Elad Shippony admits he was a "so-so athlete" at Grant High in Van Nuys in the 1980s.
"I could write better than play soccer," he said.
After graduation in 1987, he had a choice to go to college in the United States or return to his native Israel and join the Army. He joined the Army. His journey was just beginning.
He became a world traveler and learned how to speak Spanish and Arabic. He went from being a technical writer to writing travel stories.
He created, "The Wandering Israeli," a musical stage show he has performed more than 600 times over the past 10 years at the Israel National Theater. It's humorous and about his travel...