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Beautiful Hiking Trails in Israel

November 8th 2018

One of the best ways to explore the beautiful landscapes of Israel and sites of historical interest is by going on a hike. Hiking trails are numerous in Israel and are varied in length, duration, and difficulty. One moment you can be walking through a forest and the next exploring the ancient ruins of a […]

6 Places to View Beautiful Sunsets in Israel

October 29th 2018

Israel is blessed with beautiful landscapes, rich cultures, ancient cities, and above all of these, the most stunning of sunsets. Every evening during your stay in the Holy Land, you’ll get to witness the most spectacular skies, filled with color. Throughout the ages, the setting of the sun has ushered in the beginning and ending […]

5 Activities for Blind Visitors to Israel

October 25th 2018

For the blind or partially sighted, travel can be a daunting prospect. When planning your travels to Israel you might be wondering where to take a blind friend or family member. After all, Israel is famous for its visual beauty, whether in the form of landscapes or ancient cities. Yet for the blind person, these […]

Things to See and Do in Israel’s Negev Desert

October 17th 2018

Israel’s Negev Desert is not usually high on the average tourist’s itinerary. And this is a shame as there are plenty of things to see and do in this vast desert region. Covering most of southern Israel, from Beersheba down to Eilat, the Negev has a rich history and a wide variety of flora and […]

5 Great Locations for Birdwatching in Israel

October 8th 2018

Every year, millions of birds migrate through Israel, to and from their Eurasian breeding grounds. Birdwatchers and ornithologists from around the world flock to watch these migrations as they happen. Thanks to Israel’s unique position as a meeting point between three different continents, there’s a huge diversity of bird species to be viewed. During the […]

7 Reasons Why Photographers Fall in Love with Israel

October 4th 2018

Israel is a perfect vacation destination for photographers, whether professional or amateur. Many people who visit Israel quickly fall in love with the scenery and features of this vibrant little country. There’s so much beauty to be viewed, wherever you look. From the rolling hills of the Golan to the stunning Mediterranean coastline, there’s an […]

5 Places in Israel to View Animals in the Wild

September 25th 2018

There’s something truly authentic about viewing animals in the wild, in their natural habitats. In Israel there are several places you can view these animals away from the constraints of traditional zoos. Across western society in general, there’s a growing trend against viewing animals in confined spaces or as part of performances. While many zoos […]

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 […]