Category : Middle East

By: August 15, 2014

Notes from Venice on Gaza

I was recently in Los Angeles. It is summer there, so like a real Angeleno I decided to spend my time at the beach. Specifically at Venice, set up as an independent town in 1905…

By: August 14, 2012

Time Travel in Istanbul

En-route from Singapore to Poland this last week, I found myself with twelve hours in transit in Istanbul. Ordinarily a long layover like this would be a complete pain, but in this case it was good…

By: April 23, 2012

Oh, Jerusalem

As I mentioned in my last posting, I was recently in Israel on vacation. I spent most of that time playing like a happy child in the summery sandpit that is Tel Aviv. My parents…

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