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The Best Snorkeling & Scuba Diving Around Israel

August 18th 2016

Most people are fascinated by the remote and mystifying world beneath the sea, which is why snorkeling and scuba diving are such popular attractions. Diving down into their world to get a glimpse of how the underwater creatures go about their lives has been described as revolutionary, mind-blowing, and invigorating. Like the idea of exploring […]

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Tel Aviv: When the Sun Goes Down, It’s Party Time!

August 14th 2016

While New York City might have coined the title “the city that never sleeps,” Tel Aviv is taking the idea to a whole new level! If you have a serious case of FOMO or just like to party hard, then here are the best places in Tel Aviv to get down till the sun comes […]

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Touring Tel Aviv, The (Israeli) City That Never Sleeps

August 12th 2016

Tel Aviv is possibly the high tech capital of the world, with new startups cropping up almost every day and fascinating innovations coming to life constantly. But Tel Aviv has even more than just cool gadgets and quirky architecture to show for itself. This bustling epicenter truly never sleeps, and there is action and excitement […]

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Heading Down South: Fun & Fascination in the Negev

August 6th 2016

The Negev is the southern area of Israel and includes Beer Sheva, Mitzpe Rimon, and Eilat. It doesn’t take long to get from one end of Israel to the next, so wherever you are located, you can enjoy these amazing attractions. Pick a few favorites for an unforgettable vacation this year. Eilat Eilat is easily […]

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9 Days Activities: Fun & Meaningful Activities

August 4th 2016

The Nine Days is a period of time at the beginning of the Hebrew month of Av (roughly August), that many observe as a time of mourning. Some religious observers don’t listen to music, eat meat, have celebrations, or go swimming during this time. Worried you’ll have nothing to do? Make your trip meaningful and […]

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Jerusalem’s Old City: A Portal to the Past & Beacon for the Future

July 29th 2016

Jerusalem’s Old City is a cornerstone of Israel, and no visit would be complete without running this circuit. Make sure to put some of these top destinations into your itinerary this year. The Quarters A wide range of religions will find a comfortable corner of the Old City of Jerusalem carved out just for them. […]

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Hottest Hotels in Israel Today

July 28th 2016

Looking for a hotel to stay in this year while vacationing in Israel? We’ve rounded up a selection of hotels for you to enjoy while staying in Israel. Here’s our list of the most family-friendly, the most luxurious, and some specialty hotels as well! Jerusalem Family-Friendly: The Inbal offers comfortable and attractive accommodations for families, […]

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Exploring Jerusalem’s New City

July 27th 2016

Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and brimming over with history, legacies, and tales of awe. While the Old City is the most prominently visited area, Jerusalem’s modern development is also a marvel to behold. If you’re looking for a change of pace, then head over to the new part of town, and see all […]

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Memorable Israel Travels for the Month of July

July 21st 2016

Judaism is a religion of joy and most of the months usher in some festivity or another. The Hebrew months of Tammuz and Av (July/August), however, commemorate some of the saddest moments in Jewish history, reminding us of the fall of Jerusalem and the destruction of the Holy Temples. Yet there is a message of […]

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Gush Etzion Sites to Enrich, Enlighten & Delight You

July 13th 2016

Just slightly south of Israel’s capital city, Gush Etzion is an area that has made a big noise over the years. While the location is rife with political tension, the Gush (as locals refer to it) is also brimming over with beautiful national monuments, historical landmarks, and exciting adventure activities for tourists to enjoy. So […]

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Music, Art & Dance Festivals This Month in Israel

July 12th 2016

Looking for some culture and entertainment while you’re in Israel? Now – in the middle of the summer – is when you can really enjoy some of the more exciting niche entertainment festivals. Here’s a few of the many exciting events you’ll want to check out this month. Jerusalem Film Festival (July 7-17) If you […]

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The Golan Heights: The Jewel of Israel

July 8th 2016

The Golan Heights, aside from being a much-talked about political area, is a stunning expanse that is flanked on all sides by breathtaking nature. To the north, there is the Hermon Mountain; to the south is the Yarmouk River; the Hula Valley and Sea of Galilee are to the west; and a lovely wadi rests […]

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12 Fun Things to Do with Your Kids this Summer in Israel

July 7th 2016

If you’ve brought your kids along with you for a vacation in Israel, then you’re in for a few special surprises! While this might not be the relaxing, romantic, or rejuvenating vacation you dreamed of, an Israeli getaway with tots can be lots of fun and filled with memories you will all cherish for a […]

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Galilee & Jazreel Valley Sites That Will Astound You

June 29th 2016

The Galilee, or Galil in Hebrew, takes up a large portion of Northern Israel. It stretches from the Mediterranean Sea eastward towards the Jazreel Valley and Acre, reaching up towards Mount Lebanon, Carmel, and Gilboa. Aside from being an expanse of lush greenery, the Galilee hosts a number of interesting tourist spots that you are […]

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3 Reasons Why Israeli Hotels Outrank Rentals for Unforgettable Vacations

June 28th 2016

Thinking about renting an apartment in Israel instead of spending the money on a hotel? Are your friends, family, or wallet trying to convince you that this is the smarter way to spend your vacation in Israel? Here are 3 reasons why staying in an Israeli hotel is better than going the rental route. Reason […]

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Judean Desert Tours: History, Therapy & Shopping!

June 27th 2016

The Judean Desert spans a large section of Israel, from Jerusalem straight across to the Dead Sea. With such a wide scope, you can understand why so many fabulous tourist spots fall into this region. The next time you’re in Israel, be sure to cross off some of these terrific opportunities from your bucket list! […]

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Touring Israel’s Coastal Region Like a Pro

June 24th 2016

Israel’s coastal region is situated up north and consists of a beautiful stretch of land including Caesarea, Rosh Hanikra, and Haifa. If you’d like to see some of the greater beauties that this region contains without fighting through the throngs of tourists, then check out these hot spots on your next trip. Akko: Ancient & […]

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Why Israeli Tour Guides Will Give You the Trip of a Lifetime

June 23rd 2016

Have you ever visited one of the incredible wonders of the world only to be left, well, underwhelmed? Not only is this a big letdown, but it can often derail your entire vacation, and can certainly put a damper on the mood. People generally visit Israel expecting to feel an immediate connection, an appreciation for […]

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Best Places to Visit in Central Israel

June 13th 2016

The Center of Israel holds some hidden treasures that tourists and locals both enjoy tremendously. If you are visiting any of these areas including Rechovot, Petach Tikva, or Tel Aviv, here are some highlights that will make your vacation something special. Dialogue in the Dark Also known as The Blind Museum, Dialogue in the Dark […]

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Shavuot Happenings Across Israel

June 9th 2016

Shavuot is the holiday when Jews celebrate receiving the Torah, and this year it falls on Saturday night to Sunday night (June 11th-12th) for Israelis. This is a great holiday that flows with delicious dairy delicacies, all-night learning events, and a festive atmosphere as the summer is ushered in, and kids and adults can finally […]

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