Discovering Old City Jerusalem

Speeding westwards and leaving the trendy modern city of Tel Aviv behind in our dust, my bus bypassed kibbutzes and small Israeli settlements before drawing to a halt at Damascus Gate, one of the ancient entrances to the “Old City” of Jerusalem which still functions as a main point of entry to this day. Powered … Read more

Israel Culture & Traditions: Things to Know Before You Go

Israel culture and traditions are worth reading up on ahead of your trip to beautiful Israel. This little nation, sandwiched between Jordan, Egypt, and Lebanon has a unique culture.  Israel today is a melting pot of different customs and traditions. A lot of controversy surrounds modern Israel. If you are considering travelling here and embarking … Read more

Israel – Jordan Border Crossing: Your Complete Guide for 2021

The Israel-Jordan border is crossed by thousands of tourists every year. This is one of just a few Middle Eastern overland borders that you can cross by land.  Crossing land borders may sound intimidating. However, the process is much more straight-forward than you may imagine.  Crossing the Israel-Jordan Border  There are several crossing points where … Read more