The most cost-effective – and often quickest – way to travel into the city from Ben-Gurion airport is by train.
Once a communal center of early Tel Aviv, Dizengoff Square lost its luster. But with a makeover, it may be on the verge of regaining its former glory.
For the non-kosher foodie, the fruits of the sea are fresh and plenty in Tel Aviv but you won't find them at the corner grocery store.
Not so long ago, a decent cocktail was hard to come by in Israel, but fortunately things have changed. Get acquainted with some favorite drinking haunts in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
In a rare work of fiction that attempts to give us a sense of what it was like to be a German woman during World War II, David Gillham offers us a heroine who accepts the moral challenge of being asked to ‘come with me, and I’ll show you what you’ll soon regret seeing’.
Tel Aviv has the highest concentration of Bauhaus buildings in the world, and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
A divinely-inspired dance party can break out in the street at any time; just keep an eye out for a van full of ultra-Orthodox men.
Stay on the right side of the law by ensuring you use a hands-free device when making calls on the go.
Basic painkillers and medicines can't be had at most grocery stores, only at pharmacies and some supermarkets.
If you're in Israel during the cold-weather months, be sure to taste what some consider to be Israel's national treat.
There's no reason for a tourist to feel unsafe in Jerusalem's Old City, but take some easy precautions to avoid unpleasant encounters with the Artful Dodger.
Explore the quiet coves and natural lagoons of this tranquil spot, and stay on the lookout for all sorts of aquatic life.
Spice up your vacation with some exotic flavors from this small, lively market in Tel Aviv.
Catch some debates, take a guided tour, and explore the inner workings of the country’s seat of power. Just don’t turn up wearing colorful Crocs.
As a tourist, you’re entitled to cash back from the taxman; just remember to take care of a little paperwork.
Some places turn a blind eye to illegal smoking. But even if they don’t care, the inspectors will, and you could be slapped with a hefty fine.
A picturesque setting and world-class performances make this semi-annual festival a feast for the eyes and ears.
Each year this vibrant festival, featuring a daring line-up of quirky, contemporary theater, lands in the ancient city of Acre.
Thousands flood the streets each year on Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. If you plan to cruise around by bike, play close attention to hours of operation, lest you be stuck with a rather unappetizing fee.
Israeli culture is scrawled all over its cities, if you take the time to look for it.
The town provides a quaint canvas for a thriving art scene and makes for an excellent day trip.
Israel is home to over 30 species of these persistent pests, and during the hot summer months they can, err, really bug you.
Wander down this picturesque pedestrian walkway in Tel Aviv that comes alive twice a week with vendors hawking handmade creations from jewelry to Judaica.
Explore the ancient city of Jerusalem after dark with a series of guided tours and events that aim to capture its unique nighttime charm.
In the third and last part of our series about frozen desserts, we’ll be taking a look at frozen yogurt, the do-it-yourself-dessert you can flavor in endless ways.
Hummus. It’s a spread, a dip and an ice cream? Here’s the scoop on some of the more unusual flavors you can find in Israel’s glideriot, or ice cream parlors.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. In the first installment of a three-part series on frozen desserts, we take a look at boutique ice cream parlors.
It’s not all sunbathing, swimming and games of paddleball on Tel Aviv’s beaches. They’re also popular spots for opportunistic thieves to operate, so play it safe and keep a close eye on your valuables.
Discover distant family ties and explore the shared heritage of the Jewish people by browsing through the genealogy database at Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish People.
In Israel, sometimes there’s a bit of wiggle room when it comes to prices. But how do you know when to haggle and when to walk away? Some tips on sealing the deal.