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What’s There to do in Gedera?

June 23rd 2017

When you’ve been to Israel a few times already, you start to tire of doing the same standard tours and attractions every year. Gedera is a tiny hole in the wall city in the central district of Israel, just south of Rehovot. And if you blink, you just might miss it! If you’re looking for […]

Amuka, the Love Guru

June 21st 2017

All cultures have one. Some call him Cupid; others prefer Eros. The Jewish religion certainly doesn’t believe in a god of love, but in Israel, we’ve got something that comes close. Amuka is a place that thousands of hopefuls flock to each year, anticipating a change in their status. Where is Amuka, what is the […]

Spotlight on: What’s There to do in Acre?

June 16th 2017

When you think of tourist attractions in Israel, you think Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Eilat. Acre, aka Akko, is probably not even going to make your top fifteen, which is why it’ll surprise you to know that this quiet little city is actually home to some of the most interesting and beautiful locations in the Middle […]

Most Beautiful Wildlife Beasts to Behold in Israel

June 14th 2017

One thing that never ceases to amaze tourists when they come to Israel is the vast diversity of the country. From the weather to the people, there’s such a beautiful array; it’s refreshing ad breathtaking. Last week, we went through some of the exotic flowers that you can enjoy while you’re here. If you’d like […]

Israel’s Best Outdoor Markets

June 7th 2017

Israel wears two hats. On the one hand, it’s the epicenter of modern living, eclectic cultural events, and the latest advancements in technological development. On the other hand, though, Israel is known for its ancient history, deep-seated religious connections, and unbroken ties to the past. There are plenty of ways for you to enjoy a […]

Fun & Fascinating June Activities in Tel Aviv

June 2nd 2017

June invites a new wave of excitement for tourists. People flock to the Holy Land with plans to maximize the nice weather, gorgeous blue skies, and the general buzz in the air. Beaches are booming, and parks are popping, but if you’re looking for a more interactive sort of fun, check out these happenings across […]

Wild & Beautiful Plant Life in Israel

May 31st 2017

One of the most exciting things for tourists to see when they come to Israel is the amazing diversity of the country. While the political, cultural, and religious tapestry is unique, colorful, and refreshing, we’re referring to the exquisite climate and landscape that Israel offers. Last week we looked at some of the exotic and […]

Shavuot: The Holiday of the Jewish People

May 26th 2017

Shavuot is a special time to be in Israel because it is the holiday that commemorates the birth of the Jewish nation. Jews of all denominations celebrate the receiving of the Torah in their own ways through all-night learning programs, dedicated classes, events, and other festivities. Along with the actual holiday itself, which falls out […]

Walk on the Wild Side: Explore the Wildlife of Israel

May 24th 2017

You’ve probably heard about Israel’s diverse climate zones. In one day of traveling the tiny coast, you can visit a snow-capped mountain, a sun-kissed valley, and a white sand beach that you’d swear was a slice of heaven on Earth. With such a vast array of temperatures, you can imagine the flora and fauna of […]

Yom Yerushalayim: Celebrating Israel’s One & Only City of Gold

May 20th 2017

If you’re coming to Israel at the end of May, you couldn’t have chosen a better time to visit. May 24th is Yom Yerushalayim or Jerusalem Day, and it’s a day on which the entire country celebrates the reunification of Jerusalem with the rest of Israel. This year is a particularly memorable occasion because it […]

Tourist-friendly synagogues in Tel Aviv

May 19th 2017

With the weather getting seasonably warmer, more people are heading out to their vacation destinations. Tel Aviv is a hot spot for tourists from every walk of life because it provides a brilliant tapestry of art, culture, technology, history, and great food all in one condensed space. Oh, not to mention the stunning beaches. One […]

Top Beaches in Israel

May 17th 2017

Now that the weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, Israelis are flocking to the beach to tan, swim, surf, and play Matkot (Israeli paddle ball). Grab your sunscreen and towel and get ready to hit the beach. Although a desert country, Israel has three seas – the Mediterranean, The Dead, and […]

Lag B’Omer: Light up the Night

May 11th 2017

The holiday of Lag B’Omer, this year, falls out on Saturday night, May 13th – Sunday, May 14th (though some might be celebrating on the night of the 14th) and as with every year, there’s plenty to do across the country. Unlike in most places outside of Israel, Lag B’Omer is celebrated extensively and throughout […]

Rosh Hanikra, Head of the Grottos

May 10th 2017

Rosh Hanikra is situated in the Western Galilee, on the Mediterranean coast, and is on the border with Lebanon. The History of Rosh Hanikra The grottos were formed by the movement of the sea on the soft chalk rock and are 200 meters in length.  A tunnel was built by the British during the Second […]

Celebrating Israel’s Independence on Yom Ha’Atzmaut

May 1st 2017

As the sadness of Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) comes to an end, the joyous celebration of Yom Ha’Atzmaut erupts. Israel declared independence on May 15th, 1948, eight hours before the end of the British Mandate of Palestine was due to expire. This year Yom Ha’Atzmaut is celebrated Monday evening May 1st – Tuesday, May 2nd. […]

Commemorating Israel’s Fallen On Yom HaZikaron

May 1st 2017

Yom HaZikaron’s full name means Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism. It is Israel’s national remembrance day for those who have died since 1860, when the Jews were first permitted to live in Palestine, outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. This year Yom HaZikaron begins on […]

Unlocking the Code to Israeli Hotels With Built-in Water Parks

April 29th 2017

One of our favorite ways to stay cool and have a blast while touring Israel is to hit up some of the lunar and water parks that we have to offer. For such a small country, Israel has packed in a fair share of parks, but entrance to these places can start to get expensive, […]

Israel’s Grand Canyon

April 26th 2017

The Grand Canyon is a breathtaking geological wonder that few can walk away from unmoved. While our pint-sized country couldn’t house such an enormous landmark (the Grand Canyon is roughly a quarter of the size of the entire Israel!), the Holy Land has a remarkable canyon of its own, and we think it’s pretty amazing. […]

The Epic Salad Trail: Not Just Another Farming Tour

April 18th 2017

Have we gone completely tree happy? Not to worry, you will too as soon as you see what the Salad Trail is all about. It’s a fascinating cultural experience that will enlighten, educate, and certainly make you appreciate your fruits and veggies the next time you reach for one. Head to the Negev for a […]

Horseback Riding in Israel: What a Thrill!

April 15th 2017

Horseback riding is one of the most exciting outdoor adventures you can have. The wind is rushing past your face, the thud of the horses’ hooves beating against the ground keeps the atmosphere charged, and the twists and turns of the Israeli terrain ensure that you are always attentive and having a blast. That is […]