Oh! Travelissima | The Beauty of Travel

Month: May 2009

rule britannia!

I never pack an umbrella when I travel but without fail, it always seems I need one. While a compact size is most certainly more practical, I say go big! if you’ve got the room. That’s just because I love this design from Sir Paul Smith’s collection. The noted menswear fashion designer from across the […] Read more…

ilana goor museum

How incredible is this kitchen? It’s in the Ilana Goor Museum in Old Jaffa, just outside Tel Aviv. The museum features an extensive collection of Ilana’s own works, (unique sculptures, furniture and other art pieces) and her personal collection of art from around the world. The pieces are a bit eccentric – not quite my […] Read more…

masada and the dead sea

I awoke and had to rub my eyes again and again. Was that Jerusalem outside my window? Unbelievable. The day began full of promise and anticipation. Having visited some of the holiest sites in the world the previous day, my appetite for more ancient history had been whetted. On today’s agenda: Masada and a visit […] Read more…

flying el al

Over the last few days, I’ve been entertaining you with blog posts about travel must-haves, products I love and other tidbits of travel talk. But today, we’re actually traveling, not just talking about it! Yesterday, I boarded an El Al flight to Tel Aviv. The 10-hour and 44-minute flight from Toronto to Tel Aviv was […] Read more…

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