Second Chances: Two Very Different Visits to the Dead Sea

Thank you to those who #StandWithIsrael

Israel is under attack. Since May 10, 2021, Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (both recognized by the U.S. and EU as terrorist organizations) have launched over 3000 rockets at Israel’s civilian population centers. Millions of Israelis have had to run for shelter, and over 1500 Israeli civilians have been wounded. 10 Israelis have been murdered … Continued

How Jew(ish) Are You?

Thank you to Thrive Global for publishing my article, “How Jew(ish) Are You?” Reading Matt Greene’s autobiography, Jew(ish): A primer, A memoir, A manual, A plea, during COVID19 Thanksgiving weekend, I thought gratefully about my relationship to being Jewish. Growing up in Los Angeles, California at Stephen Wise Temple, one of the largest Reform synagogues in the … Continued

Are You Dreaming of Your Next Vacation?

Now that we have been #SafeAtHome, #AloneTogether, #TogetherAtHome since mid-March to flatten the curve on COVID-19, some of us are wondering when we can roam again. I have been sharing about my past adventures in my new series, Tell Me More About. I personally cannot wait to go back to Israel. I have traveled there … Continued

The Eilat Skyline. Photo courtesy of touristisrael.com

Want to Explore Eilat? Travel Israel this Summer!

At the southern tip of Israel and the northern tip of the Sea of Aqaba lies a well known paradise for Israelis that is beginning to show up on the international radar as a destination that is devoted to sun, fun, diving, partying and desert-based activities.   The town in question is Eilat.  For Israelis, Eilat a … Continued

How do you discover the Spirit to travel? Lisa Niver picks six spiritual spots

How do you discover the Spirit to travel?

After traveling to over 100 countries I am often asked, “Where is your favorite place to travel?” My answer depends on what you searching for.  I have favorite places to go SCUBA diving, skiing, to get away from technology and places I cannot wait to explore. I want to share six places that when I … Continued

SheKnows: Explore Tel Aviv with me!

This article first appeared on Sheknows with the title: “Studying in Israel as a teen gave me a lifelong love of travel:” As a teenager, I was allowed to travel for nine weeks with 150 friends from Los Angeles on a summer Ulpan in Israel. We studied, we laughed and we learned about ourselves. That … Continued

Finding Freedom: Why is God Laughing?

Where do you find freedom? For me, traveling and reading books have been ways to find the experiences of freedom. In Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey’s recent 21 day meditation experience, I listened to Deepak talk about the ways to experience freedom. In my new Travel Writing Award, I invite you to share where you … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel