Tips & Tricks
Masada Tour – through the tour outfit GoJerusalem.com, tourists can see the historic site Masada (as well as the Dead Sea). On this daylong tour, you’ll make an ear-popping descent from the cosmopolitan bustle of Jerusalem or Tel Aviv into the stark and harshly beautiful wastes of the Judean Desert, popular through the ages among […]
Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon (Tel Aviv) – this is Israel’s top running event, held every February and attracting joggers from all over the world. The run starts in Charles Clore Park and takes runners through the streets of Tel-Aviv and along the city’s sea coast. As many as 35,000 runners participate. This event is a […]
Purim (Tel Aviv) – for those interested in both a taste of Jewish culture, as well as partaking in festivities, this holiday, which goes back thousands of years, is a great start. Purim takes place every March (a 7-9 day event). Even though Purim is celebrated throughout Israel, Tel Aviv and its cosmopolitan atmosphere is […]
Old Jaffa Tour (Jaffa / Tel Aviv area) – Jaffa, located in the southern part of Tel Aviv, is a port that goes back thousands in years in time (mentioned in the biblical stories of Solomon, Jonah, and St. Peter). The local travel firm “Shuk TLV Tours” (www.shuktlv.co.il) conducts guided tours of Old Jaffa and […]
Ramat Gan Safari (Bernstein Street, Ramat Gan) – located just outside of downtown Tel Aviv, this 250-acre space is an African safari-style zoo, which houses over 1,600 species of animals including 68 species of mammals, 130 species of fowl and 25 species of reptiles. The zoo contains animals from Africa and beyond, notably home to […]
Techno 293 European Championships (Nautical Centre, Eilat) – this is a major windsurfing competition for pro windsurfers under the age of 17, with over 15 countries, along with Israel, participating (including USA, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Argentina, among others). The levels of competition include Youth Boys, Youth Girls, Junior Boys and Junior Girls.