Haifa: home to the Bahรก’รญ Gardens

The third largest city in Israel, traditionally known as the city of workers, is set on the slopes of Mount Carmel and next to the Mediterranean Sea. It is home to the largest international seaport in Israel and the Bahรก’รญ World Centre, which is known for its magnificent gardens. If traveling from Jerusalem, you can […]

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Jerusalem (Part 3): Day trips

Bethlehem Jerusalem is a great starting point for visiting the West Bank. We decided to do a (half) day trip to Bethlehem, which is located approx. 10 km (6 miles) from the Old City of Jerusalem and is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus by Christians and the home town of David, King of […]

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Jerusalem (Part 2): what not to miss apart from the Old City

Apart from the previously mentioned Old City, Jerusalem has a lot more to offer. As Jerusalem is a big city, rich with history and numerous sights, I will only single out those that we managed to visit during our 3-night stay. Other notable sights include the Israel Museum, Mount of Olives, Mount Zion, Montefiore Windmill, […]

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