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Top Reasons to Visit Israel this Year

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Israel is a very small country and you can travel across most of it in a day at a push, though I spent 3 weeks there (and also 3/4 days backpacking in Palestine). On your visit, you’ll see landmarks dating …

Israel Family Tours are More than Sightseeing

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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 …

Friday's Featured Food: Shabbat Dinner in Jerusalem, Israel.

Friday’s Featured Food: Shabbat Dinner in Jerusalem, Israel

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A long overdue article on here today and one I have been buzzing about for a brace of years – Shabbat dinner in Jerusalem, Israel. One thing shocked me when I was in Israel – the food! It’s amazing, it’s …

Backpacking in Hebron: H2, The Israeli Side

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While backpacking in the Middle East, I made sure I headed to some insightful places to help understand the history and politics of this divided region of the world. After reporting on my tour of the Palestinian side of Hebron, …

Staying in an Israeli Kibbutz: Our Time in Mizra Kibbutz

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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 …

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Backpacking in Israel: Top 5 Sights in Haifa

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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