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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, […]

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 […]

Spotlight on Religion: The Tomb of Virgin Mary

April 11th 2017

The tomb of the Virgin Mary is a beautiful structure that is commemorated by Christians of every denomination. Found in the Kidron Valley at the foot of the Mount of Olives, this holy site is regarded as the resting place of the mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene. When you visit Israel next, be sure to […]

Top Places to Go Fishing in Israel

April 8th 2017

Fishing is a favorite pastime for so many people looking to idle away a few well-earned hours of rest in the sun. That’s why fishing is the perfect activity for you to do on your next Israel vacation. If the thought’s never crossed your mind, here’s what you need to know about fishing in Israel […]

Plans for Pesach? Here’s Your Israel Itinerary!

April 3rd 2017

If you are in Israel this Passover holiday season, then it’s about time you started making plans. There are only a few days of actual touring you’ll be able to get in between the holidays, so make sure you pack a lot of fun into those precious moments. Here are a few great happenings that […]

3 Reasons Traveling to Israel is Safer Than You Expect

April 1st 2017

As local tour operators, your safety is our #1 concern. The coverage that Israel receives in mainstream media outlets generally emphasizes the volatility of conflict, acts of terror and social strife. It totally makes sense that you might not be sure how comfortable you’ll feel in Israel. However, you should never feel ashamed of having mixed […]

Fun Underwater Activities to Do in Eilat: Part Two

March 31st 2017

Hands down, Eilat is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. If you’re in Israel this year, you need to head for this sunny alcove of the Middle East that’s got white sandy beaches, modern conveniences, and some of the coolest underwater activities you’ll ever experience. Check out some of our favorites! Swimming With […]

Fun Underwater Activities to Do in Eilat: Part One

March 27th 2017

Eilat is the perfect vacation destination. It’s got beautiful weather, modern accommodations, and stunning natural attractions to tie the package deal together with a nice bow. Possibly the cream of the Eilat crop, though, is the sparkling blue water that surrounds this coastal city. Aside from the breathtaking hues of ever-progressing blues and the paradise […]

Hip Hiking Spots to Hit Before It Gets Too Hot

March 24th 2017

The weather is finally pleasant enough to go outside, and you’re probably itching to get moving. That being the case, look at a few of the best hikes to begin the season. It’s also the time to take advantage of the season and get those treks in before the sun starts to really beat down. […]

Spotlight on Culture: Sounds of Jerusalem

March 20th 2017

The Sounds of Jerusalem festival is back for its fifth year in 2017, and the schedule is loaded with the height of entertainment. If you’re in Israel this time of year, you owe it to yourself to check out some of these epic events that will entertain and enthrall you. Some Details You Ought to […]

Spotlight on Culture: Jerusalem Arts Festival

March 18th 2017

The Jerusalem Arts Festival is an annual event which invites talented artists from all over the world to perform their specialty for a crowd of eager participants. This year, the festival falls out on March 28th-April 4th, and you can see the full schedule of events right here. If you’re visiting Jerusalem this March, you’re […]