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What to Wear for a Day in the Old City of Jerusalem

How to dress for an all day hike, with religious sites, scorching sun, and a water tunnel at the end? Here’s my guide to preparing for a tour in the Old City of Jerusalem. … Read More

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Why You Should Keep Your Plans to Visit Israel

The news looks scary. Here’s why you should keep those plans to visit Israel this summer. … Read More

Where to Stay and for How Long in Israel, Your Itinerary

Figuring out where in Israel to stay and for how long is complicated. I break it down here and make it simple. … Read More

How Much Should I Tip in Israel?

One of the most common questions I’m asked as a tour guide in Israel is, “How much do I tip …?” Here’s the answer for the most likely cases! … Read More

7 Rules for Packing for Your Israel Tour

Packing for a trip to Israel can involve some unique challenges. These seven simple rules will help you make sure you bring everything you need, and nothing you don’t. … Read More