Three months ago, I made a life-altering transition in my life: I went from living for two years in empanada-loving, Spanish and Guaraní speaking, Reggaeton-blasting Latin America, to rice-and-dahl gorging, Hindi-central chattering, and Bollywood-dancing Southeast Asia
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But how many pictures must one see to feel the sensation of standing atop of one of the world’s tallest dunes while looking out at a sun-drenched sea of blood-red sand
Having spent the last three years traveling the world, I’ve become comfortable with the uncomfortable but frustrated by being so far from home. During this Thanksgiving in Costa Rica, I feel homesick but thankful for the community I’ve created abroad.
When Jeff, my husband, and I decided to quit our jobs and travel–no, trek–around the world, everyone thought we were crazy. That, or going on an eternal vacation free from troubles and taxes. A few people also helpfully suggested that this “gap year” might solve my travel bug once and for all so I could focus on that thing called “adulthood.”
When the trademark American holiday and the most beloved Jewish holiday fall on the same day, expats in Israel find themselves in a real crunch. Here are some foolproof ways for making sure you’re ready for Thanksgivukkah–because it’s now or 70,000 years from now!