Israel Travel Tips

Religious Sites in Jerusalem

By Viator, January 2015

Tours & Tickets

Jerusalem is one of the most significant and certainly the best-known religious city in the world. The city is considered a holy place by a number of religious traditions, including the Abrahamic ...  Read more

3 Days in Jerusalem: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, January 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 350 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The living home of the world?s three major religions, Jerusalem is also a vibrant city for outdoor sightseeing. Stroll along pedestrian walkways and streets lined with Ottoman architecture, past ...  Read more

3 Days in Tel Aviv: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 71 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Ultramodern Tel Aviv is a Mediterranean-style beach city, with cosmopolitan cafes, boutique shopping and world-beating museums. The city?s boundless nightlife and 24-hour lifestyle are legendary, but ...  Read more

Visiting Jerusalem from Tel Aviv

By Viator, November 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 72 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As one of the world?s oldest cities and an important spiritual center of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Jerusalem is an undisputed highlight for visitors to Israel. At just an hour away, Tel Aviv ...  Read more

Visiting the Dead Sea from Tel Aviv

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 94 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Dead Sea is the second saltiest major body of water on earth, and it is this hyper-salinity, which causes swimmers to be super-buoyant within it, that makes it one of Israel?s major attractions.  ...  Read more


By Jerusalem Expert: ...  , Israel, February 2011

"So they went eight furlongs to Herodium; for there by his own command he was to be buried. And thus did Herod end his life." Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews It was the American ...  Read more

Byzantine church and Mosaics Uncovered

By Jerusalem Expert: ...  , Israel, February 2011

About 45km south of Jerusalem in the Ella valley, where David fought Goliath, lie the ruins of an ancient agricultural settlement from Iron age II, Hirbet Midras. The site contained a large Jewish ...  Read more

Tips for Staying Safe in Israel

By John Reality , Cambodia, March 2013

Unfortunately, there is always some level of political and civil unrest in Israel . The best thing you can do for the safety of yourself and for the benefit of having a nice trip is to check with ...  Read more

Design Museum Holon

By John Reality , Cambodia, March 2013

The Design Museum Holon in Tel Aviv is truly on the cities hidden treasures. Opened in March 2010, this futuristic looking complex is actually one of the foremost museums highlighting design and ...  Read more

Israel in the Winter

By John Reality , Cambodia, February 2013

The weather does not usually get as cold during the Israeli winter as it does in the West, but that doesn?t mean that there is not a winter. Once in a blue moon a sliver of white snow comes down and ...  Read more

Museum of the History of Tel Aviv

By John Reality , Cambodia, January 2013

A stunning look into Tel Aviv ?s history following the six-day war, the Museum of the History of Tel Aviv-Jaffa takes a deep look into the one of the most interesting cities in Israel . Housed ...  Read more

Train Travel in Israel

By John Reality , Cambodia, January 2013

Traffic on the roads of Israel can be tough to handle sometimes, but the recent construction of train lines has made life easier for the weary traveler. As they are, the trains have great ...  Read more

Market shopping in Tel Aviv

By John Reality , Cambodia, January 2013

Israel ?s Tel Aviv boasts an array of market shopping options. While prices may not be the bargain bin steals of other middle-eastern shopping outlets, the wares are top quality, genuine and ...  Read more

Exploring Eilat

By John Reality , Cambodia, December 2012

The coastal community of Eilat is located at the southern tip of Israel , and consists mainly of a four-mile strip of beach along the Red Sea. To say that the town is a resort community would be ...  Read more

New Year?s Eve Events in Tel Aviv

By John Reality , Cambodia, December 2012

Israel as a country doesn?t typically abide to the western Christian/secular calendar, so it?s understandable that New Year?s Eve isn?t a national celebration here. As such there are no ...  Read more

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