5 Things I Love and Hate About Israel


After three months hopping around Europe, we opted to take an extended stay in Israel, spending about two months there. We split our time there into approximately a month in Jerusalem, a week in Haifa, and a month in Tel Aviv. As with any place, Israel has its pros and cons and much like my review of Argentina, I’d like to provide my perspective on 5 Things I Love and 5 Things I Hate about Israel. [Read More]

5 Things I Love and Hate About Buenos Aires

Sometimes I miss home, other times I forget all about it

It’s been almost three months since we left the US to begin this trip. In that time we’ve spent time in various parts of South America, but the bulk of our time has been spent in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There’s a lot to love about this city, but it has its quirks too; and Argentina is a far more dysfunctional country than the US. So without further ado, here are the five things I love most about Buenos Aires and the five things I hate the most about Buenos Aires. [Read More]

First Impressions of Buenos Aires

I have been enjoying my first few days in Buenos Aires immensely. We’ve been doing a fair bit of walking around the local neighborhood (Belgrano), mostly to coffee shops. We did spend one day in the car with Ryan’s aunt in San Isidro and one day by car in Palmero, Recoleta, and Almagro. I will get better pictures later but here are a few to whet your appetite: Palace of the Argentine National Congress [Read More]