Archive for Category: "living abroad"
Making room for travel in your life allows you a range of positive emotions from thrill and excitement, to a real sense of joy and triumph. I recently read a quote that hit the nail on the head with, “Travel is the only thing that you buy that makes you richer.” Absolutely.
Our flat is on a busy road in North London, one of the main thoroughfares connecting two neighborhoods together. Jamaican and Polish barber shops coexist across the road from each other, while betting houses compete with the endless numbers of Turkish kebab shops for the last five pound note in your pocket.
Trekking from Nazareth on the first leg of the “Jesus Trail,” I ascend to Zippori National Park, which sits atop a mountain 289 m above sea. The site houses archeological ruins from an ancient Jewish city whose history is much like Israel’s itself; Zippori has experienced a multitude of changes, with civilizations ousting one another in turbulent sequence.
As you may have gathered from my previous article on hippies in Arambol, when I first encountered an organisation called ‘Balanced View,’ I didn’t like them. I still don’t like them to be honest. However, as I set to work on an article about the pitfalls of atheism I realised that there was a contradiction afoot that I must now address
“Do you want to drive, or should I?” My boyfriend Jarl and I were renting (or “hiring” as the English say) a car to move from the temporary flat we had been living in for the last couple of months since arriving in London, across the city to a new flat