Israeli Food: A Primer

Last week marked my one year anniversary of living in Israel. Prior to moving here, I had never even visited the country, so was not entirely sure what to expect….

5 Books for Road Trips

On the Road by Jack Kerouac Probably the most famous road trip book ever written, Kerouac’s fictionalization of his cross-country wanderings is known as the book of the Beat Generation,…

5 Books for London

        5 books for London Orlando by Virginia Woolf One of her lesser known but most beautiful and accessible novels, Orlando: A Biography–written for Woolf’s lover, Vita Sackville-West–is the fantastical…

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Looking for an Extreme Read?

[pullquote] Why are we so fixated with such tales, gory and clichéd as they may be? The very gruesomeness of the material is an undeniable source of fascination. Yet our…

Review: The Lost Girls

Review on the Go: Though anyone over the age of 40 may need to read while accompanied by a copy of the Urban Dictionary, this book, chronicling a year of travel centered around three mid-20s women and their many adventures, is a great travel read for the beach, the salsa club, the hostel and anywhere else you can find a cute guy.

Product Review: My Vacation HD

I have never been a first generation adapter of anything. My iPod is five years old, I don’t have a smart phone, and I only joined Facebook in July. The iPad was the exception to this rule. Light and easily transportable, it was the perfect piece of technology for someone moving to a foreign country and not wanting a lot of baggage.

Review: Slow Love

Review-on-the-Go: Slow Love by Dominique Browning is a tale of a magazine editor who breaks down in the recent economic crisis and slowly builds herself up again. Don’t be deceived by the hard cover and pretty text: this is a better beach read than anything else.

Review: The Places In Between

Review on the Go: The Places In Between chronicles Rory Stewart’s walk across Afghanistan in the winter of 2002. Part travel memoir, part history lesson, and part rumination on all things from global politics to local hospitality, The Places In Between is engaging, well-written, and definitely worth a read.