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Once In A Lifetime 2.0 In Israel: The Beautiful Haifa City

By on Sep 15, 2011 in Wisdom | 5 comments

This is my 5th day in Israel and because of the busy schedule and limited connectivity, I haven’t been able to update the blog as frequently as I thought I would. But that does not mean you’re going to miss out on any update. Touring The Beautiful City Of Haifa Haifa is an amazing city and really beautiful. The first day was actually a ‘rest’ day for me and Chris as the other bloggers arrived late. Omry decided to take me and Chris to try out what he called “The Best Falafel In Israel”. 10 minutes walk from the hotel took us to the ‘Best Falafal’ shop that was closed on Monday! Hah! But Omry took us to the second best Falafal shop and there we had it! The national food of Israel – The Falafal. Surprisingly, it’s a complete veggie dish! Woo Hoo! Falafal – is awesome. Indians from Maharashtra can make it quickly by...

Once In A Lifetime In Israel – The Journey Begins

By on Sep 15, 2011 in Wisdom | 5 comments

The Once In A Lifetime 2.0 trip to Israel has began. Upon receiving invitation from the organizers of the trip, I started exploring Israel online – checking out videos on YouTube, reading articles on Wikipedia and the posts written by the bloggers who were on ‘Once In A Lifetime’ trip last year. I decided to come to the country with a blank mind. I did, because I am trying not to be a part of an agenda – as one of my readers from Israel pointed out in my introductory post. Visiting Israel? Be Ready For “The Security”! The first impressions of the trip would be the most memorable – and I’d have written this part differently had I posted an update right after my arrival. It’s my 4th day here now and there’s certainly a change in my mindset. I arrived in Mumbai at about 6:30 pm and I had to board the EL AL flight from the...