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5 Luxury Eilat Hotels Overlooking the Red Sea

September 17th 2018

Some of Israel’s most beautiful beaches can be found in the southern city of Eilat. Tourists from near and far flock to the Red Sea to enjoy numerous leisure activities from swimming and snorkeling to camel riding and trekking through the nearby desert. It’s for this reason, there are many luxury Eilat hotels to choose […]

7 Beautiful Art Galleries in Israel

September 11th 2018

Something many new visitors to Israel soon notice are the many beautiful art galleries and exhibitions to be found throughout the country. The art on display is also so varied in style and origin. This mirrors the many different cultural influences brought with the diaspora Jews who returned to Israel over the last century, as […]

5 Fun Tel Aviv Attractions for Teenagers

September 3rd 2018

What are some fun attractions for teenagers in Tel Aviv? The teenage years are the bridge between childhood and adulthood. In this sense, it can be difficult to know what teens will find interesting when visiting a new city. They’re no longer interested in kids’ things, but they’ll still get bored doing what you might, […]

5 Forests in Israel with Fascinating Stories

August 27th 2018

Among the most beautiful places to visit in Israel are the nation’s many forests, each of which contain a diverse range of flora, fauna, and historical sites of interest. For such a small country, much of which is desert, Israel has an amazingly diverse landscape, and the forests in Israel are testament to the careful […]

6 Fun Activities for Children in Jerusalem

August 20th 2018

Jerusalem is a fascinating city full of religious meaning, cultural significance, and ancient history. For adults, the city holds numerous attractions and wonderful places to visit. For children, the old walls, cobbled streets, and markets can potentially become a little boring after a while. They need something more interactive and engaging to hold their interest. […]

Beautiful Nature Reserves Found Along the Coast of Israel

August 13th 2018

There are many beautiful nature reserves to be found right across Israel. Some of the most interesting are those located along the ancient coastline. Israel – and indeed the Jewish people – have a long tradition of nurturing and caring for the natural world and surrounding ecosystems. This is evident in how well the natural […]

Interesting Places Near the Dead Sea

August 6th 2018

The Dead Sea is one of the most visited attractions in Israel and for good reason. It’s famous worldwide as a place to float in beautifully warm and healing waters, due to its high salt density. When not floating or enjoying the luxury hotel resorts that hug the coastline, there are a number of other […]

5 Beautiful National Parks to Visit in the Galilee and Jezreel Valley

July 30th 2018

The Galilee and Jezreel Valley comprises the green northern region of Israel. It includes a large fertile plain and inland valley which is home to some of the most beautiful national parks in the country. In and around these parks and forests are numerous places of interest, many of which were the locations for some […]

The Most Visited Cemeteries in Israel

July 23rd 2018

Given the long history and religious significance of the Holy Land, it’s not surprising there are many notable cemeteries to be found in the Jewish State. Many of these are located in and around the ancient city of Jerusalem, and are some of the most visited cemeteries in Israel. For tourists and Israelis alike, visiting […]

5 of Israel’s Most Beautiful Public Gardens

July 16th 2018

Some of the most popular places to visit in Israel are the many beautiful public gardens dotted throughout the country. Maybe it’s because of the semi-desert landscape that make these oases of greenery so sought after as locations in which to relax, picnic, and explore. Public gardens offer a relaxing break during tours of the […]

7 Places to See When Visiting Safed (Tzfat)

July 9th 2018

Jerusalem Street (Pedestrian Mall) Jerusalem Street is a pedestrianized street running through the center of Safed. Known as the ‘Midrachov’ by locals, the street is where all the different sectors converge and features a large variety of stores, galleries, restaurants and coffee shops. It’s a colorful street, with painted shop fronts, local produce, flowers, displayed […]

Things to see and do around Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)

July 2nd 2018

To Israelis, it’s known as Lake Kinneret. To people around the world, it’s known as the Sea of Galilee. Whatever the name you give it, the Kinneret lake is one of the most impressive geographical features in the region. The area has a rich and long history, and is widely regarded as being the location […]

5 exciting tours to enjoy in Israel’s Golan Heights

June 25th 2018

Israel’s Golan Heights is a beautiful mountainous region in the far north of the country. It offers visitors numerous exciting tours to enjoy, ranging from off-road jeep rides and horse trekking to wine and fruit production tours. The region is significant in so many ways and has a long history, rich cultural tapestry, and agricultural […]

Beautiful desert attractions in Israel

June 18th 2018

There are two desert regions within Israel – the Judean Desert and the Negev Desert. Both are breathtakingly beautiful and offer tourists a wide array of desert attractions, active adventures, and places of historical significance. The Judean Desert is situated just east of Jerusalem and descends into the Dead Sea, which is the lowest point […]

7 Beautiful Israeli Winery Tours

June 11th 2018

Wine is a booming industry in Israel and winery tours are growing in popularity. While the vineyards may not be as large as those seen in France or Italy, the quality of wine and the Israeli winemaking process is every bit as excellent. If you love tasting wine and want to view some stunningly beautiful […]

Things to See and Do in the Ancient City of Jaffa

June 4th 2018

The Israeli city of Jaffa (known locally as Yafo) is an ancient port city connected to the southern edge of Tel Aviv. Now forming part of the Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality, it’s believed Jaffa was first inhabited in 7500 BCE. The city is found in numerous old texts including in the Hebrew Bible (Jonah, Solomon) and […]

The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv

May 28th 2018

If you want to know more about the natural history of Israel and the surrounding Mediterranean region, then the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History should definitely be on your list of places to visit.The museum, based in Tel Aviv, opened in 2018 and is the only one of its kind in Israel. It is both […]

5 Beautiful Coastal Israeli Cities to Visit

May 21st 2018

The Mediterranean coastline of Israel is renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches and ancient historical sites. From the chalky cliffs in the far north to the sand dunes in the south, the coast of Israel is diverse. The Coastal Plain is also home to most of the country’s population and economic hubs, which include the […]

Fun Family Activities in Eilat

May 14th 2018

Eilat is a popular tourist destination in very south of Israel, on the northern tip of the Red Sea. The city’s beautiful beaches, spectacular coral reef, vibrant nightlife, and stunning desert landscapes make it a popular vacation spot for both Israelis and international tourists. There are many fun family activities to enjoy in Eilat, for […]

5 of the best military history museums in Israel

May 7th 2018

Israel has a rich military history dating back from before the establishment of the modern state in 1948. Few other countries in the world have faced so many repeated attacks against its borders and in such a relatively short space of time. It’s for good reason the military is held in such high regard by […]

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