Traveling solo is one of the best things you can do for yourself if you want to test your limits, make your own decisions and be independent. Are you ready to travel alone? Here are a few things to think about!
After nearly two weeks in Israel, we stepped back and realized all of the colors we had seen, from Middle Eastern spices in the markets to the blue skies that accented the soft ridges of mountains in the desert.
Strolling leisurely around Valladolid, Mexico, for two days let us appreciate the street life in this authentic town in the Yucatan Peninsula. What charmed us was Valladolid's old cars, which are very much a part of its fabric. Among them were vintage VW bugs, old VW vans and pickup trucks that were from another time in history.
Whether in the main shuk of Jerusalem, the Mahane Yehuda Market, or the Carmel Shuk of Tel Aviv, Israel's markets are places for locals, tourists, vendors and anyone who wants a bite to eat. Israel's shuks show a blend of culture and a mix of peoples who make this special place home.
If you're ready to take on New York City, head to Times Square. This is a place you go to so that you can be among thousands of people, admiring the lights, the commercialism, the skyscrapers, the people dressed up like cartoon characters or the Statue of Liberty, and wonder how everything got this way.