Monthly Archives: June 2015

Tel Aviv

One week after arriving in Tel Aviv and I can’t imagine spending my   summer anywhere else. I’ve just come from a free walking tour of the historic city of Old Jaffa, and I’m more obsessed than ever. The combination of history and modernity, the beach, the food, the nightlife…a complete contrast to Paris. If Paris were a metal spring, Tel… Read more →

How a childhood story character became my friend

I’ve always been the friend who puts in more of an effort, sometimes to a fault, holding on to a friendship long past its expiration date. I write birthday cards and send care packages to friends who can hardly keep plans to have lunch together. I’ve never been able to easily give up on a friend, even when he or… Read more →

Bests of Berlin

Full disclosure, I spent 4 days in Berlin and so maybe I don’t have the right to decide which are the true bests of Berlin, but I’m going to give you a taste of what I saw and did, and which places I thought were most worth the visit.   Best Tourist Tour Free Alternative Walking Tour: better than a common tour… Read more →