonia whose work is known to have a “one-of-a-kind” style. Most of his works are in Barcelona and many are in walking distance from one another, so it is always nice to stroll around the city and come across his architecture.…

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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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