Travel Blogs from Tel Aviv, Israel

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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 ...

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", ...

Yom HaZikharon, Erev Yom HaAtzmaut, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Yom HaZikharon, Erev Yom HaAtzmaut

A travel blog entry by bjemotl2016

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... of terror in Israel. It is an incredibly powerful 2 minutes (see the video to better understand). We then had some free time in Tel Aviv inside the Azrieli Mall where the kids were given time and money to buy lunch and just hangout. Some saw friends, most ...

Market Day Like No Other, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Market Day Like No Other

A travel blog entry by lenjorge

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... , is also a lawyer and somewhat of a foodie.  She found a perfect outlet to combine her love of Israel and food.  I encourage anyone visiting Tel Aviv to check out her website and better yet, avail yourself of one of her fine tours. I guess I'm ...

Monster update (sorry!), Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Monster update (sorry!)

A travel blog entry by oughtness

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... buy some bikes and get ready to go to Haifa tomorrow. Amazing. Much love to you all. UPDATE There was a bombing that killed 6 in Tel Aviv today at the old central bus station at around 1:30pm. I was not there and neither I nor any of my friends ...

Goodbye Israel! :(, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Goodbye Israel! :(

A travel blog entry by torilusk

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... am also glad to finally have a room to myself (I was sharing a room with 3 kids for 10 days straight!). I will definitely miss Israel and hope that I'll get a chance to return someday. There is so much in that country that a person could spend months ...

Looking for Jonah's Whale, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Looking for Jonah's Whale

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle

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I am staying in Jaffa, which is Biblical Joppa where Jonah was swallowed by a large fish.  Not much here, but a large church and some of the old city.  Went swimming for a bit, even was able to bodysurf.  The waves break at around waist or ...

I'm here!!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

I'm here!!

A travel blog entry by jiske

... land people have been fighting about for so long. Boaz and his friend Vliegel picked me up from the airport. Driving around Tel Aviv feels like driving around Dubai, but without the flashiness. Everthing is hot and mostly beige (with the exception of ...

From Dead to Red to Med, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

From Dead to Red to Med

A travel blog entry by kduntley

... yesterday with an IDF spokesperson and we have one meeting today but I had no idea who it's with. We leave Thursday morning for the northern area near the Galilee! We're moving along quickly, but I'm loving our time here in Tel Aviv near the ...

Hellllooooooooooo Israel!!!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Hellllooooooooooo Israel!!!

A travel blog entry by kduntley

... , which was built during King Solomon’s reign in the Bible! It’s also just a 5 minute drive from the business district of Tel Aviv, so it’s a 3,000 year old port next to a modern city that’s less than 100 years old. What a paradox! ...

Tomorrow begins our journey.., Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tomorrow begins our journey..

A travel blog entry by yael-nofar

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Hey Mates!! The day that we were waiting for has finally arrived (well, tomorrow), and we are almost packed (still making some critical choices what to include in our loaded backpacks) and ready for the Kiwis, Tasmanian devils, ozzies and our long ...

Bonus Blog: Beach Day, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel travel blog

Bonus Blog: Beach Day

A travel blog entry by lewvan

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We had two full days left in Tel Aviv, most likely because it was cheaper to fly on a Tuesday than on a Sunday or Monday. The three of us left in the hostel got ready for our final departures and for going to the beach. We met with Steven and Danielle ...

Euro-Trip Day One, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Euro-Trip Day One

A travel blog entry by josh_and_ranan

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The adventure begins. Didn't think this would actually happen did yah? The Yeshiva part of the year is over with, and the Rama and Jarbag left quite a place back in Jerusalem. It was a little hectic with guys arriving right as we were leaving and the ...

Ahhh settling back into my old room..., Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Ahhh settling back into my old room...

A travel blog entry by alros

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... 't sound like a travelogue entry, but then going to Israel is for me always a mix of travel and personal history. I lived in this Tel Aviv apartment a few years back and it is always a good point from which to settle back into Tel Aviv. First I meet ...

Haifa, Baha'i Gardens and Caesarea, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Haifa, Baha'i Gardens and Caesarea

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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... we spent some time exploring the site.  I think it may be our last Roman ruin for awhile. After the visit we were off to Tel Aviv and to our hotel, Dan Panorama Tel Aviv, our home for the last two nights of our incredible journey.  Tonight we ...

Shorashim Trip - Part two, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Shorashim Trip - Part two

A travel blog entry by lemuelodell

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... of day in Jerusalem we headed to Tel Aviv for a day. Tel Aviv means, "old new land." Today, Tel Aviv is the most modern and cosmopolitan city in Israel - rivaling any western metropolitan city. To be honest, it reminds me most of New York City with ...

Beachy bliss!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Beachy bliss!

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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We made our way up from Eilat to the 'disputed' capital of the country, Tel Aviv... We left the very confusing bus station, after a lovely security check to get in... We went out to make our way to the beachy bit to find a hostel, when we got approached ...

Two weeks for one stamp?, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Two weeks for one stamp?

A travel blog entry by homersim

... successful objects: Mohammed's elementary grammar book (as he was only semi-literate), and shreds of Moses' foreskin. Currently, I'm in Tel Aviv waiting for my Indian visa.  Get this, India only does visas through travel agencies, as they don't ...

TTFN, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

TTFN

A travel blog entry by schaffertrio

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... which was very sweet and we had a nice chat and a cup of coffee. Then ...... the fun began. Those of you that have been to Israel will know, it is far easier to arrive in Israel than it is to leave. Strange as it may seem. It started in que number 1. ...

The map, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

The map

A travel blog entry by maxint

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6 days to go Tons of topographic maps were downloaded, cracked and installed. Dozens of routes were re-calculated. Two hundreds of waypoints were placed. And... the final route map is ready now - take a look! And comment (via travelpod.com, please!!! :) ...

Israel for the Spring Holy Days, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel travel blog

Israel for the Spring Holy Days

A travel blog entry by lewvan

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Lena and I arrived yesterday, Wednesday, April 20th, after traveling since early Tuesday morning. We've had the great pleasure to be hosted by our good friends Steven and Danielle Britt for our first night here. Today Lena is picking a few of our fellow ...

Going Up North!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Going Up North!

A travel blog entry by kduntley

Tonight is our last night in Tel Aviv! I have really loved being here, a nice little jaunt back to the feeling of being at home just because everything is so western here. Very modern and metropolitan, which in some cases I'm not a fan of but it's nice to ...

Shalom, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Shalom

A travel blog entry by melindaerickson

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... ;Jet lag demanded a return to the apartment for a rest, giving us enough energy to take a bus to Jaffa, the southern most part of Tel Aviv, where we could stand at the site of a port from at least 4,000 years ago.   Finally, we walked north along ...

Monday Night, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Monday Night

A travel blog entry by havah

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... the Germans. The other two Germans are David and Katherina. So Mom, you inquired as to why German kids are studying in Israel. First of all, they all have an immense interest in Jewish language and culture. In Germany, they learn all about Jewish history ...

Tel Aviv & Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tel Aviv & Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by mattccaddy

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... . We then had a beautiful tapas dinner at Raz's friend's restaurant which was a highlight. Saturday we walked Rothschild boulevard in central Tel Aviv. It was really hot as always but the great ice coffee they have in israel lept us goong. We had burgers ...

Tel Aviv stories -- Hilton Beach and Rafael, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tel Aviv stories -- Hilton Beach and Rafael

A travel blog entry by alros

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... women), a dog beach and a gay beach. I don't know exactly what she means by a dog beach. In general dogs are very popular in Tel Aviv and a lot of people take them to the beach. Also there are tons of stray cats. Some cats like to hang out next to the ...

Trip to Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Trip to Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by davidandamy

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Since we hadn't spent much time in Tel Aviv this trip, David and I decided to spend a night at Hayarkon 48, the hostel us and our friends stayed at many times last time we were here.  While in Tel Aviv we visited some of our old favorite restaurants ...

"This theory of yours does not apply to me"

A travel blog entry by yorron

This "relaxing into joy" journey/practice that I'm on seems to be taking me into "dark" places; I keep finding more and more things that I 'make wrong' (judge, complain, have a conflict with) and then finding myself fight to dear life on why is the ...

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