Tel Aviv and Israel Blog

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Fun Virtual Tour to Israel

A virtual tour to Israel can be a fun way to discover Israel from home, without flying thousands of miles. First stop: A one hour interactive tour of old Jaffa.

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Ben Gurion Airport – Everything You Need to Know

Israel's Ben Gurion airport offers some convenient perks that are not common in other airports: free wireless internet access, free luggage trolleys and 24-hour duty free shopping.

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Israel Currency - Everything You Need to Know For Your Trip to Israel

Find out everything you need to know about the Israel currency, exchanging money, using credit cards in Israel and local automated teller machines (ATMs).

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About the Israel Electric Plug

Find out in advance about the Israel electric plug and voltage requirements, so you bring whatever adaptors and converters you will need from home.

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Top Midrange Hotels of Jerusalem

Here is our handpicked list of the seven best midrange hotels of Jerusalem. Review the location, maps, facilities and photos to find the hotel that suits you.

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Nazareth in Israel

Nazareth in Israel is one of the most important cities in Christianity. Besides its Christian heritage, there are fun markets and great Middle Eastern food.

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Caesarea in Israel makes the NY Times List of Places to Go!


This month, the NY Times selected the historic city of Caesarea in Israel as one of the places to go in 2020! In fact, the NY Times names Caesarea "on par with the Acropolis in Athens" because of its astounding Roman ruins. There is lots to explore in this ancient port city just 40 minutes north of Tel Aviv.

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Rosh Hanikra Israel

Rosh Hanikra Israel is one of the wonders of nature in the north. Enjoy spectacular views as you ride on a cable car to shore and explore amazing sea caves.

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