Zefat – The Mystical City

Zefat – The Mystical City

Zefat (also known as Safed, Safad, or Zfat) in the Upper Galilee is Israel’s highest city (at an altitude of 2,790 feet or 850 meters) and probably its coldest. The hilltop city of Zefat embodies great charm and quirkiness. Steeped in Jewish heritage, Safed is the home of venerable ancient synagogues and a thriving … Read more

Emek Ha’Ela (Ela Valley)

Emek Ha’Ela

Emek Ha’Ela Emek Ha’Ela (Ela Valley or Valley of Elah) lies along Route 375 – near its junction with Road 38. By the way, “ela” is a term for the terebinth tree, a tree that is indigenous to the area and grows there in great quantities. It produces turpentine, which is why … Read more

Old City Roof Top Walk

Old City Roof Top Walk

Jerusalem is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful cities. As you explore both the old and new side of the city, you will come across awesome impressive buildings, greenery, and delightful views. But as with every city, it is hard to get a good vantage point on street level and this … Read more

Hof HaBonim Beach

Hof HaBonim Beach

Hof HaBonim Hof HaBonim is without a doubt one of Israel’s best kept secrets. Hof HaBonim is a beautiful beach, with many inlets, interesting rock forms, vegetation and wildlife. There is even a visible shipwreck. There are two short (two kilometers and 4.5 kilometers) family-friendly nature trails. Many people do come to … Read more