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] – That’ll be a solid NOPE for me

Israel likes to sometimes give me heart attacks and prove to me how much of a little baby I can be. Thanks for that – truly.

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This is Israel (Ep.1 – August 2017)

As many of you already know, I’ve now moved to Israel! Over the course of this month, I have slowly begun adjusting to life here and have begun to feel settled in. In addition to writing blog posts about my traveling adventures, I thought I would also write one blog post per month about what…

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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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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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Lighthouse Park

Located in a residential area within the city of West Vancouver is a place where you can find yourself surrounded by trees of great density, enraptured in the beauty of nature, and stumbling across breathtaking views of the water. What better way to spend a few hours in Vancouver than being swept up by what the great…

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What to pack on your next trip

We only ever read and talk about the material aspects of what we need to pack for our next trip. Laptop? Check! Map? Check! Clothes? I sure hope so! But these aren’t the most important things we need to take with ourselves on our next trip. Those online lists or YouTube videos explaining the essentials…

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