[Through the Lens] Barcelona’s street art

When walking down the streets of Barcelona, whether it be a street filled with tourists or one lined with trees, whether it’s behind cars and houses, on garage doors or abandoned buildings, or in the most unexpected places, you’ll always be certain to come across something constant: street art.

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Barcelona’s Charming Gothic Quarter

No matter which backstreet or alleyway you take, the centuries-old squares of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter will lead to some hidden treasures – small artisan shops, restaurants, and magnificent cathedrals.

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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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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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[Through the Lens] The Cats of Israel

I don’t think I’ve ever been in a country with so many cats. Everywhere you go, you’ll find one or two or thirty cats, each with their own attitude and some with attitudes comparable to that of a sassy teenager. But why are there so many of them? Well, it is said that during the…

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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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Old Jaffa [Tel Aviv]

The ancient port city of Tel Aviv is one filled with wonders, houses exciting finds, and carries a unique atmosphere. A big contrast to the towering new buildings of Tel Aviv, the old, narrow streets and courtyards of Old Jaffa give you a glimpse of what it must have been like to live in this…

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