Exploring the Tiger Cave and Qeshet Cave in Northern Israel

After a thrilling reunion with my Israeli friends Natali and Alex, where we did an oil lamps tour in Caesarea, we stayed a few days in Haifa on the Mediterannean Coast of Israel. The second day was another eventful one and we arose early for a trip north to check out some caves in Northern Read more about Exploring the Tiger Cave and Qeshet Cave in Northern Israel[…]

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A Secret Religion: Exploring Isfiya Druze Village, Israel

Have you ever heard of the Druze people? Well maybe you have, but probably not, as neither had I until I ended up staying with a couple of great friends, Natali and Alex in their home in Haifa in Israel. We hit backpacking pretty hard again in Israel, going through towns and cities a lot Read more about A Secret Religion: Exploring Isfiya Druze Village, Israel[…]

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Backpacking in Israel: Top 5 Sights in Haifa

We spent 4 days hanging out in Haifa on the west coast of Israel and the story went back a few years. While backpacking in New Zealand in 2010 I met a cool Israeli couple. Three years later and we met up again. After spending our first day and night in the Port Inn in Read more about Backpacking in Israel: Top 5 Sights in Haifa[…]

Israel Family Tours are More than Sightseeing

Family vacations are exciting activities that let you explore new places with your spouse and your children. When you’re on Israel family tours, you create new memories together as you discover interesting cities like Akko, Jaffa and Haifa, or out touring places like Masada and the Qeshet Caves. So you should know that family holidays aren’t Read more about Israel Family Tours are More than Sightseeing[…]

Staying in an Israeli Kibbutz: Our Time in Mizra Kibbutz

I must be honest and say that I am just so delighted to finally get this story written up and posted. I won’t even apologise for the lateness of it – I’ve been busy backpacking my heart out for a few years and going back through my notebooks and memories, brings the best of these stories Read more about Staying in an Israeli Kibbutz: Our Time in Mizra Kibbutz[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Israel to Jordan (Yitzhak Rabin/ Wadi Araba Border Crossing)

In my ongoing world borders series, I cover the real life borders I cross on my crazy journeys. I mentioned before how to get from Jordan to Israel at Sheik Hussein and how to get from Israel to Palestine (to Bethlehem) this time, I go the other way as I detail How to Get From Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Israel to Jordan (Yitzhak Rabin/ Wadi Araba Border Crossing)[…]

Backpacking Buddies: Haya Harpaz from Afula, Israel

In backpacking buddies, it’s YOUR TURN to shine  I’m delighted to be able to feature my backpacking buddies from down the years in this new series. Each post will be a short 10 questions and a bit of background to someone else that I met on the road. Someone I shared some great times with on Read more about Backpacking Buddies: Haya Harpaz from Afula, Israel[…]

The Day I Met the Hero of Israel in Haifa (Exclusive Interview)

It’s not everyday you meet a hero. While nonchalantly backpacking on the west coast of the country, I met the “Hero of Israel” in Haifa, or at least the brother and media guy for the hero of Israel. It was all a bit confusing and odd, and in Hebrew. But I got a kind of Read more about The Day I Met the Hero of Israel in Haifa (Exclusive Interview)[…]

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