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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

Take a drive from Jerusalem

Take a drive from Jerusalem January 15, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
You don’t have to drive too far out of Jerusalem to get a completely different view of Israel.  Many Israelis view Jerusalem as a separate entity from the rest of the country, so it’s worth descending from the hilltop city to get a different perspective. One of the most dramatic directions...

Jerusalem: A Day Trip for Wine, Cheese…and Humous

Jerusalem: A Day Trip for Wine, Cheese…and Humous January 11, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Everyone knows all about Jerusalem’s multitude of holy sites; historical places and interesting museums, but few people know that less than an hour’s drive away, visitors can enjoy a relaxing day touring boutique wineries and goat cheese farms set in scenery that rivals that of Provence or...

Jerusalem: Winter Weekend Getaways

Jerusalem: Winter Weekend Getaways December 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
The first thing visitors notice about weekends in Israel is that the weekend starts on Thursday night.  Friday and Saturday are weekend days; Sunday is a regular work day. Weekend rates for getaways are for Friday and Saturday. A favorite weekend getaway for Jerusalemites is the Dead Sea.  The resort...

Jerusalem,Israel: Five Great Places to Propose

Jerusalem,Israel: Five Great Places to Propose November 28, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
While Jerusalem may not be thought of as the most romantic city in the world, there’s no denying that it’s one of the most historic and meaningful places on the planet, so why not plan on making one of the most meaningful declarations of your life and propose there? There are some astoundingly...

Jerusalem, Israel: What to Pack for Winter in Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Israel: What to Pack for Winter in Jerusalem November 20, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Think of the Middle East and the first thing that probably comes to mind is heat, desert, camels…it’s doubtful you’ll be thinking about a rain hat or a heavy coat, but that’s what you’ll need to bring along if a trip to Jerusalem in the winter is in your future. Jerusalem...

Jerusalem’s Shrine of the Book:Home of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Jerusalem’s Shrine of the Book:Home of the Dead Sea Scrolls September 28, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The most ancient Biblical scrolls ever discovered have been housed in the specially designed Shrine of the Book at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum since 1965. The Shrine is kept at a perfect temperature for preservation of the ancient scrolls by continual jets of cool water streaming down on the structure. Dating...

Jerusalem, Israel: Best Budget Accommodation

September 27, 2011 | Hotels, Travel Tips | Read More
Budget travelers will have to search a bit for affordable accommodation in Jerusalem, but it can be found and may even make your trip to Israel more interesting than a stay in one of the deluxe hotels. If you plan on spending most of your time in and around the Old City, there are a number of clean,...

Using Public Transportation in Jerusalem

Using Public Transportation in Jerusalem September 26, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Jerusalem‘s public transportation system is undergoing significant changes–the much-awaited Light Rail project got underway in mid-August and is still in the testing phase.  Once the system is fully operational, many of the city’s bus lines will change routes and numbers and a period...
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