Monthly Archive: May, 2014

The Proposal: Travel Diary

Disclaimer: Let me just clarify right now that I am not engaged. I can, however, now claim to have been proposed to. Tachana Ha’Merkazet (the central bus station) in Jerusalem is always chaotic, but… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About…Food: Travel Diary

I think it’s safe to call myself a ‘foodie.’  It’s in my blood. So, one would certainly understand my excitement about spending ten days in a country that really  (and I mean, really)… Continue reading

An American in Israel: Travel Diary

The passport control line at Ben Gurion Airport is always a nightmare. Knowing Israelis, I see this line as a ploy to scare the heck out of foreigners. The tiny cubicles, tight faced… Continue reading

Book Review: The Dinner by Herman Koch

 Synopsis (taken from the back of the book): It’s a summer’s evening in Amsterdam, and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant for dinner. Between mouthfuls of food and over the scrapings of… Continue reading