Jerusalem is blessed with some of the finest museums in the country. The city contains so much diversity in terms of culture, religion, art, history and more that it can sometimes feel overwhelming. So, here at Tellavista we put together a short list of the most popular ones!
The Yad Vashem Memorial, founded in 1953 to serve as the center for research, documentation, education and commemoration of the Holocaust. It is an emotionally powerful museum, which introduces visitors to the history of the Nazis’ rise to power and the harrowing effect this had on Jews in Europe at that time. The various exhibits serve as a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust and include displays of ghettos, concentration camps, Jewish response, and the famous Hall of Names. Continue reading
Jaffa, is the southern neighbor of Tel Aviv, and actually is a part of the municipality. The city is full of history, culture and great food. So at Tellavista, we bring you a tourists day in Jaffa!
What’s historic? The port of Old Jaffa
The Old Jaffa that brings in tourists today has its roots in the old port, and when you visit today you will find a harbor busy with working fishing boats operating in the same way as they have for hundreds of years.
Thanks to the newer ports in Ashdod, and Haifa, your scenery of pretty colored boats and views out to sea and of Tel Aviv-Yafo isn’t obscured by massive container ships, liners and ferries. If you’re up for it, you could also go for a boat trip along the Tel Aviv coast, there are always a number of cheap options available in the port, just look around.
Since it is summertime in Israel, you have to be close to any type of water to cool off! Any type of water source, whether it’s an ocean, a river or a pool. But in this case we are recommending to you some amazing water parks around Israel! Nothing beats a water park when it comes down to taking the whole family out for a day of fun. Just make sure to pack your sunscreen get in the car and go! Here is a list of some really cool water parks around Israel.
Maimeidon, Tel Aviv
The Maimeidion water park, is Tel Aviv’s biggest water park. Located across the road from the amusement park, Luna Park, and has a ton of water slides and swimming pools for all ages. The different kinds of water slides include the meteor slides, slalom slides, fast and slow tube lanes, a hot shot slide, wave pool, pools for kids and toddlers, an adventure pool and more!
For more information: http://www.meymadion.co.il/?langId=2
Usually when you look up ‘Winter Destination’, you get a list of sunny, tropical places to travel midwinter and still get plenty of sunshine. While this is great for some people, what about the rest of us who celebrate the magical frosty wonderland? If you are looking for the best places to really enjoy everything cold, snowy weather has to offer, here is a list of destinations that will satisfy all of your whims. Continue reading
It’s summer time again! Well, at least in the northern hemisphere. At first it’s all fine and dandy – the sun is out, the days are long, and all you want to do is to hit the beach or lounge at the poolside. But after a few weeks of summer, all you can think about is how hot and sticky it feels. All you want to do is sit in the AC all day and long for winter. If you grew tired of your summer already, here are the best places to break the heat stay cool on your next vacation.
If you play your cards right, you can avoid summer altogether!
Summer is no stranger in Israel. Where the sun shines on most days of the year, you have to find ways to keep yourself cool. And what better way to do that than ice-cream? We can’t think of one. Gone are the days when you simply had to choose between chocolate and vanilla. As part of the culinary revolution the world is undergoing nowadays, ice-cream had changed immensely. Complex and strange flavors, interesting textures, prime materials – these are now cornerstones of a good ice-cream parlor. Here are the best places in Israel to lick some sweet and savory ice-cream. Continue reading
Despite the miniature size of Israel, it has been blessed by a convenient proximity to three seas – The Mediterranean, The Dead Sea and The Red Sea – and one fresh-water lake. The nice warm Mediterranean weather makes it fairly easy to spend most of one’s past-time lounging on the beach. If the thought of that makes you smile, this list of top Israeli beaches should have you jumping up and down with joy. Go ahead and plan your next day in the sun using this list, just in time for summer.
There is planty of fun under the sun in here!
Anyone who really wants to see how the locals are living and learn about a country’s culture – should mark the market place as its first destination in the trip. The best markets can reveal the heart of the country, its customs and its magic. Here is our recommendation to the finest markets in Israel.
All the wonderful scents and sights of the market
Valentine’s Day is coming up soon, and whether you are looking for a place to celebrate it or a place to fall in love, there is no doubt that the world offers a vast selection of possibilities for a romantic getaway. Where should you spend your Valentine’s Day vacation? We picked 5 for every type of romance you are looking for. Read, travel and be merry.
Discover a new place to fall in love
When you travel to a really amazing place, it’s really hard to think of another destination instead when planning your next vacation. But what about discovering some place new? What about that sense of new adventure? Somewhere off the beaten track, there is a new spot waiting to be revealed and rediscovered. Beat the crowd to those magical places, so you can brag about it next year when they will become the hot destination. Here are our best recommendations for you next trip.
Quaint and relaxing or urban and fast-pacing? It’s your choice