The coolest hotels in Israel
While there are many things to do in Israel it is essential to cover all the bases and find a place to relax after a long day of travel. While the big hotel chains like the Carltons, Sheratons, and tons of anything-that-ends-in-tons are a safe bet when you visit Israel, sometimes you want to spice things up.
Feet first: how to navigate five Israeli cities by foot
Touring an entire city in Israel can be overwhelming, especially when it includes any combination of busses, children, and heat. Instead of navigating public transportation and visiting been-there-before museums, try out one of these minitineraries (mini itineraries), which offer a by-foot tour around notable areas.
Eating and drinking in Israel
The 11 most-loved restaurants in Israel by local chefs
We found out where local Israeli chefs love to eat in our extensive “Where Israeli chefs eat” article. Now, we’ve analyzed the results and come up with the 11 most common restaurants in Israel chosen by yours truly. Hipster bites, Asian delights, Tel Aviv street food, hummus hotspots and everything in between, check out the most popular dining establishments among Israeli chefs when off-duty.
The best restaurants in Tel Aviv to get your sushi fix
The words “sushi” and “Israel” might not bring to mind a usual pairing, but since when do Tel Avivians strive for ordinary? Recently, from Japanese street food to tantalizing Thai, an Asian invasion has been taking over the Tel Aviv restaurant scene.
The best of Israel
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.
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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.