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Religious Sites in Jerusalem

By Viator, October 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | 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

Border Crossing Between Israel and Jordan

By Viator, September 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

If you?re touring the Holy Land in Israel and Jordan, chances are you?ll need to cross the border between the two countries at some point. One of the most popular crossings is between the East and ...  Read more

3 Days in Jerusalem: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 856 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

Tel Aviv: The Gateway to Israel

By Viator, June 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 701 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tel Aviv has transformed over the last century into a vibrant, modern city on the sea. Walkable, bike-able and diverse in its dining and entertainment options, Israel's second-largest (and rapidly ...  Read more

Visiting the Dead Sea from Tel Aviv

By Viator, October 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 170 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

Visiting Jerusalem from Tel Aviv

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 161 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

3 Days in Tel Aviv: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 155 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

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

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

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

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

Wineries in Israel

By John Reality, Cambodia, November 2012

Wine lovers everywhere delight in sampling the regional offerings available wherever they go, and visitors to Israel are no exception. The terrain is challenging and the resources devoted to ...  Read more

Hiking in Israel

By John Reality, Cambodia, October 2012

Hiking in Israel is a many splendored thing. There?s no need to waste time singing its praises. Better to share as many options as possible among the seemingly endless list of worthy ...  Read more

What Not to Do in Israel

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 ...  Read more

Masada Ruins

By John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012

Easily the most iconic historic site in Israel , the ruined stronghold known simply as Masada is located atop an isolated pinnacle of rock overlooking the Dead Sea at the western end of the ...  Read more

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