Top 10 Takeaways of My Time in Italy

The following facts, tips, and figures of speech were compiled over my time spent in Rome, Pisa, Cascina, Florence, Lucca, Cinque Terre, Milan, and Genova. I found them fascinating, comical, or thought-provoking, so I knew I had to share them on my blog!

26 Things To Know About Israel

The nation of Israel is so unlike anywhere else I've been. I mentioned in my last post that I've experienced the most culture shock here, and I believe that has translated to learning the most lessons as well. I've promised myself to never stop learning. Having that degree on the wall (or stuffed away in the … Continue reading 26 Things To Know About Israel

How Far a Smile Will Go

I've taken smiles for granted. A smile makes you feel welcome in a foreign land. A smile excuses you for your broken Hebrew asking where the bathroom is. ("Ei-fo ha-she-ru-teem?" Just imagine a tall blonde with an American accent pronouncing each morpheme at a snail's pace like the server wouldn't catch it otherwise.) A smile … Continue reading How Far a Smile Will Go