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Dialogue In The Dark - Holon Israel

Last week I had an amazing opportunity given to me by Milestones Israel…I was given the chance to visit the Blind museum based in Holon , just outside of Tel Aviv. It is a once in a lifetime experience that will only be available to you in this part of the world. It gave me […]

Purim 2014 has Arrived

Today the event of Purim has begun…the streets are covered with children on their way to school in costume, all the stalls in the markets are outselling their costume accessories, and those in the city will not be able to pass through without being aware that something is going on today. Purim celebrates the story […]

Rockets into Roses

An amazing idea,story,product that I only came across on coincidence.After visiting the Art Fair in Tel Aviv last Tuesday Nachlat binyamin, and returning back home, my roommate told me of a company or organisation called “rockets into roses”.An amazing idea which I will explain in a nutshell but really worth visiting their website to get […]

Purim - From Cinderella to Queen Esther

Two very different stories have happened in Israel over the years, both of which include 3 very similar factors-     Both from Sephardi Backgrounds Both events happennd around Purim Both girls went from a quiet life to being Princesses   The Facts –  1928 -Tzipora Tzabari  –  From a Yemiite Background Tzipora  rode her donkey and cart to deliver milk to the […]

The Chabad Chickpea -Pantry Packers

An incredible story and person which I met when at a convention in Tel Aviv recently, was a Chabad Rabbi,who participates in an idea that took my mind by storm. Volunteers who come and work to help (even Tourists are open to this opportunity) and donate their time by helping to process food stables such […]

The Evolution of Personalized Travelling

The world of Travel and Tourism is an ever-evolving world and consistently changing to fit the travelers needs…we are constantly looking for that cutting edge factor, something a little bit different, something that stands out more , something else to tell people about back home, there is always just something extra that a traveler needs […]

The Burma Road Saves Jerusalem

65 years ago, under the cover of night, 3 men drove a military jeep into the unknown. It was just days after they suffered great losses in an attempt to occupy the fortress of Latrun. The mighty police station built by the British was held by the Jordanian forces, effectively blocking the road to Jerusalem. […]

Rainy Day Activities

Israeli winters are admittedly short if you compare them to, well, anywhere else in the world. For a few months every year, however, we have our fair share of storms. As I write this, I am sitting at the Aroma Coffee Shop at the Tel Aviv Port, watching the ferocious winds throw waves onto the […]

Montefiore's Windmill

The Montefiore windmill is one of those quintessential Jerusalem landmarks. It’s a cupola-capped English-styled mill located in Mishkenot Sha’ananim, part of Yemin Moshe — the first Jewish neighborhood built in the late 1800s outside the walls of the Old City by Moses Montefiore, the English banker and philanthropist. Montefiore was a fan of Jerusalem, visiting […]