This is Israel (Ep. 7 – February 2018)

The seventh 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.

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Israel: What to Prepare Before You Fly Out

Going to live in a new country can be a daunting feat, especially when you are not familiar with that country’s customs, language, and way of life. And because of that, there will be things that you won’t prepare to bring with you because you won’t even fathom that you would need them. If you’re…

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This is Israel (Ep. 6 – January 2018)

The sixth 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.

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What’s Different? Israel vs. Canada (pt.2)

Traveling or living somewhere new is always an amazing opportunity to learn new things and engage in new experiences. And it’s almost impossible not to see differences between somewhere you previously lived and somewhere you are currently living. So I thought it might be interesting to see what differences have been apparent to me while…

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This is Israel (Ep. 5 – December 2017)

The fifth 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.

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Story Time (Ep. 3)

They tell me it’s raining outside, but that’s okay – I’ve got my umbrella so all should be well. I step outside. “Lovely”, I think to myself in a sarcastic tone, one eyebrow raised. The saying “it’s raining cats and dogs” would fit perfectly for this situation. No wait, I take that back. It would…

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This is Israel (Ep. 4 – November 2017)

Two questions may be running through your head:   1. Why did you disappear? and      2. It’s the end of January so why are you just publishing November’s post now?   And those are two quite valid questions. Little did I know that life would be throwing a few hurdles my way –…

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This is Israel (Ep.3 – October 2017)

The third installment of “This is Israel” is here (sorry that it’s a week late)! 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…

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Off to the Market We Go!

The city of Akka (also commonly spelled as Akko or Acre) is located in the northern extremity of Israel, approximately 30km north of Haifa. Because of its location on the border of the Mediterranean sea, Akka very naturally was able to become a harbor for Israel — helping it become one of the oldest cities…

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Wadi Nisnas

Welcome to the Arab neighbourhood of Haifa: the Wadi Nisnas. A place filled with life, vibrant people, and of course, amazing eats. Walk down to the Wadi to find the most delicious falafels, soul-warming baked goods, extravagant sweets, and an open air market containing the most amazing fruits and vegetables. Come breakfast, lunch, or dinner,…

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