Kick back by the Mediterranean Sea with falafel or lose yourself in the narrow alleyways of one of the most historically-important cities on Earth. Forget what you’ve seen on the news and dive into the nightlife scene in Tel Aviv, trying falafel and shawarma from as many food joints as you can. Check out how four cultures share Jerusalem’s Old City, and then spend the next day floating in the saltiest body of water in the world. Israel is for everyone.
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Tel Aviv’s Sights and Eats: the @halfhalftravel walking guide
Are you wondering how to see Tel Aviv in a weekend or more? There’s so much to see in this compact city, from its beaches to its historical sights, with stops for food along the way.
The Ultimate Israeli Hostel Experience: Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv
Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv is a huge compound that makes you want to hang around and spend a while, and in fact, Tel Aviv itself is a city that’s hard to leave. We had heard about Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv and were so excited to stay there, having just come from its sister hostel in Jerusalem.
How to Visit the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
Visiting the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock, which is one of the most important Muslim sites in the world, requires some planning and preparation. Here's how to plan the most efficient trip for your visit to this extraordinary cultural place.
Tastes, Sights and Sounds: Review of Abraham Hostel Jerusalem
If you’re looking for the best place to stay in Jerusalem, one of the most culturally-rich cities in the world, look no further than Abraham Hostel Jerusalem. This place knows what’s up!
Floating in the Dead Sea with Tourist Israel
Israel is home incredibly diverse landscapes from the heights of the north to the deserts and seas of the south, and home as well to one of the world’s most fascinating environments - the Dead Sea.
Tel Aviv Hotel Review: a Seaside Stay at the Savoy
We spent a weekend at the Savoy Hotel near Tel Aviv’s Mediterranean beachfront for our first weekend in Israel. The hotel incorporates a city stay and a beachfront experience, with helpful staff and outdoor space.
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Photos to Inspire You to Shop in the Markets of Israel
Whether in the main shuk of Jerusalem, the Mahane Yehuda Market, or the Carmel Shuk of Tel Aviv, Israel's markets are places for locals, tourists, vendors and anyone who wants a bite to eat. Israel's shuks show a blend of culture and a mix of peoples who make this special place home.
The Colors of Israel
After nearly two weeks in Israel, we stepped back and realized all of the colors we had seen, from Middle Eastern spices in the markets to the blue skies that accented the soft ridges of mountains in the desert.