Leisure

December 4, 2017

Enjoy These Amazing DIY Hanukkah Crafts
Say Goodbye To Boredom

You don’t have to play a dreidel game and only the dreidel game. These are easy DIY hanukkah projects that everyone can enjoy. Here are our top picks!!!
November 27, 2017

Chanukah or Hanukkah?

Winter has arrived and we all know what that means…Chanukah or is it Hanukkah? This is the long debated question…Let’s […]
November 22, 2017
Act Like Your App

The Must Have Apps To Get Around Like A Local

Switching off your phone (or leaving it behind) is a definite possibility when coming to Israel on holiday. But let’s face it, with the amazing variety of smartphones you’re now only a tap away from discovering something new, grabbing a delicious bite to eat, or sharing some of your vacation days with friends and family back home (because once you’ve checked out some of the must-see attractions in Israel, you’ll be sharing left, right and center!)…
November 7, 2017

“The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving In Israel”

The time is near. Turkeys have filled the poultry aisles, sweet potato pies have sold out at Walmart, Black Friday […]
November 2, 2017
Indulge your taste buds

The Many Flavors of Israel: Top Kosher Culinary Wonders

Recently, Israel has arrived on the international stage as an up-and-coming culinary destination. Although this has always been obvious to the locals, whom of course already know the unique and diverse cuisine that fill the country with savory and delectable dishes. So it comes as no surprise that over the next few weeks some of the most prominent chefs from Europe and the United States will descend upon Tel Aviv’s top restaurants and assume control of their kitchens.Regretfully, for those that keep kosher there will only be one restaurant, Hayarkon 99 that can offer you this rare culinary adventure. That’s why we have compiled a list of the best kosher restaurants for you to try out. Especially in Israel where kosher cuisine has been taken to a bold new level.
October 26, 2017
the shuk

The Best Places To Shop In Israel: It’s The Little Things

I love shopping! Whether I’m buying a new outfit, a gift for a friend or just to browse. I’ve become […]
October 22, 2017
Fall into Fall

Israel And It’s Magical Autumn

Fall in Israel is the best time to take in the beauty of the country while the weather is at its finest. Here are some great suggestions on what to see.
October 19, 2017
family

Are You Becoming Israeli?
The Israeli Style of Communication

Israelis are known to be direct and to the point. Israeli’s live by the motto kulanu mishpacha. And just like in a good family, there are no secrets.
October 16, 2017

The Top Must See Sites at the Sea of Galilee

Northern Israel is definitely one of the most beautiful and diverse areas in the country, and a magnet for adventure lovers. For me, northern Israel is the antithesis of Tel Aviv; quiet, serene, and peaceful. This blog will give you all the insights about the best places to see and do.
October 10, 2017

An Insider’s Story: The Hidden Events Over Sukkot

Wow, another holiday. Not a surprise during this time of the year, There’s just so many of them! Anyways, Sukkot, […]
September 26, 2017
celebrate this time

Must Knows to Survive the Chaggim

I know that celebrating your first Chaggim away from home can be a lonely and isolating experience, but, it doesn't have to be. This is the perfect time to reach out to friends that you haven't spoken to in awhile, try out a new place in Israel to spend the  Chag, or just take the time to reflect on just how amazing it is to be able to spend these extraordinary and powerful Chaggim in Israel.
September 14, 2017
love seminary

How To Survive Your First Weeks In Israel

You may be beginning to adjust and calm down, and you may not be there just yet (which is also okay). You’re probably in disbelief that you’re actually here, in Israel, and that you won’t be home for months. You’re exhausted and you’re moody and that’s okay. We’re here to remind you that everything you’re going through is completely NORMAL. You don’t need to believe me just yet, but this really will be an incredible year. A year of fun, a year of laughs, a year of new friendships, and a year of growth. You definitely made the right decision by coming to Israel this year.
September 11, 2017
we are united

“Five Extraordinary Things To See And Do Over Sukkot”

After you managed the recent and intense Rosh Hashanah and fasting for 25 hours over the soulful and introspection of […]
September 7, 2017
Always Connected

“Think That Your Smartphone Can do It All?Think Again”

So your coming to Israel for the chaggim; how can you stay connected both in Israel and with your family back home? This article will give you tips on how to stay connected no matter where you may be.
September 4, 2017
BFF

“How To Deal With Feeling Homesick”

How to cope with homesickness--don't worry it's totally normal and we have all been there! Hope these few tips can help you...I have personally tried each and every tip out, I can't promise a miracle, but hopefully a little boost.
August 29, 2017

“How To Budget Your Gapper’s Year In Israel”

Planning for your child’s gap year to Israel is an exciting time, however, dealing with all of the logistical planning […]
August 22, 2017

“How To Pack For Your Gap Year In Israel”

Deciding what gap year travel kit to take on your adventures is initially straightforward. You’ll probably begin by selecting everything you’ve ever […]
August 21, 2017

“What To Leave Behind On Your Year In Israel”

Packing for a beach vacation is easy: sunscreen, sandals, swimsuit, sunglasses, something else starting with S and you’re all set! […]
August 15, 2017

“Why Mobile Hotspots Are Amazing When Traveling to Israel”

Traveling to Israel is totally amazing! Until you come home to that huge cellphone bill. Read this guide before you […]
August 14, 2017
globally connected

“How To Stay Connected While In Israel”

Today nearly half of all teenagers in the United States check their social media several times per day. Facebook trumps […]