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Where to stay in Jerusalem

Where to stay in Jerusalem

One of the oldest cities in the world, and a holy site for three major world religions, Jerusalem is a place many want to visit. Spring and fall are excellent times to visit Jerusalem, just beware of any religious holidays that fall in these timeframes. There are also great day trips from Jerusalem, including a visit to the Dead Sea and Tel Aviv. You will want an idea of your Jerusalem itinerary before deciding where to stay in Jerusalem, as public transportation isn’t widespread here. However, the best Jerusalem neighborhoods are centrally located near all of the main attractions, so it is not hard to find Jerusalem hotels in a convenient location. Best of all, you have an excellent selection of Jerusalem accommodation, no matter your budget. There are 5-star luxury hotels, backpacker hostels and everything in between. Use our tips below to find the best place to stay in…
The Ultimate Guide to Tel Aviv

The Ultimate Guide to Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is the coolest city you’ll visit in Israel. It’s modern, vibrant, and full of character. It’s often referred to as the “White City” because of the color of Bauhaus architecture style buildings that dominate the cityscape. Once you start wandering the streets of Tel Aviv, you won’t feel surrounded by white buildings. Street art is one of the main Tel Aviv attractions, aside from the beach. Yeah, you read that right. The beach is a staple of Tel Aviv culture, and the climate of the city makes them a great place to spend your time no matter when you come. If you want to really experience what Israel has to offer, you can’t miss Tel Aviv. There are so many unique things to do in Tel Aviv, so it won’t take you long to fall in love. Plan your trip to Israel Need data for your trip to…

The Ultimate Guide to Jerusalem

Jerusalem is an ancient city that has an incredibly rich and fascinating past due to its renown as being one of the holiest sites for Islam, Judaism and Christianity, drawing countless numbers of religious pilgrims from each of the religions to the city every year. The Old City dates back to more than 3,000 years and the original city walls were built in 1538 by Suileman the Magnificent. The most important sites for the three religions include the Temple Mount, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, to name but a few. Jerusalem is actually home to over 2,000 archaeological sites., it also boasts over 60 museums and 70 cultural centres and history buffs and religious pilgrims will not be disappointed. There is also more on offer than just religious tourism. The lively atmosphere of the city, great food and culture means that there…
Where to stay in Tel Aviv

Where to stay in Tel Aviv

A visit to Tel Aviv offers a unique cultural and culinary experience to anyone who visits. It is a surprisingly modern Mediterranean city, with beaches that draw tourists from all over the world. The New York Times called Tel Aviv the “Mediterranean Capital of Cool” and it was named “One of the Ten Best Beach Cities in the World” by National Geographic magazine. As you plan your visit to one of Israel’s largest cities, we’ve written a Tel Aviv neighborhoods guide to help you find the best places to stay in Tel Aviv. Once you’ve selected the Tel Aviv district to stay in, we recommend several Tel Aviv hotels for all budget ranges. We will cover off all types of Tel Aviv accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Tel Aviv hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Tel Aviv, the best Tel Aviv hotels, best places in…

10 of the most stunning beaches in Israel

Israel is known for many beautiful things—Masada, the Sea of Galilee, and Gal Gadot. But perhaps the most spectacular locales you will find, from the top of Israel to the bottom, are its gorgeous beaches. Plan your trip to Israel Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Israel: 10 day Israel itinerary in 20 pictures 5 Recommended Trips In Israel Our Guide To Jerusalem’s Top Five Highlights The Ultimate Guide to Jerusalem Where to stay in Jerusalem Where to stay in Tel Aviv The Ultimate Guide to Tel Aviv Achziv Beach The Achziv Beach, located in the Western Galilee, is part of Achziv…
5 Recommended Things to do In Israel

5 Recommended Things to do In Israel

Israel is home to hundreds of fascinating attractions, offering a little of something for everyone. From Biblical ruins to cosmopolitan cities and beautiful beaches, you are spoilt for choice. If you're coming for a visit, be sure to stay for more than just a few days, since there is so much to explore. If you need some ideas for where to go, check out our top five recommended things to do in Israel. Plan your trip to Israel Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Israel: 10 of the most stunning beaches in Israel Our Guide To Jerusalem’s Top Five Highlights The Ultimate…
Our Guide To Jerusalem’s Top Five Highlights

Our Guide To Jerusalem’s Top Five Highlights

Many people never consider visiting Israel. But this tiny country has a bucket load of things to see. The list is extensive, so I thought I would help you at least pick one major destination in the country to start your travel. Jerusalem is as ancient as they come and no visit to Israel would be complete without a visit to this old and historic city.  There is plenty more then 5 things to see in the city alone, but this will be at least a good start. Read more on Israel: 5 Recommended Trips In Israel 10 of the most stunning beaches in Israel The Ultimate Guide to Jerusalem Where to stay in Jerusalem Where to stay in Tel Aviv The Ultimate Guide to Tel Aviv Eat hummus & baklava No visit to Israel would be complete without eating some of the local delicacies. In my mind the two…