Solo travel will alter your life forever — regardless of your age, circumstances or where on this planet you wish to go.
Examining a shared history through a festival lens
Last fall, I was invited to show my documentary “Raquel: A Marked Woman” in Eastern Europe, including Poland, Romania and Ukraine. I wondered whether the gap left by the annihilation of local Jewish communities, followed by decades of silence and secrecy behind the Iron Curtain, is the same in each country.
Staycation in LA: How to Enjoy Venice Beach in One Day
I live in Los Angeles. As metropolitan cities go, it’s a humongous network of neighborhoods, each with its own vibe. This summer, I staycayed for one month at my friend’s Venice Beach pad a block from the Boardwalk. It helps to have friends in cool places.
How did I end up literally in the middle of a lake, in a cabin on stilts, without any other tourists around? All alone in a country where I don’t speak the language, with no phone or access to one, and the only way back to main land is a wooden boat.