Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New article: Israel appropriating historical sites for colonial ends

Electronic Intifada, 18th April 2011: Maale Adumim is apparently, like some of the Etzion Bloc settlements (which are increasingly selling themselves as wine tourism destinations), seeking to add heritage tourism … Continue reading

April 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Quoted in… National Geographic China

I was chuffed at the end of last year to find that Voltaire.net had bothered to translate at least one of my articles into both French and Spanish. I’ve seen … Continue reading

March 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Having my cynicism defied

It’s easy to be cynical about claims that travel encourages tolerance and breaks down prejudice. It’s particularly easy in Palestine to be dubious about the idea that ‘sustainable tourism’ can … Continue reading

February 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

Palestine, tourism, travel guide writing

I just finished reading Do Travel Writers Go To Hell? by Thomas Kohnstamm, as loaned to me by Husband’s friend Georgia. Since I’m half way (in my dreams) through writing … Continue reading

January 14, 2011 · 1 Comment