Archive for Category: "living abroad"
In recent years, Tel Aviv has built itself a reputation as something of a party animal. While it is true that the city seems like it’s stuck in a perpetual holiday, that the streets are constantly full of tanned, bathing suit clad beach goers, the cafes are also bustling, and no one quite seems to own a suit (wait,
Let’s face it: We all like a little diversity in our lives. No matter how good the croissants, how blue the sky or how cheap the beer, we inevitably desire just a wee bit of change to avoid monotony’s terrifying face peering up at us from our crispy falafel.
There is a distinct feeling, around this time of year, that my emotions are being dictated by strategically placed holidays. I mentioned in a previous post that much of the way Israelis deal with difficult situations is through stoic indifference
While a trip to the doctor’s office in your home country may seem relatively straightforward, it is a task, like many others, that can suddenly feel confusing and complicated in a new country. To minimize frustration, it is best to go into the experience with a bit of informatio
It’s official: summer is approaching in Tel Aviv. I know this for two reasons. One, when I woke up this morning, I was the mere remains of a human being after being devoured by the first batch of this season’s mosquitoes; and two, people seem to have forgotten that they have jobs and obligations and instead have taken to