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Six Hot Attractions You Can’t Leave Tel Aviv Without Doing

November 14th 2017

Tel Aviv is one of the most frequently visited cities in Israel, and it’s not surprising once you get a look at the place. Checking off nearly every item on your bucket list, Tel Aviv truly has it all. If you’re unsure of where to start, or what you want to do, here are six […]

Stalactite Caves: Nature’s Idea of Quality Room Decor

November 10th 2017

The Stalactite Caves go by a number of names. Some call them Avshalom Cave, others term it Soreq Cave, while others stick to the basic stalactite caves. Regardless of its tag, the ongoing theme is WONDROUS. These caves are covered in a ceiling of sparkling stalactite formations sparkling down from above like so many twinkling […]

Strange, Marvelous & Fascinating Tunnels & Caves Around Israel

November 6th 2017

Walking down the streets of Israel, you can easily find hundreds of things to do, see, and enjoy. What many tourists don’t realize is that Israel also has a fascinating web of underground attractions guaranteed to awaken the adventurer within. If you’re looking for a thrilling excursion to take on your next trip, then check […]

The Animal-Lover’s Guide to Touring Israel

November 2nd 2017

With all the shopping, eating, and religious significance around Israel, it might surprise many people to learn how much animal-focused tourism there is in this country, as well. In fact, Israel is home to some of the most exotic, rare, and interesting species in the world. So, if you’re a lover of all creatures on […]

Yitzchak Rabin Memorial Day

October 28th 2017

Among the many leaders of Israel, few are remembered as strongly as Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin. A military hero, powerful politician, and builder of the State of Israel, Rabin did a tremendous amount for the people and country of Israel within his short life. The official date of the memorial is the Hebrew date of […]

Shrine of the Book Museum: Home of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 18th 2017

We all grow up reading mystery novels, admiring adventure stories, and secretly playing out the exciting roles within these tales. It’s not often that you get to actually see one unfolding before your eyes within the confines of reality, though. Well, when the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, this is exactly what happened for many […]

Some of the Strangest & Most Fascinating Places in Israel

October 16th 2017

Israel has some of the most exciting historical monuments known to mankind, and then it has its weird secrets. Hidden away where you might never find them are some unusual hotspots that are sure to enhance the adventurous tourist’s itinerary. If your curiosity has been piqued, then check out the weird, zany, and altogether fascinating […]

Doing Ein Gedi Right

October 9th 2017

Ein Gedi is an active kibbutz located near the Dead Sea and the Judean Desert. With such a prime location, it’s no surprise that it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country. If you are visiting Israel this year, here are some top Ein Gedi hotspots for you to enjoy. Nature […]

Doing Jerusalem Right: Balancing the Old With the New

October 7th 2017

Jerusalem is the most fascinating dichotomy you’ll find anywhere in the world. Preserving the ancient history and heritage of the Jewish People, this city is ever-evolving, embracing the new cultures, people, and times that are inexplicably drawn to her venerable stones. With so much in flux, it can be hard to keep track of what […]

Jerusalem Restaurants With Sukkot Provided

October 5th 2017

Eating out on Sukkot can get a little tricky if you hold by the Orthodox tradition of only eating under a Sukkah. If this is your habit, then you’re in luck because we’ve compiled a list of some of the best places to eat around Jerusalem that also have conveniently constructed sukkot just for you. […]

More October Excitement for Israeli Tourists

October 3rd 2017

In case you didn’t get enough from the fabulous array of October art, culture, and archeology we dished out last time, here are a few more highlights that you’ll only find this month in Israel. Make sure to hit up a handful to complete your vacation itinerary with a bang! Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish […]

October Events Everyone’s Talking About

October 2nd 2017

Between the holidays of Sukkot, Simchat Torah, and Hoshana Rabba, and all the cultural events going on, October is one busy month for Israeli tourists! If you’re visiting this beautiful country during this time, check out some of the most happening events you won’t want to miss. Art If it’s art you’re looking for, then […]

Fun & Family-Friendly Attractions for Sukkot 2017 in Israel

September 30th 2017

Israel is definitely the place to be for the holiday of Sukkot. Aside from the overwhelmingly nationalistic feeling that washes over everyone during this time of year, Israel boasts the best weather for end of season touring, shopping, and just plain enjoying. If you’re lucky enough to be in the region for Sukkot, check out […]

Doing the Kinneret Right: Top Tourist Sites Along the Galilean Sea

September 28th 2017

There are lots of fun facts about the Kinneret that you probably didn’t know. For example, it is the largest freshwater reservoir in Israel, it’s the second lowest point, and it’s not even a sea (it’s a lake, but don’t let the cat out of the bag)! Aside from being an interesting topic of conversation, […]

Atlit Yam: Fascinating Archeological Findings in Haifa

September 25th 2017

Atlit is a small coastal town that sits just south of Haifa. You might never have heard of it, and you wouldn’t be alone. In fact, nobody would know about Atlit except for a teeny tiny discovery that exposed this quiet town to massive media attention and a massive influx of visitors. Wondering what it […]

Ein Avdat & the Zin Valley

September 20th 2017

The Zin Valley is a powerful and striking area that nature lovers gravitate towards at all times of the year. This desert valley spans 16 km, so plan to spend the day hiking through this delightful slice of the country, and look out for these highlights along the way. Lighter Trails The beautiful Zin Valley […]

Rosh Hashanah 2017: Fun Activities for the Festivities

September 17th 2017

Everyone loves the New Year. It’s a time to start again, make amends, clear the slate. And, of course, have some fun! If you’ll be visiting the Holy Land this year around Rosh Hashana time, here are a few fun activities for you and the family to enjoy. Happy New Year! Visiting the Shuk Machane […]

What’s There to do in Metulla?

September 14th 2017

Metulla is so beautiful, so serene, so picturesque; you’d never know that it lies on the border of a volatile nation housing a terrorist regime. Fortunately for tourists, Metulla is situated within the Israeli borders and is perfectly safe to visit. Modern day Metulla is actually a well-off neighborhood and the ideal location for planning […]

Doing the Golan Heights Right

September 12th 2017

The Golan Heights is a huge area in northern Israel, and if you don’t plan your trip carefully, you’re likely to make one of two mistakes about this region. You’ll either miss out on several amazing attractions because the area is too big to focus on, or you’ll skip it altogether, which would be a […]

Hanging Out in Rosh Pina

September 7th 2017

Rosh Pina is sometimes overlooked for the bigger cities surrounding it. After all, it’s hard to live in the shadow of Tzfat (literally!). But, what many visiting tourists don’t know, is that this small town is brimming over with exciting outlets all its own. Take a look at what you’re missing if you just skip […]