Israel has been the cross roads between the Arab peninsular and the Europe in the west and the traders from the East. There are so many layers of history here, accumulated over thousands of years. This makes it so interesting to travel in Israel.
Tel Aviv is a bustling city with great night life and sophisticated restaurants. They host fabulous beach parties along with their Mediterranean beaches. In the summer, make sure you have dinner at one of the beach front restaurants.
Besides nightclubs, Tel Aviv boasts several top museums, theatres and galleries. It is the second largest city and also their financial center but it's also one of the most popular places for visitors.
Scuba Dive in the Red Sea in Eilat
This is the top destination for scuba divers and people who love the sea. Just off the coast here is a large coral reef with an unmatched array of sea life. It's a gorgeous resort city in the Southern part of the country with the perfect climate.
If you like history, Eilat is also home to Solomon's Pillars, the world's oldest copper mines.
Float in the dead sea
This has to be on everyone's bucket list, to float in the Dead Sea. The high salinity of the sea water is what makes you float. Smother yourself with the mineral rich Dead Sea mud and relax. Your skin will thank you for it.
Visit the Old City in Jerusalem
You will find the Wailing Wall in the Old City, somewhere that most visitors will head straight to when they arrive in Jerusalem. You should also visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the holiest Christian sites, where the church of Jesus is supposed to be located.
After that, explore the Old Bazaar, which is the site of Jesus' crucifixion.
For food lovers, there is a very good food tour that takes you around some top places in Jerusalem.
Baha’i Gardens in Haifa
The beautiful Baha’i gardens is a place of pilgrimage to the people of the Baha’i Faith. They have built a stunning garden here which draws not just the pilgrims but lots of other visitors too.
Best things to eat in Israel. Israeli food has not been talked about that much but they are doing some stunning things in the name of gastronomy. These are the top Israeli food that you should not miss when you visit.
Israeli Food Tips:
Tel Aviv street food is a really innovative take on the classics. You should seek out Mifgash Haosher, which serves a falafel in pita with a fresh salad.
Hummus here is different and is served with raw onions drizzled with olive oil.
Try Malawach, a round pastry that can be served sweet or savoury.
Lamb Shawarmas, sliced and served in a pita are enjoyed everywhere. This the local's favorite fast food.
Don't miss Kanafeh Pastries, made with shredded pastry, soft cheese and a sweet syrup.
When you get to Israel, don't worry about staying connected being able to post all the gorgeous Instagram shots that you will inevitably take. You can order a 4G SIM card and collect it at the Ben Gurion Airport when you arrive.