Category Archives: Globe trotting opinions & advice

War Remnants Museum

How travel changes everything

A friend of mine who works a teacher and mentor for teenagers often tells the following story about one of his students to illustrate the power education has overcoming conflict: With a few exemptions, all Israeli citizens aged over 18 are obligated to serve in the nation’s defence forces. So you can imagine the trouble when […]

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Passport Double-Barrelled Travel

Passport stories

Passports have no prose, few illustrations and rarely any chronological order. Yet they can tell the greatest stories – tales of beauty and adventure, risks and rewards. In a digital age where almost everything we do is online, in the cloud or automated, a passport is nearly an anachronism – two dozen or more pages of […]

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