[Through the Lens] Finding the magic in Barcelona

Whether you’re on a trip or walking around your home town, keep your eyes peeled for the magic hidden in unexpected places.

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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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What’s Haifa (Israel) weather like?

Whenever I go traveling, I always try to go during a time of year when the weather is supposed to be good (i.e., warm enough that I don’t need to wear a gazillion layers and cold enough that I’m not sweating and burning to death). Seeing as I’m living in Haifa, I thought it may…

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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] – It’s raining cats and dogs

God had taken the ocean and had just decided to throw it on land – and I got caught in the middle of it.

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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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The Bahá’í Gardens in Haifa

Imagine the way a waterfall flows: as the water hits each level of earth, it cascades down, never stopping or ceasing, and in perfect harmony with its surroundings.  Now superimpose this image with a series of perfectly manicured gardens flowing down the side of a mountain, each slope containing a beautiful and unique layout. What…

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