My 10 Favorite Places Outside of the USA!

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Amsterdam, Netherlands (Photo creds: Laura Branson)

We all have our favorite places around the world, and although I live in a stunning area of California, right on the bluffs overlooking the beach, there are 10 places outside of America that I can call my favorite (for now)! Continue reading

The Negev Desert, Israel

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Negev Desert, Israel (Photo creds: me)

As I was born Jewish, I was given the incredible opportunity to take a ‘Birthright’ trip – anyone born Jewish outside of Israel gets a free 10 day trip to Israel, provided for and paid completely by the Israeli government. All I had to pay for myself was lunch and souvenirs. My 10 days in Israel were incredibly life changing for more than one reason, but from all the places┬áin Israel that I visited, I enjoyed my time in the Negev the most. Continue reading