The best way to visit Israel is with a fluent Hebrew speaker. That’s why I brought my thirteen-year-old son along, since he goes to a Jewish Day School and spends half each day speaking only Hebrew. Unfortunately, I had over-estimated his capabilities, so taxi rides often consisted of pointing and repeating English words with Israeli accents. If my son hadn’t thought that saying “Iz olright, Iz olright” with an Israel accent and considering that … [Read more...]
Janet Matricciani is a British-American two-time CEO (both public and private equity companies), a seasoned traveller (115 countries), a published writer (UK and US newspapers), a tennis addict and a business guru. She’s sharp, witty, direct and honest. Janet has visited over one hundred countries. She travelled overland from London to Timbuctu, hitch-hiked around East Africa at the age of 18, worked in Moscow at only 21, has been to almost every country in Europe, and been to almost every state in the US where she now lives. Janet speaks six languages well and a smattering of many others. Her impatience has lead her to get a few hundred words in every language when she travels – such as in Turkey, Poland and even some kiswhail in Kenya. Constantly having to problem-solving when travelling alone or with another person has made Janet a fast-thinking and multi-dimensional leader. Visit the world with Janet!