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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This is Israel (Ep.2 – September 2017)

The second 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. 2)

An alarm sounds. Distant. Yet oddly familiar. Opening my eyes, reality hits. It’s 6:00am, my alarm clock is chiming away, and it’s time for me to get up and get ready. Groggily and ungracefully, I get out of my bed and grab my towel in order to take a shower. I open my door, walk…

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What’s Different? Israel vs. Canada (pt.1)

One of my most favourite things to do when I’ve gone to a different country is to look closely at the city and its inhabitants to see what cultural aspects or daily life habits are different than what I’m used to back home. Moving to Israel has given me this opportunity, and during these past…

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Story Time (Ep.1)

I’m sitting by a field, watching a soccer game unfold in front of my eyes. Sweat dripping down their faces, the players run for the ball, similar to the way a cat would chase a mouse. One after another the teams score, and the spectators cheer and clap. But my attention is quickly drawn somewhere…

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A beauty like no other

Every morning, as I catch the bus to go up to begin my service, I am faced with the most beautiful view imaginable. I still can’t believe that I’ve made it to Haifa, and I still find it completely unreal that I get to see this magnificent Shrine every single day. What is my life…

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Unfiltered (Ep.4) – Shannon

Welcome back to another episode of the blog segment Unfiltered: Unraveling Truths About Traveling. A segment where I ask bloggers, vloggers, and the like questions about traveling in order to share with you their perspectives and opinions. For this week’s episode, let me introduce you all to the amazing:

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Walking Through History at Fort Edmonton Park

“Immerse yourself in a journey through time” is the first quote you’ll find on the Fort Edmonton Park website, and that is exactly what you will be doing when you go to visit it.

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