4 Must-Try Israeli Desserts

Posted by Iris Hami

Jul 19, 2014 11:46:20 AM

Four Israeli Desserts with Strong Cultural Connections

Baklava Sampler (By stuart_spivack [CC BY SA 2.0], via flickr)

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, desserts, food, Israel, sweets, travel

Underrated Food from Israel

Posted by Iris Hami

Jul 12, 2014 11:32:51 AM

More than Hummus and Rugelach: Israel’s Culinary Heritage

When people think of Israel’s food, it’s likely they think of hummus, rugelach or falafel. But there’s a wide range of Israeli dishes that celebrate the country’s culture and heritage.  If you’re looking for a way to create memories that will last and to expand your palate as well, consider immersing yourself in the foods of the region, like the ones described below.

Seven underrated Israeli dishes

, via flickr
[box title="Cholent" style="soft" box_color="#b35500" title_color="#ffffff" radius="6"]In Israel, cholent, otherwise known as Jewish stew, is a slow-cooked meal that is extremely popular during Shabbat. In fact, the recipe was developed over the centuries to align with Jewish laws that prohibit cooking on the Sabbath. According to multiple sources, the dish boils on Friday before the Sabbath, and then is placed into a slow cooker or oven on low heat until the next day. Cholent typically includes meat, potatoes, beans and barley. However, Sephardic Jews often substitute rice for the beans and barley and chicken for the beef. They may also add whole eggs, shell included! Ashkenazi Jews often include a sausage casing or chicken neck skin stuffed with flour.[/box]
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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Facts about Israel, food, foodies, Fun stuff, Israel, Israel Travel, Uncategorized

9 Can't-Miss Photo Spots for Stunning Photographs in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami

Jun 19, 2014 11:53:58 AM

9 Can't-Miss Photo Spots in Israel

"Beach, past & present" by amira_a [CC BY 2.0], via flickr)

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Topics: Cities of Israel, Fun stuff, Israel, Israel Travel, jerusalem, photo spots, Tel Aviv

Israel Souvenir Guide

Posted by Iris Hami

May 29, 2014 11:38:27 AM

A Souvenir Guide for Travelers in Israel

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, Israel, Israel Travel, souvenir, Uncategorized

Israel Traveling Tips

Posted by Iris Hami

Apr 28, 2014 10:59:56 AM

Travel tips for Israel

Galilee

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Israel, Israel Travel, Traveling tips

Archaeological Digs in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami

Apr 10, 2014 12:16:02 PM

Archaeological Digs to Enhance Your Israel Trip

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Topics: archaeology, artifact, dig, Fun stuff, Israel, Israel Travel, stuff to do

Sites to Visit in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami

Apr 5, 2014 12:00:17 PM

Essential Israel – Must-See Sites in Israel

Camel riding is an experience you won't soon forget!

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Topics: cities, Cities of Israel, Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, Israel, Israel Travel, sites, stuff to do, vacation, visit

Israel’s Short but Packed Marathon Season

Posted by Iris Hami

Mar 12, 2014 12:31:58 PM

Israel’s Short but Packed Marathon Season

The marathon season in Israel has already begun. If your travel plans include watching, or even participating in a marathon in Israel, there are plenty on the horizon. Many of these are annual events so if you are interested in one that has already passed, chances are, registration is already open for next year.

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, Israel, Israel Travel, marathon, stuff to do

Adventure Spotlight: Four Family Adventure Destinations

Posted by Iris Hami

Mar 3, 2014 10:47:19 AM

Four Family Adventure Destinations

Whether you are in Israel alone or with family and friends, there are many adventures waiting for you. One of the best ways to see the sights and have memorable, once-in-a-lifetime experiences is by adventure touring, which pairs must-see sites with exciting, adventurous options that are suitable for the entire family.

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Topics: family adventure, Fun stuff, Israel, Israel Travel, stuff to do

Israel Spotlight: Hiking Trails

Posted by Iris Hami

Mar 1, 2014 10:45:02 AM

Four Unforgettable Hiking Trails in Israel

No matter where and how you explore Israel, there are many gorgeous sites that you won't forget anytime soon. However, if you’re an avid hiker, you’re in luck! There are thousands of miles of hiking trails in Israel for hikers of all levels to enjoy. Whether you’re going on a group hike or doing it solo, whether you’re in the mood for a short hike or an extended hiking trip, there is a trail for you. Consider one of these hiking trails the next time you’re in Israel.

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Topics: adventure, Fun stuff, hiking, Israel, Israel Travel, trails, travel

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