The Stronghold at Masada Welcome back to our virtual tour of Israel where we are picking up where we left off last week from Masada. We talked about the story of this unique place and its tragic ending. If you were not with us last time, please go back and read Part 1 so you […]
The Bedouin Experience Check out our IsraeLink favorite Bedouin experiences as featured in the article by Israel21C. Everyone knows that the best part of travel is the experience. What make an experience into an incredible thing are the people you meet. When it comes to a visit to one of the nomadic tribes of Israel, […]
“Darom Adom” Every year thousands of Israeli families flock down to the south of Israel to see a unique sight- fields painted red with flowers! After the rainy season comes the annual bloom of these beautiful red flowers in the Northern Negev region of Israel. This festival called “Darom Adom” started back in 2007 […]
What I Ate in Israel (Israel Travel Guide Series Part 1) It’s finally here – My Israel Foodie Guide! These are my favourite eats that I had while in Israel! I hope you enjoy! Shalom Wow, Israel. SHALOM! I can summarise my experience in Israel in one sentence. Israel nourished my mind, my […]
The history of the old and new can be seen in Bethsaida, ruins of what was once a place of profound teachings mentioned many times in the New Testament.
Pictured above is the Franciscan Chapel on the Mount of Beatitudes in the Galilee. (photo credit: American Israel Tours) Mount of Beatitudes Today is a special virtual touring day in the Galilee. We will go only to one stop; to a place called the Mount of Beatitudes, or in Hebrew Har Osher. The literal translation […]
Archaeology allows us to step back in time to get a glimpse of what it was like when Biblical
The beautiful area surrounding the Kinneret, or Sea of Galilee as many know it, is incredibly rich with history, meaning and good, old-fashioned family charm. Visiting Kibbutz Ginnosar is just one of these treasures and deserves not to be missed!
A historical walk through Jaffa, Israel. One of the oldest operating ports in the world and the home to incredible history, diversity and modern culture.
Do you want to travel to Israel? Planning a trip to Israel is the start of an unforgettable trip to the Holy Land. This tiny country is one of the world’s most exciting and varied destinations. Before you go, you’ll want to take a run through some tips and resources, especially if you are a first-time […]
The Middle Ages had a huge impact on Christianity and Islam today. An overview of Middle Ages battles shaping the country.
It is fascinating to read the opening paragraphs of Jon Jeter’s 2001 article on Johannesburg confronting an unprecedented environmental crisis as tons of refuse bloated landfills and clogged streets. He writes: “Come nightfall, downtown Johannesburg is overrun with garbage, coating the pavement with a greasy paste. Buffeted by the wind, empty cartons, crumpled paper, bottles, […]
SA CHRISTIANS AND JEWS UNITE TO SAVE LIVES When Israel was rocked by three separate terror attacks on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, Israel’s ‘Red Cross’, known as MDA (Magen David Adom – or Red Shield of David) could zip through the Tel Aviv area’s evening rush-hour traffic and save lives. They arrived quickly to the […]
No visit to Tel Aviv would be complete without visiting at least one market, or “shuk” as it is known locally. This gives visitors a chance to experience a slice of Israeli culture and to enjoy a ‘taste’ of its lifestyle. As my literati friend, Henrietta David so eloquently put it: “Reminds me of Alice […]
Carpeting Europe’s verdant landscape are majestic castles alluring tourists by their magnitude, splendor and history. South African TV viewers of the 2017 Tour de France would have noticed some of these impressive castles, fortresses and splendid Chateaus along the route watching out for their cycling compatriots – Janse van Rensberg, Jaco Venter and Louis Meintjies. […]