The 5 Weirdest Things I’m Bringing to Israel

I’m less than 48 hours out until I leave for 10 days in Israel! I’m a little nervous because a) I haven’t traveled with people in forever and b) what if I forget something?! Luckily, I’m an expert at making packing lists so tomorrow night I’m going to do one final double check to make sure I have everything. Oh, and I’m going to Israel, … Continue reading The 5 Weirdest Things I’m Bringing to Israel

Three Things I’m Nervous For On Birthright

On a tour of the fjords in September 2015 in Norway. Happy Weekend! It’s one week (+ one day) before I leave on a ten day trip to Israel – the homeland! – for Birthright. I’m sneaking in just before I age out of the newly expanded age range. Two months before I age out, to be exact – but who’s counting? I haven’t traveled … Continue reading Three Things I’m Nervous For On Birthright

How To Travel When You Have Pets

Above are my two furbabies, Gus and Playbill respectively, sitting in my carry-on suitcase that I took down from one of my closets recently to start packing for Israel. In case you’ve forgotten, I am heading to Israel on a Birthright trip just two months before I age out of the newly expanded max age for eligibility – 32. I’m excited but also kinda nervous … Continue reading How To Travel When You Have Pets

Three Things I’d Do Differently If I Studied Abroad Again

A very (not) candid photo in front of my dorm on our last night in London, July 2017 As I’ve written on here before, my wanderlust all began when I decided to study abroad during the summer of 2007. A piece of the Berlin Wall that stands in London.  To be honest, technically it began the prior July when I met a Dutch boy who … Continue reading Three Things I’d Do Differently If I Studied Abroad Again

A Book Lovers Heaven: the Austrian National Library (Vienna, Austria)

I have no idea how I haven’t shown you guys photos of this jaw-dropping place in Vienna yet but I was looking over my Vienna posts and it doesn’t seem to exist (at least I hope not since I’m writing about it and all right now). Vienna’s National Library (aka Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) wasn’t on the top of my list of things to do in Vienna … Continue reading A Book Lovers Heaven: the Austrian National Library (Vienna, Austria)