Masada – the legend.

Unique, extraordinary, amazing, stunning. That’s what comes to mind when you think about it. A place that brings to mind a sci-fi moon-like scenery; mystical with breathtaking views. You’ll find it in the middle of the Judean Desert, right next to the Dead Sea. So close you can see its waters should you choose to get […]

Jericho – the oldest and the lowest city in the world.

Jericho is actually one of 5 cities in the world claiming to be THE oldest one. The complete list as follows: • Jericho in Palestinian Autonomy • Byblos in Lebanon • Damascus in Syria • Luxor in Egypt and • Beirut in Lebanon The truth is all 5 of them have a history dating back […]

Lost City of Petra

When you think about Jordan – The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to be precise – you immediately think of Petra. The Lost City of Petra. The abandoned city, the city half-built, half-carved into the rock, surrounded by mountains, the Rose city (this is due to the color of the rocks it was carved in). The […]

The Dead Sea. Is it really dead? Is it really a sea?

Wait, what? So what is DEAD SEA and where is it? Well, from the very beginning. The morbid sounding “Dead Sea” is actually considered to be a lake by some and a sea – by others. As a reminder – in general – seas are large, and salty and deep. Lakes are smaller, with either fresh […]

In the shape of a heart – Makhtesh Ramon

Desert is nearly half of Israel’s territory and it’s often just sand and rocks. Not here though. Makhtesh Ramon – this strange place in the middle of the Negev is one of the most unique and original spots created by nature in all of Israel – and yet – it’s so unknown!  It took us only […]

Eilat – Little Russia of Israel?

I like to call Eilat this way, because together with domestic tourists there’s a whole bunch of the Russian ones. You can hear Russian everywhere, people start the conversation with you using this language, hence the feeling of sort of being ‘abroad’ abroad;) We started our trip from Jerusalem and most of our route was […]