Is kibbutz a uniquely Israeli idea? Maybe not, there are communes throughout the world, however, I can’t think of anywhere else where governments have supplied land and funding to fledging communities in the same way. Knowing little about the kibbutz life, (other than people’s personal tales of joining one during their travel through Israel) I… Continue reading Red Canyon, Desert & Kibbutz Life Tour – An Abraham Tour from Eilat
If you have just two days in Jerusalem, you will want to ensure you make the most of this ancient city. If you are an independent traveller or just don’t fancy following the same tour guide for hours on end, then read on. A mix of religious sites, great views, happiness, sadness and even the… Continue reading How to Spend Two Days in Jerusalem – An Israel Travel Blog
￼As tourist sites go, the Dead Sea has one of the most unappealing names going, but millions of visitors can’t be wrong. There is just something ￼￼ that draws us to bathe in its super salty water￼. So how do you go about visiting the Dead Sea? Gleaned from two personal trips, and rather a… Continue reading Your Guide to Visiting the Dead Sea in Israel and Jordan
If you are visiting Jerusalem, and want to explore Bethlehem as well then you have two options. You could pay a small fortune for an organised tour, or follow these simple steps and plan your own day trip to Bethlehem. Read on to discover how to reach Bethlehem, what to see and where to eat… Continue reading One Day in Bethlehem – An Independent Day Trip to Bethlehem
When we began our research into Israeli cuisine, we realised just what a confusing business it is. Israel has influences from its direct neighbours, and much further afield. The best way to get our heads around it was to explore the wonderful array of choices with the experts. Enter Delicious Israel and their Eat Jerusalem… Continue reading Exploring Machane Yehuda Market, Jerusalem with Delicious Israel
Tel Aviv is not a cheap city to visit so finding a great room at a great price is the best way to ensure you have a great time! During our visit to Tel Aviv, we took a room in The Spot Hostel for three nights. This is our full Spot Hostel review.
Jerusalem has a hidden gem amidst its accommodation offerings. In June 2019, we were lucky enough to stay at the YMCA Three Arches Hotel.