Israel

Thinking of visiting Israel? Check out the advice, stories and tips I can offer after my two trips there, which have seen me visit the cities of Acre, Eilat, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, as well as important tourist attractions like the Dead Sea, Western Wall and the Old City of Jaffa. Information on traveling in the Middle East with an Israeli passport stamp.

Three Tantalizing Days in Tel Aviv

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Tel Aviv is one of only a few cities in the world I’ve visited during every phase of my travel life.

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Camels, Craters and The Healing Silence

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The heat, silence and endless horizon of the Israeli desert make the perfect healing cocktail.

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Tel Aviv’s Hidden Paradise

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The Shenkin Hotel is the perfect marriage of everything I need from a hotel and everything I love about Tel Aviv.

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The Baby Blue Birthplace of Kabbalah

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I didn’t run into Madonna, Ashton Kutcher or Demi Moore in Safed, but the birthplace of Kabbalah is fascinating enough on its own – it doesn’t need celebrities.

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How to See Everywhere in Israel

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If you’re considering a trip to Israel but aren’t sure how to make it happen, here are seven reasons I recommend you use Abraham Tours.

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The Best Hump Day Ever

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Not many people can say they spent their “hump day” in the company of dozens of Israeli camels – but I can!

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A Model for Peace in the Middle East

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Nazareth represents the future of Middle Eastern tourism, which says nothing of the example it’s setting for peace in the region.

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Past, Present and Future in Northern Israel

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Haifa is just a short day trip from some of northern Israel’s most impressive attractions, which span quite literally back to the beginning of (civilized) time.

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