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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...

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...

Jerusalem: Top 10 Places to Meet Locals

Jerusalem: Top 10 Places to Meet Locals November 11, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Israelis are known as sabras–after the yellowish/green fruit of a cactus bush that’s prickly on the outside but soft and sweet inside.  So while you may encounter brusque Israelis on your travels through the Holy Land, it’s worth spending a little time trying to get to know the locals...

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,...

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...

Best Seafood in Jerusalem

Best Seafood in Jerusalem July 13, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Yes, Tel Aviv is on the coast and Jerusalem is inland in the Judean hills far from the water, but that doesn’t mean that you should only expect to eat great seafood in Tel Aviv. If we’re talking about seafood in Israel, however, take into consideration that kosher restaurants won’t...

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut in Jerusalem

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut in Jerusalem May 6, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Spring in Israel is filled with holy days, remembrance days, and holidays.  With Passover, Easter, and Holocaust Remembrance Day behind us, the country turns to Memorial Day and Independence Day — two days of intense emotion and unique local customs. Memorial Day — Yom Hazikaron (officially...

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...

McFalafel Comes to Israel! Only 499 Calories…

McFalafel Comes to Israel! Only 499 Calories… January 20, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The McDonald’s fast food chain introduced it’s new product geared to Israeli tastes a few days ago–known as the McFalafel, the meal consists of felafel balls, Israeli salad and techina, wrapped in an Iraqi pita and costs 10NIS (about $2.85) for the 3-felafel sandwich and 16.90 (about...

Jerusalem Bus Chaos

Jerusalem Bus Chaos January 17, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of Jerusalem’s most entertaining and tasty destinations is the Machane Yehuda Market on the western side of downtown Jerusalem.  Getting there used to be a breeze as almost every bus line in the city would stop within a few hundred yards of the bustling food market. Jaffa Road Light Rail If...
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