Travel Tips

Coming to Israel soon? Or just want to know great events happening here in Israel? Discover and be amazed at our list of amazing events happening all over Israel

December 19, 2018

I Visited the Bahá’í Gardens for the First Time – It Was Magic

The Bahai Gardens represents the Bahai message of beauty, freedom, and balance. Just like the first three major monotheistic religions, Israel was chosen as the place of pilgrimage for the Bahai faith as well.
November 28, 2018
Channukah

Outdoor Channukah Activities With the Kids

Channukah is coming and to help us find some fun places to go with your kids in Israel we brought in a guest blogger. Dad in Israel
August 26, 2018
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Israeli Comedy in English
You Didn’t Know Existed

Much of the Israeli humor is linked to a long dark Jewish history. So there was a choice to be made: either get depressed or laugh about it! One thing is sure, Israelis are tough enough to laugh till the bitter end!
July 11, 2018
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5 [Sababa] Reasons to Get You Pumped for Your Year in Israel

You just finished high school and are about to embark on an exciting gap year in Israel— THE place for all things spiritual, fun, innovative and... HUMMUS!
April 29, 2018

Israel’s Guide To The Ultimate Vegan Ice Cream Spots

Summer is no stranger in Israel. Where the sun shines on most days of the year, you have to find ways to keep yourself cool. And what better way to do that than ice-cream? We can’t think of one. Gone are the days when you simply had to choose between chocolate and vanilla. As part of the culinary revolution the world is undergoing nowadays, vegan ice-cream had changed immensely. Complex and strange flavors, interesting textures, prime materials – these are now cornerstones of a good ice-cream parlor. Here are the best vegan places in Israel to lick some sweet and savory ice-cream.
April 23, 2018

Get To Know Tel-Aviv’s Street Library Culture

It’s a novel idea based on the honesty system, so no library cards required. There isn't even a librarian manning the book cart! Book lovers now have the freedom to go up and choose their title, take it and are asked to simply return it when they’re done or replace it with another novel they’ve already finished. The best part?It’s free, it’s fun, it’s Tel Aviv!!
April 10, 2018

Fascinating Hebrew Words That Don’t Have A Direct Translation In English

The Hebrew language has many magnificent words that simply don’t hold the same greatness when translated to English. Here are my favorite expressions.
March 6, 2018

Uncover The Hidden World Of Jerusalem

We all know that each city we visit has its “must-see” sites and attractions. First-time visitors to Jerusalem usually go to the Western Wall, the Old City market and the Tower of David, to name a few of the city’s most famous landmarks.I recently set out on a special mission to uncover the hidden world of Jerusalem. Forget about the Nahalat Shiva, Western Wall or Machne Yehuda Market. Check out some of Jerusalem’s most intriguing and bizarre spots. These quirky places truly capture the complex and diverse character of this city.
January 21, 2018

Go South–Go Explore: Israel’s Hidden Treasure

The Arava and the Negev Plateau are among the most fascinating areas of Israel. In Israel, “desert” doesn’t mean “desolate.” The sandy Negev expanse that makes up more than half of Israel’s land mass encompasses fascinating vistas, history and creativity. And the relatively short and temperate winter months are the best times to visit. For tourists, there’s never been more to experience in the Arava: ancient archeology, timeless Bedouin hospitality, funky eco-art, hiking, biking, horseback riding, bountiful farms, birdwatching and lots of activities for children, including ice-cream workshops. Keep reading to find out our insider’s guide to exploring Israel’s hidden secrets.
January 15, 2018

Here’s Why Every Vegan Foodie Must Visit Tel Aviv

We all know that Tel Aviv is a world-famous foodie city, but here’s something you might not know: Tel Aviv is one of the most vegan friendly cities in the world! The days when vegan food meant a bowl of greens are over! Today you can find in almost every restaurant innovative, delicious and nutritious vegan options, from the basic salads and sandwiches to more elaborate dishes So whether you are a vegan, a vegetarian, or just love trying new things, you have to check out the restaurants in our guide to the Best Vegan Restaurants in Tel Aviv. So, here is our selection of the trendiest vegan spots in Tel Aviv.
January 11, 2018
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Chase Away Winter Chills With A Bowl of Israeli Soup

Winter time in Israel is known to bring on a strong chill. You know winter has arrived when you here every Israeli come and ask what the soup of the day is; thus the soup obsession begins. As we get deeper into winter, here are the best soup joints to visit when in need of a warm and comforting bite. So warm up like a local Israeli with these infamous soup restaurants.
January 7, 2018

How To Explore Israel Like A True Israeli: Top Do’s And Dont’s

So you're planning a trip to Israel, but you most definitely know that you don’t want to seem like a tourist when you arrive. So here we go! Here are the top things you should avoid doing starting with when you land. Let's start with the easy ones: Do not try out your Krav Maga moves on the customs officials at Ben-Gurion Airport. Do not look for camels at the airport. Do not look for olive oil on the Mount of Olives. Do not confuse the Via Dolorosa with Via Veneto. Also do not pet the jellyfish. But then there are the less obvious don'ts...like not paying for an overpriced (and maybe overrated) hotel room in Tel Aviv, and more.