Haaretz’s guide to a whirlwind trip in the history-rich, culture-rich and geography-rich country that is Israel. (Plus everything you need to know about tipping, taxis, Wi-Fi and the weather.)
Travel in Israel: City Guides
What to do, where to eat and how to get around the holiest city in Israel.
What to do, where to eat and how to get around the Israeli city of Tel Aviv.
Where to go, where to eat and how to get around the south of Israel.
What to do, where to eat and how to get around the north of Israel.
Travel in Israel: Culinary Guides
The food at these restaurants is influenced by the surrounding markets, ethnicities and cultures – all of which make up Israel’s unique capital.
Get ready for your jaw to drop at the variety, abundance and especially the high standard of food - a wild celebration of quality ingredients and inspiring creativity.
Diners who were until recently prisoners to poor food at high prices now have the offerings of no few chefs in Israel.
From the oldest institutions to the youngest, hippest places to sip on coffee in the capital.
Tel Aviv is quietly being taken over by a coffee revolution. Discover the hottest roasting houses and best blends of beans, as well as the most succulent sandwiches to snack on, on the side.
These bars take pride in the unconventional, like exceptional food served alongside vast ranges of beer.
Thousands of Israelis gather to watch a colorful exhibition of giant hot air balloons at the Gilboa Hot Air Balloon Festival, which hosts local and foreign flyers.