Author Archive: Maya Shany

Maya grew up in Orange County, CA, and completed her MA in Hotel and Tourism Management at Ben Gurion University in Israel. She has traveled throughout her entire life, and loved meeting other kids at British Airways' lounges for unaccompanied minors traveling alone. The world has become her playground, and she likes to focus on food and customer service in the tourism industry. She has always wanted to be a secret shopper, and is looking forward to sharing her experiences of Europe and Israel.

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A Saturday Stroll Through Neve Tzedek Includes a Love Story

A Saturday Stroll Through Neve Tzedek Includes a Love Story

December 19, 2013 |

You know that feeling when you think you know a place? Once you recognize that feeling, you’re ecstatic about learning new secrets, venturing through more side streets and viewing new surroundings each time you go back. Tel Aviv has many spots that I visit regularly, but I especially love coming back to Neve Tzedek. The […]

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Amsterdam, Make Way for Rotterdam

Amsterdam, Make Way for Rotterdam

[ 0 ] November 11, 2013 |

The majority of tourists make Amsterdam their top destination in Holland, but I challenge you to take a day trip (or two days) to discover Rotterdam in the south. Its past played a significant role in creating a modern, innovative, architecturally-spectacular, commercial and international city. The city center was almost completely destroyed during the Second […]

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Dip Into a Spanish-Dutch Fusion at Cafe Cultura

Dip Into a Spanish-Dutch Fusion at Cafe Cultura

[ 0 ] November 11, 2013 |

The weather report: overcast again, and the chilling 11 degrees Celsius is starting to get to you. You start dreaming of a trip to South America or Mexico. You wake up from your dream as the sound of the metro reminds you that you are in Rotterdam, Holland. However, don’t lose hope. You get off […]

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Berlin for Foodies

Berlin for Foodies

[ 0 ] November 4, 2013 |

Germany is known for beer drinking. Well, Berlin definitely has amazing beers, but it also is a food paradise. One can find every type of food imaginable. Whether you grab a burger at Burgermeister (Oberbaumstraße 8)–a converted old public toilet under the railroad tracks that has become a hip place for young adults–or want a […]

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