Travel Blogs from Tel Aviv, Israel

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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 ...

6 days Isreal, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

6 days Isreal

A travel blog entry by tilman

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... and had a great time. Was really curious about Israel. First day Gali, a great friend of Rottem showed me arround in Tel Aviv, was a great day except the horrible heat (41 degrees). Second day we went along the coast in direction Haifa. Made a ...

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 ...

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!!! :) ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Weekend in Ashdod, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

A Weekend in Ashdod

A travel blog entry by havah

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... or five times higher than what I expect - but the price in shekels is comparable to what we pay in the states. I think Tel Aviv probably has more interesting and unique stores, but I haven't done much exploring on that front yet. On Friday night, I ...

Surviving the Shabbat, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Surviving the Shabbat

A travel blog entry by bunnyluv1969

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... .                 In no time I was standing in a busy Tel Aviv bus station that was teeming with more Israeli soldiers and I thought maybe it was a long weekend.  I caught a ...

Last Ticket out of Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Last Ticket out of Israel

A travel blog entry by bunnyluv1969

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... from the helicopters in the sky and the large number of Israeli soldiers around the bus station, there are no signs of war in Tel Aviv...just a bunch of tourists hanging out on the beach. Yesterday I walked to the Air Canada office in Azrieli Center, a ...

Finally on the way, Tel Aviv, Israel, Israel travel blog

Finally on the way

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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We flew from Vancouver to Toronto and onto Tel Aviv. We arrived in Tel Aviv on April 20 and spent the night at the De La Mar Hotel, a small hotel with a view of the Mediterranean Sea and within an easy walk to the water.  The agent also scheduled us ...

Diaspora Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Diaspora Museum

A travel blog entry by rama0999

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Today we went to the Diaspora museum in Tel Aviv, leaving Ari and Rhedyn behind. It wasn't all that interesting a museum, which wasn't just my opinion. In the afternoon, Mum, Dad, Rhedyn and Nana all went ...

R&R at the Dead Sea and some time at the Beach :), Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

R&R at the Dead Sea and some time at the Beach :)

A travel blog entry by beccaboyer

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... Israel FOREVER! After the thorough search of that bag, they escorted me to my plane. My flight was already boarding!!!! My flight from Tel Aviv to Vienna was about 30 minutes late, and I only had a 50 minute layover. They had announced on the plane, ...

Departing from Tel Aviv!, Tel-aviv, Israel travel blog

Departing from Tel Aviv!

A travel blog entry by liorusii

Well, the time has come! I am about to go to the airport and get on the plane. My flight was delayed for about 3 hours, and I hope it's the only delay on my trip (yea, right). Anyway, keep getting updated, and I'll talk to you later on! ...

Tel-Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tel-Aviv

A travel blog entry by irenan

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... my next blog will still be about Israel (Jerusalem and the 'day trips' we took from there), it is here, in Tel-Aviv, that our visit to Israel ended ... Sasha and Michal actually came to to America to see us for a couple of days right after our return ...

Destination selected: BARCELONA!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Destination selected: BARCELONA!

A travel blog entry by maxint

Another ticket purchased and another flight destination is selected! I fly to Barcelona for 10 days, starting August 25th! I didn't think too much about where to go from BCN, but I'll probably give a try to the Stage #7 of Tour de France'09 - Barcelone ...

Happy Sylvester, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Happy Sylvester

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

... were better than an American airline, but skimpy for a European airline, especially a more expensive one.Upon landing in Tel Aviv, I discovered that my sim stopped working, even though I last used it (accidentally) in March, and it's not ...

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