Category: Israel

11 of the coolest things about Israel

11 of the coolest things about Israel

Before traveling to Israel, the only thing I knew was that I really enjoyed the company of the Israeli people I had encountered on my travels. Going by this, I assumed that Israel would make a great place to visit. Before even boarding the plane, an Israeli lady had started a conversation with me and […]

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An insider’s guide to the Dead Sea

You’ll find the Dead Sea running in-between Israel and Jordan at the lowest point on earth. It is a hypersaline lake, with a salt content of over thirty percent, meaning that no aquatic life can survive in it, hence its name. The Dead Sea has a rich history, so floating in its waters is a […]

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Israel’s 6 best family friendly activities

If you want to avoid the generic all-inclusive package deal holiday this year then a family holiday to Israel could be the answer. With an unbeatable combination of history, religion, culture, fun activities and beaches this will be both an educational and exciting holiday for the whole family. 1. Take a helicopter tour The best […]

48 luxurious hours in Tel Aviv

48 luxurious hours in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is surprisingly cosmopolitan. As Israel’s second largest city and one of the most modern, it makes an up and coming destination for luxury seekers. But if you knew anything about this charming city, you wouldn’t expect any less; abundant is classy coffee houses and high end restaurants, Tel Aviv is a great place […]

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10 of the best beaches in Israel

Israel really is a romantic place; although rugged and rough around the edges in some respects, it’s also a country filled with natural beauty, rich nuggets of spectacular history, and mysteries of the Holy Land. So if you’re looking for a beach break with a little extra magic, here are 10 of the best beaches […]

1. Tel Aviv Piano Festival

7 highlights of a luxury break in Israel

Israel and the Palestinian Territories make up the largest part of Holy Land, an important strip of land considered to be the most significant religious place on Earth – not only for Christianity but a sacred place for Jews and Muslims. As well as being the cradle to powerful and incredible religious sites, Israel is […]

10+ incredible experiences in newly-cool Jerusalem

10+ incredible experiences in newly-cool Jerusalem

My last trip to Jerusalem was over ten years ago and while it was an eye-opening experience from a religious and historical perspective, it was not a place that I would describe as particularly fun or edgy. But with a slew of recent innovations which can be seen in the city’s dynamic food scene, counter-culture […]

Girlfriend getaway guide to Tel Aviv

Girlfriend getaway guide to Tel Aviv

If you and a gal pal are trying to decide where to go for a fun getaway, Tel Aviv might not immediately spring to mind, but it should! This city is red-hot now, but no worries because you can easily cool off at one of the many gorgeous white-sand beaches. Tel Aviv is often referred […]

Top 10 reasons to visit Tel Aviv

Top 10 reasons to visit Tel Aviv

From a very early age, I fell in love with ‘The Startup Nation’ and in particular the cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv. Whilst many other destinations have been hit hard by the global recession, Israel is enjoying a booming tourism economy. Tel Aviv, Israel’s capital, has long been one of Israel’s most popular destinations and for […]

The ultimate bucket list - part 2

The ultimate bucket list – part 2

Continuing from our previous instalment of the Ultimate Bucket List, we are scouring the Earth trying to find the most adventurous and memorable things to do before kicking the proverbial bucket… Visit the Grand Canyon Regarded as one of America’s natural wonders, the Grand Canyon would understandably feature on anyone’s bucket list. It is a […]

Suite of the week: The Presidential Suite, Dan Tel Aviv Hotel, Israel

Suite of the week: The Presidential Suite, Dan Tel Aviv Hotel, Israel

Suite name: The Presidential Suite Hotel: Dan Tel Aviv Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel Size of accommodation: 1,378 sq ft Cost per night: $1,420 Who’s stayed there? Madonna What makes it special? The long, private terrace with a beautiful view of the sea and the old city of Jaffa. Dan Tel Aviv, the luxury beach front […]

The Varsano in Tel Aviv, Israel

The Varsano in Tel Aviv, Israel

Amidst the 21st Century Mediterannean hub of Tel Aviv, you’ll find The Varsano, one of Israel’s few, truly boutique hotels. Located in the charming neighbourhood of Neve Tzedek, The Varsano provides ultimate relaxation from the hedonist beach and nightlife just moments away. Offering unrivalled comfort and a 24 hour personal assistant service, each of the self-catering […]

The top 10 cities to visit in 2011

The top 10 cities to visit in 2011

Lonely Planet earlier this year produced a list of the top 10 cities to visit in 2011. It wasn’t just ‘yet another top 10 list’ – well, it was, but it at least gave some good reasons for why each place was worthy of visiting this year. Here’s their top 10 and, if you want […]

Israel’s Hidden Gems

Israel is not a large country. You can drive from its northern border to its southern tip in less than 10 hours. From east to west it will take you less than two. But this small territory contains an unimaginable wealth of natural landscapes, historical treasures and a rich cultural heritage – many of which […]

Private helicopter shuttle service from Kitron Galilee, Israel

Private helicopter shuttle service from Kitron Galilee, Israel

Kitron Galilee resort in Israel now offers a helicopter shuttle service to and from Ben Gurion International Airport. This traffic-beating service allows guests to relax and enjoy the scenic ride from the airport to the resort. Combining the rustic beauty of the lower Galilee, with the modern comforts of luxury hotels in Israel, Kitron offers […]

Poyke, Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv’s reputation as a destination for foodies has been growing in recent times.   If you’re visiting the city, as well as trying out local dishes (blintzes, gelfite fish, hummus, etc.),  you might like to make your way down to Alma Beach to sample  the South African  cuisine – in particular, the delicious steaks […]

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