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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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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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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Story Time (Ep. 5)

It’s midnight and I’ve been asleep for nearly two hours already. A bit uncomfortable, I shift my body on the bed so that I can sleep on my right side. My hand touches the bed cover and I feel crumbs all around. “Huh”, I think to myself, “I should get rid of these crumbs” and…

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Sarona Market [Tel Aviv] – A culinary oasis

Described as being the heartbeat of Israeli culinary art, Sarona Market opened in 2015 and now houses a total of 91 shops, stalls, and restaurants. It is considered as Israel’s largest and most unique indoor culinary complex.

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