Jerusalem Highlights

  Israel had always been a place of intrigue for me, and not always for good reasons. This tiny country is often in the news, and I wanted to understand the political issues but my curiosity also came from what I had heard about the nature and landscapes. However, Jerusalem specifically had never been on my…

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Hebron Dual Narrative Tour

Well the first day of my trip certainly threw me in at the deep end when it came to learning about the tensions between Israel and Palestine. I hadn’t arrived at my hostel until 2am the night before, after a surprisingly easy time going through passport control, after what I had heard. But despite only…

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‘Twas the night before Israel

My out of office is on, I’ve deleted the app for my work emails off of my phone, my bags are packed and holiday is imminent. In the morning, I’ll be jumping on a plane to Israel, to spend 2 weeks exploring the country, along with as much of Palestine as I can squeeze in.…

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Eating and Drinking in Porto

After my recent post on my  Top 5 things to do in Porto, I wanted to share my thoughts on the best places to eat and drink while you’re exploring city. Three weeks on from my trip, I am thinking very fondly of morning coffees in little cafes and sumptuous lunches with wine at bargain…

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