Israel

 

Done with all the touristy things to do in Israel and ready for an off the beaten path adventure to learn more about the Gaza-Israel conflict and people’s daily life in the shade of the wall? In this blog about my trip to the Gaza border I will show you what it is really like.

 

Tel Aviv is one of the most vibrant cities in the world located on the Mediterranean coast in central-west Israel. Getting yourself a little piece of heaven away from the hustle and bustle is a real treat, so therefore I checked in to the Renoma Hotel Tel Aviv and this is my review.

 

Ever wondered why Israel has become such a good culinary destination? When I mention Israeli food, you might only think of hummus, pita and falafel but that’s a real understatement. The Israeli cuisine has a lot more to offer! Ever heard of Shakshuka, Sambusak or Sabich? Discover it all on one of the below Tel Aviv food tours.

 

The Masada mountain top desert fortress is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Israel and sees many tourists on a daily basis. The sunrise hike up to the fortress on top of the Masada Mountain is regarded as one of the best things to do in Israel. So when traveling to Israel soon put this on your bucketlist to see the sunrise over the Dead Sea.

 

Two and half year after my first visit to Israel I finally came back. It took a little while but the National Security officers let me in. No wonder they had a lot of questions, I just returned from a trip to Syria and I must say apart from the endless waiting, they were really nice to me. But hello Tel Aviv I was back…

Surprisingly Israel is NOT a cheap country, but luckily prepaid sim cards in Israel are cheap! So avoid high roaming cost when traveling to Israel and get yourself a local sim card with data on arrival or order one online. In this blog I will tell you everything buying a sim card in Israel: up to date prices, where to buy one, the best 5G network, how to order an Israel sim card online and much more tips.

This blog is updated with the latest info and prices as per July 2021!

Traveling to Israel soon and flying to Tel Aviv Airport? This is your guide for buying a local sim card at Ben Gurion International Airport. Don't get stuck with high roaming costs, a local sim card is the best way to stay connected on your trip to Israel. I will tell you where to go, which is the best sim card deal, the best network and everything else you need to know about buying a sim card for Israel at Tel Aviv Airport.

This article is updated with the latest information and prices as per June 2021.

If you are looking for a unique experience then you should consider a trip to Israel, a country full of contrasts. In May 2017 and August 2019 I was able to visit Israel and had such amazing experiences that I could come up with a ton of reasons why you should also travel to Israel. Like everywhere else there are also a couple downsides about traveling to Israel, which I discuss at the end of this travel blog. But most of all this is a unique place to visit.

No need to tell you where to find the Western Wall in Jerusalem and the beaches in Tel Aviv, but there are so many more cool things to do in Israel that not everyone has heard of yet. What about amazing national parks, zip lining, mountain tops with amazing views, spectacular roman amphitheaters, scuba diving, or even skiing. In this most complete Israel travel guide about all the places to visit you can find it all.

Are you up for going to the Midburn Festival in Israel? What is that? The second biggest Burning Man Festival after the original one in the US. What? Damn of course I want to go, where do I buy tickets… Two weeks later I boarded a plane in Australia, also known as my horrortrip from Sydney to Tel Aviv to fly all the way to Israel for Midburn Israel.

The first time I visited Israel I was surprised in many ways. There were so many things I did not expect that I decided to start writing them all down. I love going to a country without any expectations, because those who have expectations can only get disappointed! Right? I found many reasons to visit Israel, but also some things I didn't like and that is how came up with this list of things to know before you travel to Israel.