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Ein Avdat & the Zin Valley

September 20th 2017

The Zin Valley is a powerful and striking area that nature lovers gravitate towards at all times of the year. This desert valley spans 16 km, so plan to spend the day hiking through this delightful slice of the country, and look out for these highlights along the way. Lighter Trails The beautiful Zin Valley […]

Rosh Hashanah 2017: Fun Activities for the Festivities

September 17th 2017

Everyone loves the New Year. It’s a time to start again, make amends, clear the slate. And, of course, have some fun! If you’ll be visiting the Holy Land this year around Rosh Hashana time, here are a few fun activities for you and the family to enjoy. Happy New Year! Visiting the Shuk Machane […]

What’s There to do in Metulla?

September 14th 2017

Metulla is so beautiful, so serene, so picturesque; you’d never know that it lies on the border of a volatile nation housing a terrorist regime. Fortunately for tourists, Metulla is situated within the Israeli borders and is perfectly safe to visit. Modern day Metulla is actually a well-off neighborhood and the ideal location for planning […]

Doing the Golan Heights Right

September 12th 2017

The Golan Heights is a huge area in northern Israel, and if you don’t plan your trip carefully, you’re likely to make one of two mistakes about this region. You’ll either miss out on several amazing attractions because the area is too big to focus on, or you’ll skip it altogether, which would be a […]

Hanging Out in Rosh Pina

September 7th 2017

Rosh Pina is sometimes overlooked for the bigger cities surrounding it. After all, it’s hard to live in the shadow of Tzfat (literally!). But, what many visiting tourists don’t know, is that this small town is brimming over with exciting outlets all its own. Take a look at what you’re missing if you just skip […]

Cave Hopping Around Israel

September 2nd 2017

As fascinating, wondrous, and marvelous as Israel’s streets are, there is another element to this extraordinary country that some people never see. That’s because you have to look a little deeper to discover these wonderful gems hidden in plain view. Israel is host to a number of caves that are as exciting as an amusement […]

Israel’s Best Gymborees/Mischakiyas

August 31st 2017

If you’re traveling to Israel with some rowdy little ones, you’re likely looking for places to give them the opportunity to let off some steam and release energy without too much collateral damage. While hikes are a great option for older kids and teens, something more contained is required for less active kids. The solution? […]

Mount Amir’s Thrilling Desert Hike

August 29th 2017

Mount Amir is easily one of the most beautiful desert hikes you will take while visiting Israel. Situated a little north of the lovely Eilat, Mt. Amir has the sand-brushed desert as its backdrop. What’s even more amazing, is seeing the various rock formations that time, sand, and wind have crafted, the likes of which […]

4 Museums You Didn’t Know You Need to See in Israel

August 24th 2017

Sick of doing the same, tired old thing every time you go on vacation? Then, check out these unusual museums that are truly something different! Dialogue in the Dark One of the most inspiring exhibits you’ll ever experience is Dialogue in the Dark. An interactive exhibit within the Israel Children’s Museum, Dialogue in the Dark […]

What’s There to Do in Ramat Gan?

August 22nd 2017

While the name may not be instantly recognizable, Ramat Gan is a city near the bustling Tel Aviv, and one of the most popular places to visit while touring Israel. If you’re looking for some things to do in the area, here’s a list of the best attractions Ramat Gan has in store for you […]

Horvat Hanut: Discover an Archeological Wonder on Your Own!

August 15th 2017

Hidden within the vast Judean Hills is a lonely trail called Caesar’s Route. If you follow this route as it winds its way down to the Elah Valley, there are many interesting sites for you to behold including an exciting cave, a beautiful spring, and a shallow tunnel to explore. Something else that you won’t […]

Eilat’s Red Canyon, a Wonder to Behold

August 10th 2017

Eilat is well loved for its thrilling water sports, shopping, and fantastic beaches. What not everyone knows about this beautiful hot spot is that it’s also a fabulous destination for active tourists, as well. Tucked away just outside the busy, modern city of Eilat is a world of nature and beauty that simply blows the […]

Hutzot HaYotzer Festival: Arts, Culture & More

August 6th 2017

Good news. The Hutzot HaYotzer Art Fair is back again for its regular appearance this August, to the delight of locals and tourists alike. The recurring festival has taken place more than 35 times over the years, and this time it’s being held at the Sultan’s Pool, directly across from the Tower of David, in […]

Amazing August Events in Israel Everyone Should Check Out

August 4th 2017

August weather is hot, but the attractions are even hotter! So, if you’re planning to be in Israel during this summer month, you need to check out some of these exciting events that will be taking place throughout the month of August. Akko Opera Festival When: August 3rd – 5th The Akko Opera Festival is […]

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Touring in Israel

August 2nd 2017

Go to the Wailing Wall, find a good falafel stand, and then spend the rest of the time bickering about where to go and how to get there. If this pretty much sounds like where your next Israel vacation is heading, then you might want to check out our 4-part  series on fun and entertaining […]

Tisha B’Av for the Traditional Tourist

July 30th 2017

Tisha B’Av is not a happy time to be a Jew. Aside from the fact that it is literally the hardest fast in the calendar (a full 25 hours in the heat of the summer), it marks several memorable tragedies that occurred to the Jewish people throughout history, including the destruction of both temples. So, […]

Doing Safed Right: What to do in the Holy City

July 28th 2017

Safed (aka Tzfat in Hebrew) is a well-known city for mysticism, exquisite art galleries, and some unusual characters. But, is this a tourist destination or just a waste of time? That depends on whether you enjoy culture, history, and beautiful architecture. If the answer to that question is yes, then you’re going to love Safed! […]

Summer Beaches You Won’t Fight for Space

July 26th 2017

Going to the beach is a very popular way to spend your vacation in Israel. The carefree atmosphere, the refreshing coastal air, and the rejuvenating waves add up to a first class ticket for relaxation and enjoyment. The one thing that can ruin a good beach day is having to fight for space along the […]

Israel’s Ultimate Summer Guide Part III: Free Activities

July 21st 2017

Going on vacation can get expensive (even with fabulous deals on tours and hotel accommodations). So, most tourists are happy to hear about free events and activities in the areas where they’re staying. Fortunately, Israel is loaded with great freebies that will have your itinerary filled without depleting your wallet! From hikes to national parks, […]

Israel’s Ultimate Summer Guide Part II: The Great Outdoors

July 19th 2017

Israel has many appealing qualities, but few compare to the indescribable natural beauty of the land. From rivers and waterfalls to mountain terrains, beaches, and valleys; explore the breathtaking Great Outdoors of the Holy Land. Guaranteed to leave you speechless. Hikes Around every bend, there are ever-more exciting hikes. Some of the best ones are […]

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