This time of year is perfect for desert trekking and we should really make the most of it before the hot summer creeps up on us. Look at this great list of ideas! Courtesy of Brian Blum, Israel21c. Mount Zefachot Amram’s Pillars The Black Canyon The Red Canyon Timna Park Ein Avdat National Park Nachal…

If you grew up outside of Israel, strawberries were always available. Week in and week out those red juicy looking fruits could be purchased at any supermarket….but here in Israel we wait (im)patiently until our home grown strawberry season begins and you just can’t beat the taste of fresh strawberries in Israel especially after the long…

Special guest post by ‘TovainIsrael’ Machane Yehuda: The Shuk. Jerusalem’s outdoor market. Call it what you want, but it may very well be my favorite place in Yerushalayim. Since my first trip 5 1/2 months ago with a private tour given to me by my nephew, Chaim, I have been back weekly, sometimes, two or…

Guest Post by Deborah Moher at The Culture Trip – February 16, 2016. Featured image courtesy of Beit HaGefen/Instagram Israel is a family friendly place, and there are dozens of festivals and events all-year round that are designed to entertain families with kids. Having a big family can be a challenge, and keeping a wide range of ages…

On 30th July, 2015, Channel Ten’s Barcode program televised a report into the amount of bacteria present in the sprinkler parks that have become so popular for families looking for a free or low cost way to cool off during the hot summer. Sadly the results were very disappointing and they are warning everyone that certain…

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