A Story About Mid-Career Breaks, Family Travel and All the Adventures That Ensue

Welcome to the story of Matthew, Joe and Liam, a mixed Canadian-Indonesian family in the midst of a mid-career break to bring their 5-year old to all kinds of destinations. Travel has always been our #1 hobby but here we explore all issues around backpacking the world, bringing a young child and much more!!

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Matthew’s Best of Israel List

After a two-week trip to Israel we thought it would be fun to do a little mini-take on our entire trip. Here’s the first part of our “Best of Israel” lists. This one by Matthew What Was Your Favourite Experience? Definitely it was Hanukkah in Jerusalem. The city has such joy with all the celebrations […]

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Safari 101 Part 1: Basic FAQs On Going On A Safari

Before we went on our trip to Kenya and Tanzania to go on safari, quite a few people sounded amazed that we were doing the trip. It’s true that while Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Botswana are pretty well-known destinations for safaris, very few people we know have actually been on one. We ourselves had […]

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The Blue Doors of Safed and Rosh Pina

Safed is a town that is steeped in mysticism. As a major centre of advanced Jewish learning, Safed developed a reputation over the last 400 years as a place where every aspect of its very existence in some way symbolized a connection to G-D. Even until today, the town’s hotels are packed full from Friday […]

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A Short Tel Aviv Survival Guide for Kids

Tel Aviv is a bustling hub for those who love shopping, partying and beaches. But if you have a 5-year old in tow, those things may not be the most interesting for them. So we thought we would put together ashort survival guide for kids based on our few days in Tel Aviv. Please note this […]

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A Trip to Tel Aviv’s Carmel Market

Tel Aviv is known for many things: beaches, parties, boho architecture, among others. But in the midst of the city’s hustle and bustle culture, the markets (or shuk as they are known in Hebrew), remain as a reminder of the city’s connection to its Middle Eastern heritage. The most famous of all the city’s shuks […]

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Just Arrived in Tel Aviv

Hey Everyone, Welcome from cool and rainy Tel Aviv. After 16 hours on the plane, we finally reached here earlier today. We’re staying in Jaffa area just a few metres from the Mediterranean Sea. We’ll be posting a few articles once we get settled here.

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Israel is one of the most majestic countries in the world. Click here to see more about our latest trip to Tel Aviv, Safed, Tiberias and Jerusalem.

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