Masada – The Citadel of Mass Jewish Suicide

Masada reminds me of the movie 300 where a small band of Greek warriors fight off 1 million Persian soldiers. While putting on a great fight, the Greek warriors were eventually defeated and killed by the Persian army. Much like the movie “300” you have a small group of Jewish people fight off a much…

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Dying in the Dead Sea

When you think of the Dead Sea, you think of a beautiful resort looking body of water where you can sit back, relax, go for a nice swim while sipping your favourite beverage. While this image may seem pleasant, the reality is quite different.   Dead Sea – Lowest Point on Earth   Karen, my…

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Changing My Phone Plan to Fongo for My Round the World Trip

I just recently switched my phone plan from Fido to Fongo. I just can’t justify paying Fido $15 a month to keep my phone number while I travel. After doing my research and asking other round the world travelers, my friend and previous guest speaker for Travel and Live Free, Patty Ho, advised me to…

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