Collected by Xochitl Cazador
Jerusalem is considered one of the most spiritual cities in the world and sacred to all religions for its significant monuments, mostly centered in the Old City. Tour the four quarters in the Old City. Walk through Via Dolorosa till you reach the...
The City of Nazareth, located in the Galilee, the Northern part of Israel, is the largest Israeli Arab city. It is one of the best known towns among Christians as it is where Jesus grew up. The city has more than twenty churches and the grandest...
Ein Shaviv St 70, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel
The rock of Masada which is towering almost 1000ft above the Dead Sea shore is one of the most impressive archeological sites in Israel. It is known for its flat top and the remarkable role it played in the Jewish history. (The siege of Masada by...
Ma'alot Ir David St, Jerusalem
Jerusalem at Night and Jerusalem during day time can feel completely different. The walls around the old city and the Tower of David are illuminated when it's getting darker, and it creates a holy, at-awe and a romantic experience. Take a stroll...
The city of Safed is located on a hilltop in the Galilee, overlooking mount Meron, a mountain where the mystical texts of the Kabbalah were written. When you walk along the narrow cobblestone streets of the old part of the city, visit the various...
Shoonah Janoobiah District, Jordan
Amid a desolate sweep of scrubby plains, nudged next to the border with Israel and the Palestinian Territories, is one of Jordan's most important holy sites. This is where, most scholars agree, John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ and where,...
Barzilai St 1, יפו, Israel
Israel is known as a coffee culture and the Israelis are taking their coffee seriously. The most popular kinds are Middle Eastern coffee (botz in hebrew), Turkish coffee and the Viennese style coffee (cafe hafuch in hebrew). The majority of coffee...
Neharde'a St, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Next time you travel to Israel and interested in an exceptional and different dining experience, I highly recommend to check the new website of EatWith, to book a dinner with locals. EatWith is a global community (started in Israel) that invites...
Shopping in the food markets of other countries is always interesting to us. Across the street from the Mahane Yehuda Market, aka the Shuk, is a small shop called The World Spices. We found several spices that were new to us, including a Moroccan...
האשכול 4 שוק, Jerusalem, Israel
At the center of Machane Yehuda Market is Azura, a legendary mainstay of Jerusalem for both locals and visitors. Since before the state of Israel was founded, Azura has been serving diners a wide variety of homemade Middle Eastern food, including...
שדרות, Mamilla Rd 8, Jerusalem, 9414904, Israel
Don’t let the word mall mislead you—this new upscale shopping street is an open-air bazaar with 140-plus cafés, restaurants, shops and boutiques. Designed by noted architect Moshe Safdie, the modern multiuse development incorporates 19th-century...
Beit Ya'akov St 10, Jerusalem, Israel
Inspired by the produce at the nearby Machane Yehuda Market, the menu and the atmosphere at Machneyuda reflect a lively dialogue between haute cuisine and home cooking. The personable and animated chefs collaborate on the menu and may...
Agripas St 90, Jerusalem, Israel
Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem is a gastronome's heaven. We picked up hummus with whole chickpeas, green tahini, sun-dried tomatoes, pesto and spicy roasted peppers from Chai Boneh Delicatessen as well as fruits and olives and kept it all in...
The Church of the Visitation honors the visit paid by Mary, Jesus' mother, to Elizabeth, John the Baptist's mother (Luke 1:39-56). This is the site where tradition states that Mary recited her song of praise, the Magnificat, one of the most...
Jaffa, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Jaffa is an old city port adjoins to Tel Aviv and it is a mixed city of Arabs and Jews. The legend says that Japheth, the son of Noah, found a pleasant hill overlooking a bay and settled down, naming the place 'Yafo'. This is one of the oldest...
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
There is no better way to end the day and decompress than watching the sun goes down from the beach. Even better when you watch the sunset with your love ones. The good thing in Israel is that it has 125 miles of golden sun soaked beaches, which...
HaYarkon St 205, Tel Aviv-Yafo, 6340506, Israel
While Jerusalem is the official capital of Israel, Tel Aviv is considered to be the capital of style and culture. Enjoy starting your day with a stroll along the beach or a great, rich breakfast in one of many outdoor cafes along some of the...
Yavne St 21, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Located in Alma Boutique Hotel, Alma Lounge is a bohemian chic space with a mix of Georgian inspired furniture blended with local contemporary Art. The chef, Yonatan Roshfeld, is a well known figure in Israel and the restaurant is one of the most...
Olei Zion St, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
The flea market in Jaffa is one of the most trendiest and hype locations in Jaffa, Tel Aviv. Filled with various antique stores, the market is a buzzing place especially during the weekdays (closed on Saturday) and crowded with some interesting...
Sheinkin St 44, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Delicatessen Coffee Bar, Deli and restaurant is located in a two story building in the center of Tel Aviv, few blocks away from Rotschild Blvd. Delicatessen has a cheese collection from all over the world, wine, great bakery, fresh fruits and...
Kalischer St 25, Yafo, 6516505, Israel
Built in the 1910's, the Big Synagogue in Allenby street is one of the known monuments in Tel Aviv which serves as a cultural and religious center for the many residents in the area. When it was constructed,it’s beautiful dome stood in stark...
מתחם גולדה מאיר, שדרות שאול המלך 27, תל אביב יפו, Israel
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art has doubled its exhibition space only recently with the compilation of the new building, designed by the American architect Preston Scott Cohen. The innovative building became an International landmark and attracts a lot...
Rothschild Blvd, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Rothschild Blvd is a real gem of Bauhaus architecture. A tree-lined boulevard with old trees, lined with benches and dotted with outdoor coffee kiosks and some chess tables. This is one of the most charming places to stroll, bicycle and hang out....
Maze St 7, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
“An intimate bookstore and coffee shop with a quiet patio for read- ing, the Bookworm is the place to buy art, design, photography, and architecture books. The shop often stocks the book we wrote, The Practice.”—Architect Irene Kronenberg on Tel...
Rabbi Yohanan St 8, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Every time I visit the flea market in Jaffa, I must stop for a cup of coffee or a bite at Pua restaurant. The space looks like a retro apartment my grandparents used to have, filled with furnitures and decorations well collected from the vintage...
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