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Spring Hikes that Everyone Enjoys

Israel is one of the smallest countries in the world, but it’s rare to find the same geographical terrains like Israel offers. From the desert in the south, to the seaside sandy beaches, to the mountains that lead all the way from Jerusalem to the Hermon Mountain, back to the valleys in the north and the Jordan Valley. Plenty of different terrains to try and enjoy with plenty of hiking options. Here we will try to give you so fun hikes that involve all types of terrains.

 

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Jerusalem, Sataf

Sataf located in the Jerusalem Hills, is famed for its hiking trails and natural beauty, set in one of Israel’s most incredible and powerful landscapes. Pine forests line the hillsides providing a powerful entry to the powerful city of Jerusalem. Just off the road are a large number of amazing places, within breathing distance of the city. These include the village of Abu Ghosh, Israel’s hummus capital, the village of Ein Kerem, famed for its Biblical importance, and a large number of beauty spots of which Sataf is definitely one. With a great walking or hiking trail, amazing views, and a great cafe, it’s a great place to escape the city and enjoy some shaded beauty. Sataf is just a ten-minute drive from the outskirts of Jerusalem through hairpin windy roads of the Jerusalem Hills. Continue reading

Must Visit Wineries in Israel

One of the greatest things in Israel, that the land of Israel was blessed with wine. There are over 400 wineries around this tiny country! So, which ones give you the ultimate tourist experience? Let’s find out!

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Barkan

Barkan Wines own over 2,200 acres of vineyards in Israel, from the Galilee in the north to Mitzpe Ramon in the south, in the Jerusalem Mountains and the Yehuda Plains. Barkan Wines produce over 10 million bottles annually, which win countless medals and awards in Israel and the world. The winery owns the largest barrel hall in Israel, hosting 5,000 barrels, and produces and manufactures wine with the most advanced and modern means in the wine world.

For more info: http://www.barkan-winery.co.il/en/

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How to Spring Break and Live to Tell The Tale

Spring Break will undoubtedly be one of the most memorable vacations you take during your tenure at school. Think about it, you are hanging out with your best friends, there isn’t a professor in sight and your books are hundreds, if not thousands of miles away, how can it not be fun? Drinking (responsibly), partying, clubbing, meeting new people while away from home and school and creating lasting memories is what makes up Spring Break. However, not to be a buzzkill, you need a plan in order to survive. Listen to these 7 tips and learn to get through your once in a lifetime (until next year) trip.

Your Spring Break can look like that, if you follow the tips.

Your Spring Break can look like that, if you follow the tips.

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7 Tips on How to Survive a Vacation As a Couple

You planned your romantic trip together for so long, build it up in your mind, but now that you’re here it seems like all you can do is fight. Sounds familiar? Apparently, it happens to the best of us. Even though it is supposed to be your time to unwind together, travelling has a lot of stressful moments to it. Add the fact that you and your significant other spend all of your time together – literally 24/7 - and that you may not see eye to eye when it comes to the way you want to spend your days vacationing, and you have a recipe for disaster. How to deal with it? Is there no hope? Fear not, we’ve got you covered.

Follow our tips and spend your trip holding hands instead of bumping heads.

Follow our tips and spend your trip holding hands instead of bumping heads.

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Tips and Tricks For Winter Packing

So you are ready to embark on that winter vacation but are unsure how to pack for weather overseas, right? The first concern as always is what to take and what not. Followed closely with keeping the bag underweight so you don’t have to worry about those pesky and steep fees for your check in bag. Here are some things that are a MUST when starting your overseas winter dream vacation.cross-country-skiing-624246_1280 Continue reading

5 Tips for Road-Tripping Like A Pro

There are plenty of ways to take an asphalt adventure. Possibly the hardest part of any good trip is the pre-planning beforehand. Questions surge through the mind like what to take, which way should we go for maximum fun, and what music do I need? In order to answer these perplexing questions this blog will offer up 5 tips to aid you in your pre-planning stages.

Plan the perfect road-trip and have the time of your life!

Plan the perfect road-trip and have the time of your life!

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Off Season Is The Season For Travel

So, you are planning that once in a lifetime vacation and you are worried about finding good prices, right? Well, the most opportune time for you and your friends/family to go abroad just might be off season. Here are 7 reasons why the real fun isn’t always with the sun and don’t have to do with the cost.

The streets are quiet and less crowded.

The streets are quiet and less crowded.

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Create the Complete First Aid Kit

Nobody likes to get sick or hurt, but getting sick or hurt on a vacation is a whole lot worse! One of the most important keys to a great trip is staying healthy, and packing the perfect first aid kit will make sure it happens. Not sure what to bring with you? Overwhelmed by all the medications and personal care supplies? We got you covered.

Don't forget to pack this with you!

Don’t forget to pack this with you!

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10 Things You Should Know About Jet-Lag

Even if you are still new to travelling, you still must know how awful and annoying a Jet-Lag can be. Almost everyone flying abroad knows the feeling: tiredness, headaches or migraines, bad temper, and so on. All these things are symptoms of Jet-Lag, and it can happen even if your flight was only a 4 hour one. Here are 10 things you need to know about the phenomenon if you want to be able to overcome it.

Don't let Jet-Lag take you down!

Don’t let Jet-Lag take you down!

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How to Become a Travel Blogger

It seems like everyone nowadays has a blog, or a vlog, or a channel, or whatever. If you are remotely interesting or talented, or even if you are just a fun and bubbly person, you should shout it out to the world. Assuming you are reading these lines, you probably like to travel. Maybe you’ve been toying with this idea for a while now – “Hey, I like travelling, I go to cool places, I have nice pics, I have interesting stories, maybe I should start a blog?”. If this is something that passes your mind, or even if this is the first time the idea sounds appealing to you, here are our finest tips on how to become a travel blogger.

Do what you love, no matter where you are in the world.

Do what you love, no matter where you are in the world.

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