Israel

Alive in the Dead Sea

Alive in the Dead Sea

“Instead of taking two trains, why don’t you just take the bus down to Jerusalem?” asked the receptionist at my hostel in Haifa. What a fantastic idea. I don’t know why it didn’t occur to me that buses run not […]

How Israel Broke My Heart

How Israel Broke My Heart

See that photo above? That’s the relationship I have with Israel. We don’t fit together. We couldn’t connect. It was like a relationship you cheer on for so long that doesn’t have the happy ending you had hoped for. Originally, […]

A Vacation from My Vacation

A Vacation from My Vacation

Saying goodbye to Turkey is something I don’t want to remember. So far their hospitality and kindness have gone unmatched. Being there was like an old friend welcoming me home for dinner and having conversation well into the night. Leaving […]