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Accepted by most members of the United Nations as the de facto capital of Israel, Tel Aviv is not, in fact, the city that Israel names as its capital. Officially, the city of Jerusalem is the ...
One of the oldest continuously occupied areas in Israel , Akko (or Acre) contains the structural remnants of a tumultuous past. The annals of history may include nearly continuous conflicts, ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2011
Located in the Israeli-occupied West Bank near the northern end of the Dead Sea, Jericho is both the lowest permanently inhabited site on earth and the oldest continuously occupied city known to ...
Written 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 ...
Accessible by bus from the much larger (and far less interesting) town of Tiberias, Israel , is the tiny kibbutz on the banks of the Sea of Galilee known as Ginosar. Founded in 1937 by socialist ...
Written 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 ...
The caves at Qumran in Israel are best known as the settlement nearest the site where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls (nearly a thousand texts from the Hebrew Bible and extra-biblical documents found ...
Written 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 ...
Written 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 ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
Faux pas and lapses in etiquette are inevitable when visiting a foreign
country, and even the most moderate expectations can leave us
disappointed when we’re confronted with the reality that is ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2012
Revered as the hometown of King David, the site of the Muslim prophet Al Khider's teachings, and the supposed birthplace of Jesus, Bethlehem has long been a tourist attraction for Jews, Muslims, ...
Settled in 1882, Zichron Ya’akov is a great place to spend a weekend of shopping, eating, and sipping wines from the famous Carmel Winery. Named in honor of Baron Edmond de Rothschild’s father, the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, July 2012
While visiting Jerusalem , you’ll discover many tantalizing excursions both in and out of the city. The following come highly recommended.
A short bus and/or “sherut” trip from ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2012
Whether or not you are religiously inclined, visiting Jerusalem
at Christmas time is a wonderful experience. Though the typical
trappings of the holiday are not omnipresent, the city has a lot ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, April 2012
Just getting into Tel Aviv ,
Israel’s second most populace city, is an experience in and of itself —
the airport is one of the most secure in the world, with all the
searches, delays, and ...
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