Travel Blogs from Tel Aviv, Israel

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Tel Aviv:  Arrival Day!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tel Aviv: Arrival Day!

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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When the plane's tires touch ground in Tel Aviv, people clap their hands!  We've arrived!  It is a quick pass through immigration and customs, then a taxi to our Hotel Cinema in downtown Tel Aviv.  There is a warm welcome from the front ...

Day 3:  Ayalon Institute, Weizmann Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Day 3: Ayalon Institute, Weizmann Institute

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... of the station you want to leave from so you can specifically ask the taxi to take you there. There are 5 stations for Tel Aviv!  2) Before boarding the train, find out the station before your destination station, so you will be attuned and know ...

Sun and Sand in Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Sun and Sand in Israel

A travel blog entry by danly

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... ! Well after some days in ancient Jerusalem our next stop was the smaller though much more modern city of Tel Aviv which lies on the coast of Israel on the Mediterranean.  Originally we had planned to take a taxi to the bus station in Jerusalem, then ...

The day of rest, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

The day of rest

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... as it was given by an English reporter.  A stroll on the beach promenade finally shows the lively culture that is Tel Aviv as there are traditional folk dancers, paddle ball players, and restaurants that are teaming with people.  The weather ...

Day 2: Old Jaffa, Yeminite Quarter, Zappa Club, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Day 2: Old Jaffa, Yeminite Quarter, Zappa Club

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... our way back to the Cinema Hotel.  Our heads hit the pillow and we are asleep!  Harvey reflects that, for a tourist, Tel Aviv is like the story of the blind men touching different parts of an elephant and thinking that they know what it ...

Tel Aviv Weekend, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tel Aviv Weekend

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... and sharks to come), so I flash a smile at a cute security guard and she escorts me there and back in under 10 minutes!  Now I'll be able to defend myself on my bush walk... riiight! Sweet dreams from Tel Aviv... and good morning from South ...

Shabbat in Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Shabbat in Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... up our Israeli soldiers (6 soldiers that will be with us for the remainder of the trip) and do an ice breaker in a local park in Tel Aviv.  All the soldiers are between 19 and 22 but act older than the 22-26 year old Americans.  It is extremely ...

An Unexpected Break in Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

An Unexpected Break in Israel

A travel blog entry by justinrowe

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... Street in the morning, and heading to Tel Aviv Port in the early afternoon. Later, I walked a stupidly long way to Tel Aviv University to see the Beth Hatefutsoth Diaspora Museum which chronicled the history of the Jewish people from ancient to modern ...

Day 1: Promenade, Carmel Market, Neveh Tzedek, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Day 1: Promenade, Carmel Market, Neveh Tzedek

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... ; There is no way that he can drive to the hotel so we walk to meet him at his cousin's apartment.  We then navigate Tel Aviv traffic as this huge festival winds down.  Thank goodness Avi is driving.  His family is so warm and open.  ...

Party in Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Party in Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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... ;to give me the insight scoop. I met bunch of other people through them and we partied it off to the sunset. Tel Aviv has a great nightlife and social scene - from the open air café's on Rothschild avenue, through the beach front chill bars, to ...

A fascinating insight, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

A fascinating insight

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... to say the least – I’m not totally plasted though.  I’ve spent my new year’s dancing at Tel Aviv’s Theatre Club at 10 Jerusalem Ave.  An incredible club with over a thousand people dancing to an assortment of ...

Twelve Hours on a plane - wtih two kids, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Twelve Hours on a plane - wtih two kids

A travel blog entry by laorfamily

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Our flight leaves at 10:40, which means waking up at 05:00, showering, getting ready (don't forget the kids), saying goodbye and making it to the airport in time.   Since it was the day before Yom-Kippur there was little traffic, and we got to the ...

Israel Encore, Tel Aviv, Nazareth, Kibbutz Ga'ton, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Israel Encore

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... up to the Byzantines in my opinion and it took the Abbasids to really elevate Islamic art and architecture. Then it was back to Tel Aviv. We hit up some nice lounges and met a cool Columbian kid named Cesar with a very open, happy nature. A ...

The Holy Land!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

The Holy Land!

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... house, met the family and had Shakshuka a dish I had discovered from Isrealies in Thailand. We then went to a beach north of Tel Aviv. Jon then invited a bunch of his friends over for Taco night which is a delicay in a country that does not border ...

One Last party night, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

One Last party night

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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We arrive back in Tel Aviv exhausted but were able to muster enough energy go out one last time. The rest of the night is a blur but thankfully Magnus (the norwigan Viking we picked up) took a million pictures, so I will let them do the talking, Oh ...

Yom Kippur, Hashing and Sushi, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Yom Kippur, Hashing and Sushi

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... then fixing them so that on Yom Kippur we could experience what every little Israeli kid does. It was awesome we rode all around Tel Aviv, downtown, on the freeway, anywhere we wanted. There really were no cars (except for police, ambulance and the odd ...

All My Bags Are Packed, I'm Ready to Go..., Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

All My Bags Are Packed, I'm Ready to Go...

A travel blog entry by erezt28

ההמתנה הארוכה הסתיימה!!! בעוד כמה שעות אהיה ...

We Have Arrived., Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

We Have Arrived.

A travel blog entry by johnacac

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... are Christian-owned and operated! Once we had everyone on the bus, we took a short 25-minute drive to the Dan Panorama Hotel in Tel Aviv for the night.  Most people went for a walk on the beach tonight to see the Mediterranean Sea.  Our wake up ...

I'm a Red Sea pedestrian and proud of it!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

I'm a Red Sea pedestrian and proud of it!

A travel blog entry by havah

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... couldn't get around it to the water. Instead, I road my bike a little further down the coast and ended up at the Tel Aviv Port, where I'd never actually been. The port is gorgeous. Its a long strip of (rather expensive by my student standards) ...

Last day in the Holy Land, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Last day in the Holy Land

A travel blog entry by quakertrish

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... , befitting the place where heaven broke through to earth and Jesus met with Elijah and Moses.   On the drive to Tel Aviv, we passed through the plain where Armageddon is to take place and stopped at Caesarea Maritina, Herod's great port that ...

ההכנות, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

ההכנות

A travel blog entry by shirak

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כבר עם המחשבה הראשונית על טיול ארוך, לטווח ...

Dealing with my parents, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Dealing with my parents

A travel blog entry by yorron

My mother spends most of her waking hours sitting in front of the TV watching Spanish soap operas. In between episodes she would cook a meal for my father (who is lying in a bed in the next room) and give orders to their Indian live-in aid (which they ...

Daily Life in Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Daily Life in Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by havah

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... , in no particular order really, except one that might only make sense in my head, here we go. To get to downtown Tel Aviv from my neighborhood, Ramat Aviv, you basically have four options: taxi, sheirut (slightly larger, van-like taxi with no ...

Partay!! (#1), Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Partay!! (#1)

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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I landed at TLV early, but there was no doubt in my mind that my ride would still be there.  My cousin who was picking me up was known for being early.  Since it was so late when I got in, I mostly just greeted everybody and went to bed.  ...

we made it!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

we made it!

A travel blog entry by babamissesyou

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... on time.  Well, by the time we took off he was laughing at our continued delays.  So, we've now  arrived in Tel Aviv, checked into our hotel, had dinner, and are now ready to plop our feet in the Mediterranean, which most of us can see ...

My Piece on the Middle East, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

My Piece on the Middle East

A travel blog entry by eriklang

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After returning my rental car and spending a couple of sunny days in Tel Aviv, it was time to end my 2-week visit to the Middle East. Because I'd heard that the security at Ben-Gurion Airport is tight, I pulled an all-nighter and arrived for my 4:50 AM ...

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by rama0999

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We hired a car and drove to Tel Aviv arriving last night. Tel Aviv really just seems like a Jewish suburb in Melbourne. There certainly isn't a 'city' feel to it at all. We are eating all sorts of foods and spent all today shopping in Markets and ...

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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Shalom, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Shalom

A travel blog entry by aarika

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Shalom everyone!  We have landed in Israel and we are knocked out!  We will update more later (and add the pictures tomorrow) but Leon's family is wonderful and they all had signs waiting for us at the airport - it was a really nice ...

Traveling to Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Traveling to Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by ohryan

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... ~3hr later I had a pint of Guinness with my work mates, Ruth Barra, Bill Kebrdle and Laurent Geyer, and set off for Tel Aviv, Israel. Eleven hours later at 9:15AM IST, November 12th we were in the "cradle of civilization", a "war zone", the "holy land", ...

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