They were mentors for those of us in the younger generation, preparing us for the real world.
Though it was an unnecessary feeling, I sometimes felt isolated as a Jew in Europe.
I have to be honest: sometimes, I remained silent, grinning internally at my students’ expense.
I found justification for ditching the lesson plans for long chats.
Yes, you obviously need to accept some courses – but you don’t need them all.
Four years ago, I called myself a traveler for the first time. I was a junior in college, not yet two decades old, and three weeks into my first semester abroad (location: London), I was itching to explore. A short AIM conversation with a friend studying in Paris later, and the following weekend, I jetted […]
Thoughts on money for the budget-minded When it comes to travel, there are two things you can count on: (1) you’ll always find a cheaper exchange rate after you’ve traded your money, and (2) you’ll always go over budget. I don’t mean to be negative, but these are the Murphy’s Laws of travel. Yes, there are more, but […]
I purposely bought a small backpack to help limit me in what I brought on the trip.