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The Guide to Israel

Judean Desert Ein Gedi
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The Judean Desert – What To Do, See & Expect

The Judean Desert is a stunning wilderness stretching from East Jerusalem to the Dead Sea, where it meets the Negev in the south. This breathtaking expanse, referred to as Yeshimon (desert or wildland), is laden with mountains, deep ravines, sweeping dunes, and bundles of rock, intersected with pockets of lush greenery and seasonal streams.

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Everything You Need To Navigate Israel Public Transport

Israel’s public transport has come on leaps and bounds over the last few decades, with the introduction of new train lines, bus routes, and even rentable bikes and scooters across various cities making this compact, yet diverse country, more and more accessible. Israel’s modern and ever-growing transportation network navigates visitors across most parts of the country without much hassle, and inter-city travel, such as with Jerusalem and Tel Aviv public transportation, has never been more swift!

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All the Best Sites for Diving in Eilat

Israel’s southernmost city of Eilat, resting in the Negev Desert, is located on the cusp of the Red Sea—and with year-round sunshine, a glistening waterfront, tax-free shopping, and effervescent nightlife, it’s no wonder the city is a magnet for both locals and tourists. Temperatures easily surpass 100°F in summer, but thankfully, the water is always within reach to cool down.

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best time to go to israel
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Weather in Israel – Winter VS Summer. When Is the Best Time To Go to Israel?

Israel is synonymous with its magnificent weather that holds up for most of the year, meaning the best time to go to Israel is any time!. Even in the winter, sunshine is known to break through the clouds and gleam its light across regions north to south of the country. Also, Israel’s temperatures by month vary, depending on the region and time of year.

You may think summer is the best time to go to Israel and you’re not wrong, but the winter months are just as enthralling and are a welcome opportunity to escape the sweltering heat the summer months bring. With many sites and cultural landmarks to explore, there are also many special events to attend that time of year.

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abraham day trips from tel aviv
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Abraham Day Trips From Tel Aviv

Abraham Tours offers affordable, expert-led day trips from Tel-Aviv spanning the entire country and nearby regions. Whether it’s day trips to discover the sights, smells, and history of a new city, or a three-day tour delving deeper into the magnificent regions this spellbinding country has to offer, we have it all!

There really is no better way to explore this breathtakingly beautiful land than with Abraham’s trips department from Tel Aviv. Here’s a taster of what awaits.

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Honeymoon in Israel
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How to Experience the Perfect Honeymoon in Israel

Israel is the idyllic setting for both a romantic and meaningful honeymoon as a married couple.
Despite its small size, this breathtaking country brims with fascinating and unique wonders.
Captivating culture, historical marvels, delectable cuisine, sublime nature, and glorious yearround weather, there is nowhere quite like Israel.
Whether it’s a month-long trip or a whirlwind vacation, the possibilities are endless. Here is
how to soak up everything this exhilarating country has to offer as you honeymoon in Israel.

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Jordan Tours From Israel
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What To Know About Jordan Tours From Israel, & Traveling To Jordan

Backpackers could spend a lifetime exploring Israel and all its wonders, but just to the west of Israel sits Jordan, a country which is rich with culture and history, and is a perfect destination for travelers. Since Jordan is so vast and many of the best sites to see are far from each other, many travelers consider Jordan tours from Israel, especially when it comes to visiting Petra, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the new seven wonders of the world.

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Corona Guide to Israel

Last updated March 1st 2022

Abraham here with some great news: after Israel’s latest closure to tourists, the country is once again opening its borders. This means international tourists and backpackers can travel to Israel once again, and we couldn’t be more excited!

Truth be told, our hostels have been lonely without their usual community of travelers from around the world. While our staff and Israeli guests are awesome, international travelers really are the lifeblood of Abraham Hostels.

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israeli art
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Best Israeli Art Museums And Galleries

Israel is known for its incredible food, deep history, archeological wonders and stunning landscapes, but what you might not realize is that Israel has an art scene that is vibrant and one-of-a-kind. There are incredible Israeli art museums and galleries all over the country, which feature the works of Israeli artists as well as international artists. From massive museums to boutique galleries, there is artwork in every corner of the country. Israeli art also spans from ancient to modern, and you can find all kinds of art, in all mediums and forms.

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The New Responsible Tourist: How Travelers Want To Become More Responsible

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic transformed the world, and that it transformed the way people travel. Yes, people still want to get out there, and as we like to say, “stop working and start traveling,” but things are definitely a little different now. Not only is the world different, but travel is very different, as are the habits of travelers. But as it turns out, some of these changes might actually be for the better, because they have to do with one of our favorite things: being a responsible tourist.

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