Polaroid of the week: Floating in the Dead Sea

Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 by .


Last week, I went on a mega road trip around Israel! Read all about my stops along the way, plus my favorite memory of this amazing trip: Floating in the Dead Sea!

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Adventures in housesitting in New York City

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by .


I came to New York for a housesit this summer, and the owners canceled their trip last-minute. I ended up housesitting 8 times there though – find out how I did it:

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Around the world in 4 boroughs: My top 5 ethnic food finds in New York City (2014 edition)

Posted on 22. Sep, 2014 by .


Join me on a culinary world tour – I am sharing my top five ethnic food finds in New York City with you, ranging from Australia to Venezuela to the Middle East!

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Polaroid of the week: Jerusalem’s Golden Glory

Posted on 21. Sep, 2014 by .


I got a quick introduction to Jerusalem last week – and am already looking forward to returning next week! The sacred city has an aura like no other place in the world.

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The Top Five Books That Inspired Me To Travel

Posted on 19. Sep, 2014 by .


My wanderlust was significantly spurred by books I’ve read – and the list of travel books I love is long but I narrowed down my Top 5 wanderlust-inducing books!

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Travel Gadgets, 2014 Edition: The latest additions to my travel gear

Posted on 16. Sep, 2014 by .


  When I think about the fact that I’ve been on the road since April 2010, I realize that that’s an incredibly long time – next spring it will be half a decade that I’ve been roaming the globe! While most of the things in my backpack haven’t changed all that much (I do pick […]

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The South Sudan food crisis and how you can help

Posted on 15. Sep, 2014 by .


While I tend to tell stories about beautiful, far-flung destinations in my articles, I’d like to touch on a less pretty, but much more important topic today: the current hunger crisis in South Sudan. South Sudan is the world’s youngest country and has been struggling on a political, economic and social level ever since its […]

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Polaroid of the week: Hiking in the Negev Desert

Posted on 14. Sep, 2014 by .


Last week I started my trek along the National Israel Trail with a couple of days of hiking through the Negev Desert. The combination of the desert heat and the barren landscape was challenging, yet extremely rewarding!

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The Happiness Of Pursuit, My Search For A Quest, And A Book Giveaway!

Posted on 10. Sep, 2014 by .


It has been a while that a book captured me the way that Chris Guillebeau’s new book The Happiness Of Pursuit captured me: I am ready for a quest! Read more about it and win a copy of the book:

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Polaroid of the week: Taking a stroll on the High Line, NYC

Posted on 07. Sep, 2014 by .


My summer in New York has come to an end, but I was lucky enough to spend my last week in an apartment right by the High Line Park, one of my favorite places in the city!

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