Pompei and Caiazzo

Many of the fictions that stirred my childhood were populated by characters of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. I grew up reading about the feats of mythological heroes, the prophecies of the oracle of Delphi, and of course, the tragic burial of Pompei under the ashes of the Vesuvius. A visit of the ruins of…

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Naples

Early March, Julien and I flew to the land of pizza. Yes, we ate pizza every day of our trip. No, we didn’t get sick of it (except for the traumatic ferry ride to Ischia… but that’s another story for another time). First thing we did after settling in our little flat, we headed to…

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Tel Aviv

After cold rainy days in Jerusalem, you can imagine my happiness when arriving in warm sunny Tel Aviv. Walking along the beach, watching the sunset, exploring Yafo, wandering through shuks (markets), and eating amazing food was all we needed to start the new year. And taking pictures of cats! Lots of cats! Place where we…

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Masada and the Dead Sea

Floating on the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, was that once in a lifetime experience we couldn’t get around doing when traveling to Israel. Without a car, we booked a tour and spent the day exploring the ruins of Masada in the desert (bring a picnic!) where we even felt some raindrops (something…

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