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Explore the Christian Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

Explore the Christian Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem April 11, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Explore the Christian Quarter of the Old City, Jerusalem

Explore the Christian Quarter of the Old City, Jerusalem March 8, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Five Romantic Restaurants in Jerusalem

Five Romantic Restaurants in Jerusalem December 28, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Jerusalem has a number of restaurants scattered throughout the city that fit the ‘romantic’ category.  That means they’re small; quiet with discreet service; have a to-die-for view or a secluded, exotic location and a menu that includes some luscious foods and heady wine that will...

Best Views in Jerusalem

Best Views in Jerusalem November 5, 2011 | What's New | Read More
There’s a lot to take in in Jerusalem, and whether you’re a casual traveler who’s come to see the sights; a pilgrim focused on experiencing the city where two of the world’s major religions were born or someone who wants to understand more about this city that’s always in...

Jerusalem, Israel: Free Things to Do

Jerusalem, Israel: Free Things to Do July 23, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Like many capital cities, Jerusalem offers up a plethora of free things to do. You’ve spent enough money getting here and paying for a hotel or an apartment in the holy city — you don’t need to lay out hundreds more dollars, pounds, or shekel to enjoy everything Jerusalem has to offer. Old...

Total Lunar Eclipse Over Israel this Wednesday, June 15

Total Lunar Eclipse Over Israel this Wednesday, June 15 June 13, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Along with most of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Israel will experience a total lunar eclipse this coming Wednesday evening. Kind of ironic, given that it’s also the opening night of Jerusalem’s popular Festival of Light! As tens of thousands of visitors descend on the Old City to enjoy...

Avoid Post-Passover and Easter Blues in the Holy Land

Avoid Post-Passover and Easter Blues in the Holy Land April 25, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
More than 50,000 Jews came to the Western Wall for the Blessing of the Priests last Thursday. Tens of thousands of Christians mobbed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Via Dolorosa during Easter celebrations — but now the festivities are drawing to a close, as the Passover holiday ends on...

Last Minute Passover in Jerusalem Details

Last Minute Passover in Jerusalem Details April 18, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Stores and restaurants are closing down for the Passover holiday that begins Monday night with the Seder.  Most will stay closed and reopen on Wednesday. A few holiday events we missed in our last blog: Wednesday, April 20: In the plaza in front of Jaffa Gate an all day holiday happening that includes...

Passover and Holy Week in Jerusalem: What You Need to Know

Passover and Holy Week in Jerusalem: What You Need to Know April 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Passover and Holy Week are among the busiest and most exciting times of the year in Jerusalem. The convergence of pilgrims descending on the Holy City from every corner of the world and the multitude of Christian and Jewish rituals observed during the coming week can be overwhelming — but they...

Best and Worst Times to Do Things in Jerusalem

Best and Worst Times to Do Things in Jerusalem April 6, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Jerusalem definitely has its own rhythm–as a city that’s home to three of the world’s major religions, there are certain times of day, days of the week, seasons of the year when you’ll either want to make a point of visiting certain sites in the city, or, you’ll want to...
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