Three Generations in Israel – Part 2

May 12th, 2013

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 HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! We wanted to share Part 2 of Lori’s story of Traveling with  THREE GENERATIONS as a Mother’s Day story! Three Generations in Israel – Part 2 (read PART ONE: CLICK HERE) Day 4 – By the end of today, I am in overload from all the information I absorb today. My mother … Continued

(through the porthole – onboard the Ocean Diamond en route to Antarctica) If you ask someone what frustrates them most about their daily life, chances are they will respond with “there are not enough hours in the day”.  Ironically, when that same person prepares for an expedition cruise to Antarctica, chances are one of their … Continued

Three Generations Abroad – Part 1 As soon as I agree to send my daughter on her school trip to Israel, I know that this is an opportunity for a unique experience for my family.  My mother and I decide to join my daughter and her class in Israel.  From the first steps in Israel, … Continued

Wildlife spotting in Antarctica is a lottery.  There are no game park enclosures or zoos.  There are no park rangers waiting for a “release the whale for tourists” call.  There are no guarantees. And that’s what makes it so special. We are the visitors, on the outside looking in – we are venturing into their world.  This … Continued

Iceland is one of those places where it is hard not to come over all transcendentalist. You have an inspirational landscape like nothing on this earth; from remote farmhouses set in lupine fields, to volcanic craters, glaciers, ice-blue hotsprings, black beaches and sand deserts, and to a decidedly urban bustle in Reykjavik, all rubbing along … Continued

When talking about Amsterdam as a tourist spot, we often think about its amazing infrastructure and historical architectural pieces. We most of the time forget and take for granted the other attractions this city has to offer. Well, if you are planning to have some sort of adventure in this place, it would be good … Continued

Reykjavik: Literary Cultures Certain things strike you when you are in a city for the first time. In Reykjavik, I was struck by the amount of books. I found it unusual for such a small linguistic area. It wasn’t simply that there were bookstores (albeit an increasing rarity in some places), but there were also … Continued

There’s always something to see or do in Canada. The second largest country in the world has plenty to offer for everyone, regardless of hobbies or tastes. Being such a large country, you might ask the question “Where should I even begin?” Choosing where to go first is one of the hardest decisions to make … Continued

Thank you to Richard Bangs, the Judge for our Inspiration Travel Writing Contest. YOU can decide the WINNER of our VAGABONDS CHOICE AWARD– Click here to VOTE now! And GET READY for our Independence Writing Contest with BIGGER Cash PRIZES starting May 11! At first coffee on the morning of September 11, 2001 I was in … Continued