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Cell Phone in Israel FAQ

Posted by Iris Hami on June 13, 2014

 

Do I need to get a cell phone for my trip to Israel? 

 So you’re going to Israel and getting conflicting information about using a cell phone in Israel.

Some have told you that your cell phone will work in Israel, others claim that they won't work. Your cell phone provider may have assured you that you cell phone will most definitely work abroad, even in Israel. Some friends may have used their own phones and returned to outrageous charges or horror stories of being disconnected. Others may have rented phones or SIM cards, and found it confusing (it's not, I promise).

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Topics: Facts about Israel, FAQ, group travel, guest posting & travel experience, Health & Safety, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

11 Steps to Traveling with Allergies

Posted by Iris Hami on May 31, 2014

11 Tips to Consider When Traveling with Allergies

 

When you’re traveling, you can’t escape certain things.  Changes in time zones, a bit of jet lag, and for many travelers, exotic foods. Food can be such an important part of the traveling experience that individuals are eager to try native foods in the country where they are traveling. This means that for individuals who have food allergies, it’s important that they take care and find ways to deal with food allergies.  Here are a few tips:

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Topics: Facts about Israel, FAQ, Fun stuff, Health & Safety, World Travel

Trivia: Petra

Posted by Iris Hami on May 24, 2014

Ten Interesting Facts about Petra

South Gate of Jerash, Jordan (By Bernard Gagnon [CC BY SA 2.0], via wikimedia commons)

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Facts about Israel, World Travel

Highlights of Jordan

Posted by Iris Hami on May 10, 2014

Highlights of Jordan

The Monastery (Al Dier) Petra, Jordan (By Dennis Jarvis [CC BY SA 2.0], via flickr)

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Topics: Facts about Israel, Israel Travel, World Travel

Trivia: Lisbon

Posted by Iris Hami on April 21, 2014

Some Trivia about Lisbon

Miradouro de Santa Caterina
(By Andrea Puggioni [CC BY 2.0], via flickr)

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Facts about Israel, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage, World Travel

Best Places for Foodies to check out in Israel on an Israel food tour

Posted by Iris Hami on January 30, 2014

BEST PLACES FOR FOODIES IN ISRAEL!

If you’ve been to Israel before, you know that whether you are eating in a local café or a trendy restaurant, you can pretty much guarantee a fresh and delicious meal. In fact, you have probably also noticed that there is an abundance of vegetables in Israel and each has their own distinct taste and flavor. If you haven’t been to Israel before, then a world of culinary discovery awaits. Foodies like me tend to plan their trips around food and wine. So here are some ideas for culinary experiences you must not miss on your next Israel food tour.

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Topics: Facts about Israel, Israel Travel

Michael Solomonov's Culinary Israel

Posted by Gil Travel on October 10, 2013

The first couple days of Chef Michael Solomonov's Culinary Tour of Israel

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Topics: Facts about Israel, group travel, Israel Travel, Jerusalem

Tour Israel in this Spring with Gil Travel!

Posted by Gil Travel on October 4, 2013

Reasons to Tour Israel in the Spring

Seniors 55+ come on a Tour with Gil Travel this Spring!

The spring in Israel is spectacularly beautiful. The hills and mountains in the Golan and Galilee in the North of Israel become vibrant green and wild flowers begin to fill open fields with vibrant and unexpected pops of color. The temperature during the day is comfortable throughout the country, usually in the 60’s or low 70’s. The nights are pleasant and even possibly a little chilly, depending on where in the country you are.

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, group travel, Israel Travel, World Travel

Israel is a Country Unlike Any Other in the World

Posted by Gil Travel on October 2, 2013

Israel is a Small but Outstanding Country

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Topics: Christian Travel, Culture and Heritage, Enlightenment, Facts about Israel, Fun stuff, group travel, Israel Travel

2013 Maccabiah Games Medal Results From the Top 20 Countries!

Posted by Iris Hami on September 17, 2013

2013 Maccabiah Games Medal Results
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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Facts about Israel