Israel

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Israel has a deep history as a sacred region for the Abrahamic religions. It’s home to the Holy Lands, including Nazareth, Bethlehem, Galilee and Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities on earth. With its close proximity to Egypt and Jordan, it’s easy to combine a holiday there with a visit to the iconic Pyramids of Giza and the Rose City of Petra too.

Photo Showcase: A glimpse of the treasures of the Holy Land

With a history that stretches back millennia, Israel ties the world’s most prominent religions together. With numerous holy sites that are revered by millions even today, Israel is a fascinating place to visit. Here we’ve compiled a few of the … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Tel Aviv

In case you’re left with extra time on either side of your tour to Israel, travel writer Matthew Teller offers a few ideas for how to make the most of a day or two in Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv is … Continue reading

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A Recipe from the Holy Land – Roasted Aubergine with Walnut Salsa

Jerusalem’s confluence of culture gives rise to extraordinary flavours. Try this delicious recipe for Roasted Aubergine with Walnut Salsa from the inspirational Yotam Ottolenghi. I have always been intrigued by the flavours that Yotam Ottolenghi uses in his cooking. The … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Jerusalem

You plan your trip, select your dates and make your booking – but then the flight brings you into town a day ahead of the group. You could always hole up in the hotel sipping cocktails – but we think you’re … Continue reading

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Knights of the Old City – take a trip into Jerusalem’s past

A view of Jerusalem Jerusalem is of huge importance to the Abrahamic religions, and is considered one of the holiest cities in the world. But even if you aren’t religious, there’s an old-world charm and a cultural history guaranteed to … Continue reading

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Where am I? Tel Aviv or Sydney?

I found Tel Aviv to be remarkably cosmopolitan and oddly familiar. Are you heading to Tel Aviv? Start with a good restaurant by the sea and enjoy an intoxicating sunset over the Med; then see a play or musical performance … Continue reading

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