Alex Around the World

Alexandra, or Alex, was born in Bern, Switzerland where her dad is from. When her parents split up, her mom brought her and her brother back to Canada, where she grew up. Currently, Alex is living and working in downtown Toronto and living it up! For now…

Background

How long were you traveling?
Originally I planned on traveling for two months, but I ended up getting home just under six months from the day I left.

Which countries did you go to?
Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Dubai, Qatar, South Africa, Switzerland, France, Holland, Ireland, England, Italy, Croatia, and Greece.
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Danielle In Israel

Danielle Waxtan is an actress living in New York, NY.

Logistics

Where were you?
I moved to Israel. First, I studied on a kibbutz near Hadera, then moved to Tel-Aviv.

I had been to Israel on organized trips throughout college; volunteering, touring, etc. I felt comfortable and excited there. I wanted to go back to experience the inclusiveness and electricity of the country. I wound-up studying Palestinian Arabic, Middle Eastern History, and Hebrew on the kibbutz, through MASA (a post-graduate program). When I was not in class, I was volunteering with an elementary school in Ar’ara, directing their first English play for the after school ESL program. It was an eye-opening time in my life.

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