Your ultimate guide to Israel

Discover the best events, things to do, restaurants, music and nightlife in Israel

Fall Events - Jerusalem Guide
Things to do

Fall Events - Jerusalem Guide

All the performances, exhibitions and festivals you must not miss

A Beginner’s Guide to Beer Sheva
Things to do

A Beginner’s Guide to Beer Sheva

In recent years the capital of the desert is enjoying what seems to be the beginning of a golden era

The best things to do in Tel Aviv with out-of-towners
Things to do

The best things to do in Tel Aviv with out-of-towners

Skip the cheesy tourist traps and use our guide to some of the best galleries, restaurants, and hangout spots in town to impress your visitors with how much of an in-the-know Israeli you’ve become.

The top five beaches in Israel for surfing
Sports and fitness

The top five beaches in Israel for surfing

Surfing is more than just a pastime, it is a lifestyle, and we understand just how important location is when trying to catch those waves. 

Jerusalem in Apps
Things to do

Jerusalem in Apps

5 Recommended apps to help you explore the beautiful city with ease and comfort, while enjoying the most interesting places

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Art & Dolls Expo
News

Art & Dolls Expo

The international puppet show Art & Dolls Expo Jerusalem, which will be held in Jerusalem for the first time, will feature dozens of spectacular works

International Hot Air Balloon Festival
News

International Hot Air Balloon Festival

On August 22-23, the horizon in the northern Negev will become picturesque Hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes will take over the skies above the Habesor Park National Park 

Tel Aviv's 1st Annual Film Festival is Set to Make Some Waves
News

Tel Aviv's 1st Annual Film Festival is Set to Make Some Waves

During three nights, enjoy 8 movies from 6 continents in a festival dedicated to those who document the world of surfing

Time Out Israel Quiz
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Time Out Israel Quiz

There's no way a non-Israeli will be able to pass this quiz

The best splash pads, sprinklers, and fountains around Israel
Kids

The best splash pads, sprinklers, and fountains around Israel

They are the ultimate way to cool off for cheap! Not only will all that running and gleeful screaming tire ‘em out, it is also the ideal solution for beating the heat.

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Eating and drinking in Israel

The best chef restaurants in Israel
Restaurants

The best chef restaurants in Israel

These famous chefs have been inspired by everything from the ultimate flavors of their mother's home

The best Jerusalem restaurants
Restaurants

The best Jerusalem restaurants

Whether or not you’re looking for kosher restaurants, Jerusalem offers a wide range of options that are both

The Best Restaurants in Tel Aviv's Culinary Scene
Restaurants

The Best Restaurants in Tel Aviv's Culinary Scene

This is where to eat if you are in the mood for local delights, a fancy chef meal, Asian or Italian fare, and some hearty bistro offerings.

The best restaurants in northern Israel
Restaurants

The best restaurants in northern Israel

Tel Aviv is taking the international food scene by storm, while Jerusalem has kept things authentic, and Eilat has some mouthwatering bites on the Red Sea.

The top 19 restaurants in Israel
Restaurants

The top 19 restaurants in Israel

Any sabra worth his salt will argue that one of the top things to do in Israel is eat. And when it comes to celebrated chefs, innovative takes on Mediterranean cuisine, harvesting local raw materials and creating a joyous, fun-loving (and sharing) atmosphere, we've got all the goods. While Tel Aviv restaurants are teeming with an array of hands-down delicious options, the rest of the country also has a lot to show for when it comes to highly recommended places to eat. Here are the nineteen restaurants from A to Z, from the Galilee to the Negev to book now.

The most romantic restaurants in Israel
Restaurants

The most romantic restaurants in Israel

These romantic restaurants in Israel will surely satisfy your hunger and get you in the mood

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The best beaches in Israel
Attractions

The best beaches in Israel

Israel's beaches are more than just a place to lay out and tan. Hitting the sand is a lifestyle - where friends meet, families frolic and gym rats get fit. It’s a nexus of Israeli life, buzzing every day of the week. With access to four seas: the Mediterranean Sea, the Sea of Galilee, the Dead Sea and the Red Sea, each of the beaches in Israel offers a distinct experience. Here's your guide to the country's coastline, including the legendary beaches in Tel Aviv.

The best of Jerusalem
Things to do

The best of Jerusalem

While tourists come to Jerusalem with a blind list of ancient historical sites and holy landmarks to check off, the capital of Israel is so much more than a big wall and a Jaffa gate.

The most spectacular places to see the sunset in Israel
Things to do

The most spectacular places to see the sunset in Israel

While sunsets on the Tel Aviv beach strip are all the instagram rave, the scenic phenomenon is an Israel-wide attraction.

Ancient Israel: the lesser known archaeological sites
Attractions

Ancient Israel: the lesser known archaeological sites

Dating back thousands upon thousands of years, the archaeological sites of Ancient Israel are rife with intrigue and Jewish history.

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The Sea of Galilee: the best beaches and sites
Attractions

The Sea of Galilee: the best beaches and sites

Tel Aviv and Jerusalem may get most of the glory, but the Sea of Galilee (aka “the Kinneret”) should not be overlooked. 

The Dead Sea’s top attractions
Attractions

The Dead Sea’s top attractions

Many foreigners know this world attraction by its luxury 'Dead Sea' beauty products and salt scrubs.

The Old City Jerusalem: must-see sites
Attractions

The Old City Jerusalem: must-see sites

Though the Wailing Wall and the Kotel tunnels are vital stops when in the Holy Land, you don’t need to be religious to appreciate the splendor that the Old City Jerusalem has to offer.

The ultimate guide to Neve Tzedek
Things to do

The ultimate guide to Neve Tzedek

Shabazi Street, the main axis of Tel Aviv’s breezy Neve Tzedek neighbourhood, is brimming with covetable local and international fashion brands, designer accessories, restaurants and a touch of je ne sais quoi.

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The ultimate guide to the Jaffa Flea Market
Things to do

The ultimate guide to the Jaffa Flea Market

Set just a bit off of Tel Aviv's grid to the south, lies the antique area of Jaffa - a gem in all its historic and contemporary forms that harkens way, way back

Sex & Dating in the Holy Land
Sex and dating

Sex & Dating in the Holy Land

Tel Aviv has got it all: sex, drugs, and rock n roll...but most importantly, sex. While there are plenty of fish in the sea, it can be tough to reel in the perfect catch worthy of spending your entire Shabbat with.

Tzfat: a guide to the mystical city
Attractions

Tzfat: a guide to the mystical city

Out of the green mountains and lush winding roads of the Upper Galilee, emergesa city steeped in the history and mysticism of the Jewish people. Tzfat, one ofJudaism’s four Holy Cities, is well known as the center of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism) in Israel, where around each turn of the cobbled streets lies another mystical shop welcoming you in for a taste of 16th century spirituality. This Holy City on a hill is also home to ancient sites with panoramic views, hearty homemade yemenite food, and vibrant art galleries. Whether you come for the history or hiking, this magical city will undoubtedly leave an impression on your mind–and maybe even on your soul.

Time Out LOLs
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Time Out LOLs

We dare you not to laugh at these Time Out LOLs