September 2013

Postcards from Palestine

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Traveling in Palestine not only provided me with incredible insight on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but proved to be among my most enjoyable experiences ever.

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A Model for Peace in the Middle East

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Nazareth represents the future of Middle Eastern tourism, which says nothing of the example it’s setting for peace in the region.

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Past, Present and Future in Northern Israel

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Haifa is just a short day trip from some of northern Israel’s most impressive attractions, which span quite literally back to the beginning of (civilized) time.

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A Word on Supporting Apartheid

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I am not supporting Israel’s behavior toward its neighbors by traveling here for the third time – but I am supporting its right to exist.

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A Million Miles from War

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While many of Israel’s Arab neighbors – and indeed, much of outlying Israel – are perpetually embroiled in chaos, conflict and paranoia, Tel Aviv is the very picture of carpe diem.

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Europe’s Cheapest Countries

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It’s still possible to enjoy cheap holidays in many European countries, giving you the opportunity to explore cities, nature and heritage without breaking the bank.

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25 Photos That Will Make You Want to Travel Europe by Train

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I couldn’t think of a better way to commemorate #eurobert than with photos that not only capture my rapidly-changing geography, but the people I met along the way and my state of mind and heart.

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The Wild Streets of Bucharest

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I would be lying if I said I was completely sold on Bucharest or Romania after my first couple days in the country, or even really certain about how I felt about them at all.

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