Archive for Category: "vacation"
Throughout my 20s, I traveled with friends on adventures throughout Europe and the Caribbean. We hopped on and off trains, stayed in squalid hostels, and partied with the locals, hoping to find our dream men. I viewed travel as a vacation from my job, graduate school, and the stressors of real life.
Have you ever visited Los Angeles and realized that what it’s famous for turns out to be less than glamorous? It’s common. As a twenty year resident with friends and family spread over the world, I’ve watched as countless starry-eyed visitors’ visions were dashed
Wherever I am, I try to identify anything that has a Jewish theme. Obviously when I’m in New York or Los Angeles, I don’t have to look hard but when I’ve had reason to travel in remote areas of North America, I’m often surprised to find venues that display information and objects that express how Members of the Tribe live, worship, celebrate and interact with their surroundings.
When I lived in America, I considered myself somewhat of a feminist, but the true feminist in me did not fully develop until I began living abroad. Currently, I am a year into my two years Peace Corps service as a health education volunteer in Albania