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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 […]

Eilat Dolphin Beach

March 20th 2015

Dolphin Reef Beach At Dolphin Reef Eilat, there are no scheduled dolphin performances with tricks and costumes, but plenty of opportunity to interact with dolphins in their natural habitat. Dive, swim or snorkel with them, or just spend the day on the facility’s private beach and enjoy watching the dolphins from the floating docks! The […]

Eilat Underwater Observatory

December 30th 2014

The Underwater Observation Marine Park is one of the not-to-be-missed highlights of a touring experience in Eilat. Here, visitors can descend a staircase into a glassed-in room deep below the surface of the Red Sea. Located just a few miles to the south of Israel’s southernmost city, the Underwater Observatory hosts hundreds of species of […]

Old Jaffa Port

December 13th 2014

These days, new immigrants arrive in Israel on airplanes. In times gone by, the Old Jaffa Port, known in Hebrew as Namal Yafo, was the very first view of the Land of Israel for generations of traders, pilgrims and migrants. Even earlier in history, the biblical prophet Jonah is said to have set sail from […]

Atlit Museum of Illegal Immigration

September 14th 2014

From 1923 until 1948, Palestine was ruled by the British who kept a tight limit on Jewish immigration. Exodus, the best-selling novel by Leon Uris, dramatizes the story of Aliyah Bet, the illegal Jewish immigration into Israel before the State of Israel was officially created in 1948. Throughout the 1930s and 1940s, there were Jews […]

Surf’s Up in Israel!

October 18th 2010

Surf’s Up! Top 10 Places to Go Surfing in Israel Since summer just doesn’t want to seem to end this year, I suppose it’s not too late to post summer-themed info. After all, with weather still reaching high into the 90s, why not pick up that surfboard and head to the beach? Israel’s beaches are […]

National Maritime Museum

October 10th 2010

If the lure of the sea has any kind of hold on you at all, you’ll want to make a special stop at the National Maritime Museum in Haifa, located on the northern end of Mount Carmel. Five thousand years of the maritime history of the Mediterranean basin, the Red Sea and the Nile are […]

Cruise on the sea of Galilee

September 13th 2010

Take a day cruise on the Sea of Galilee. Visitors will enjoy the gentle rocking of the waves while sprays of water come over the boat and feel refreshing. Visitors can look overhead and see the seagulls or below into the water and see the vast amounts of St. Peter’s Fish, which is local to […]