A Guide to Israel’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Pesach Benson; Honest Reporting

Israel boasts an array of  world heritage sites for anyone looking for an experience in the dimensions of nature, history or religion.

Source: A Guide to Israel’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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How I spent 24 hours in Haifa; Benyamin Cohen; From The Grapevine

With the clock ticking, my one-day adventure showcased a lot of what this northern Israeli city had to offer – despite tricky scheduling.

Source: How I spent 24 hours in Haifa

Israel to embrace more visitors, from China and worldwide; CGTN

In recent years, the number of Chinese travelers in Israel has gone up.

Source: Israel to embrace more visitors, from China and worldwide

Why scientists are saying you should visit these Mediterranean cities; Benyamin Cohen; From The Grapevine

Dozens of UNESCO World Heritage Sites could disappear, so start working on your bucket list now.

Source: Why scientists are saying you should visit these Mediterranean cities

15 Best Things To Do In Israel; Ketki Hanamshet; TripHobo

If you are wondering what to do in Israel, then you are in for a treat! Here are the best things to do in Israel just for you.

Source: 15 Best Things To Do In Israel

Israel & Palestinian Territories: 9 unique experiences; Rebecca Shapiro; Intrepid Travel Blog

 

Israel – Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee

I love Israel. I first visited age 16, and have returned again and again, drawn in by the vast array of experiences and landscapes this incredibly complex, achingly beautiful country offers.

There aren’t many places so small or so diverse you can travel from holy cities to ancient fortresses to surreal salt lakes in just one morning. Where you can find beach nightclubs, desert hikes and iconic religious sites sitting practically side by side.

And even in spite of the region’s uneasy politics, it’s growing fast as a tourist destination.

In fact, the most-recent World Tourism Organization Travel Barometer listed the Palestine Territories as the fastest-growing travel region in the world.

Here at Intrepid, we were really happy to hear that.

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10 Awesome Must-See Attractions in Israel & Palestine; Dominic Low; Tripzilla

Israel – Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee

Banish your perception that the Levant region is just all rocks and sand with these 10 breathtaking attractions in Israel & Palestine.

Try this experiment: tell your loved ones that you are going to Israel. Watch as at least half of them shriek and demand the reason for your apparent insanity. Then watch the other half provide general suggestions to “stay safe” and recommend travel insurance policies.

Contrary to popular belief, travel to and around Israel & the West Bank is generally safe, especially for tourists. Frequent flights from various cities, including Bangkok, to Israel can attest to that. It is also a myth that the region is all desert and grim solders. Wondrous cities, lush forests and beautiful coasts are aplenty.

One of TripZilla’s writers, Dominic Low, spent four months in both Israel & Palestine, and absolutely loved his time there.

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