A Short Walk in Old Jaffa

A Short Walk in Old Jaffa

Our walk begins on Louis Pasteur St. near where it turns off of Jefet St. and heads down towards the port. On the right is a fountain with a sculpture of a whale by the local artist Ilana Goor.  The sculpture was inspired by the bible story of Jonah and the whale. … Read more

Cycling from Jaffa to Tel Aviv Port

Cycling from Jaffa to Tel Aviv Port

Tel Aviv — the city that never sleeps — might as well become the new “biking capital” of Israel, thanks in large part to its flat terrains, coastal breeze, and paved bike routes. It’s certainly a biker’s paradise! Biking in Tel Aviv is easy and fun, and also a great way to … Read more

Old Jaffa – An Introduction

Old Jaffa – An Introduction

The ancient port city of Jaffa is one of the oldest cities in Israel and one of the oldest sea ports in the world. It is also called the “Old City of Jaffa” or simply called “Old City.” Old Jaffa has a strong link to the historic events that took place in … Read more

Tel Aviv as an International Travel Destination

Tel Aviv as an International Travel Destination

Tel Aviv has been named by Lonely Planet as its number 3 city for 2011. Lonely Planet noted the international cosmopolitan nature of Tel Aviv, its diversity and cultural scene. The full announcement can be found at Tel Aviv Lonely Planet Award The following is the complete Lonely Planet’s “Top 10 Cities … Read more