Israel Travel

Enter The Gates Of Hell – The Hinnom Valley in Jerusalem

If you ever wondered what it’s like in Hell this post is just for you!
Enter Gehenna, which literally means hell. A place cursed for eternity for the vile rituals that took place there.
A vast necropolis in the heart of Jerusalem, where the living meets the dead. Join me to discover ancient graves and local heavy metal bands.

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A road trip through the Israeli Desert

Beside being the area with rich historical roots and events, Israel is also famous for is its’ beautiful deserts and unique geological formations. This time, we went on a road trip for a family vacation to the resort city of Eilat on the Red Sea. Marveling at its’ beautiful desert scenery, with it’s red mountains and the largest erosion corrie in the world, the Ramon Crater.

What do the Pope, a Rabbi, and a Mukhtar have in Common?

Long ago, textiles and garbs were considered valuable gifts, often gifted by Kings and Elites to one another. This week I got a chance to visit a place in the Old City of Jerusalem, a textile merchant, who holds in his store the most luxurious and rare fabrics one can find. Among his customers are high religious officials of all main religions, including the Pope.

The Mamilla Cemetery in downtown Jerusalem

Nestled in the heart of downtown Jerusalem lies Mamilla cemetery, a medieval relic in the midst of the city. Discover the history of Jerusalem while walking among the graves of soldiers, leaders, merchants, and holy Sheikhs.

Who do the 12,000 bodies buried in the Lions’ Cave belong to?

A Jew, A Muslim, and a Christian walk into a cave…
What they found there were a bunch of Goths having an afternoon picnic.

Let us travel back in time, to the Middle Ages and the Byzantine era to find out about the story behind the dreaded Lions’ Cave nestled in the heart of Gan Ha’atzmaut in downtown Jerusalem. While we are exploring the dark past of the park, let me tell you about the Jerusalem Gothic Picnic and the local Gothic scene and events.

10 Essential Tips for Traveling Safely in Israel

Israel is a historically rich country where you will find diverse cultures and beautiful nature, a country where anyone can find their place. Despite the wonder you will find here, you should also be aware of the less wonderful aspects of this unique country. In this post, I will share my top 10 tips for traveling safely in this beautiful land. I will inform you about the little things you might find only here, considering Israels’ unique nature.