"In Tel Aviv you play, and in Jerusalem you pray" my nightlife guide in Tel Aviv told me over dinner. I see what is meant by that phrase, but I beg to differ. Tel Aviv is certainly the most liberal city, and Jerusalem is known as the...

On my visit to Israel organised by the Israel Ministry of Tourism, I was very fortunate to be able to stay at Jerusalem's most famous and luxurious hotel, The King David. The King David Hotel is not just a hotel, but a landmark of Jerusalem. Opened...

The Dead Sea in Israel is the lowest point on earth. At 400 metres below sea level, this enormous salt lake is so salty that nothing can live in it, hence the name! Many people vacation here to enjoy the therapeutic properties of the water,...

The view from the top of Masada overlooking the Dead Sea is one of the best views I have seen in my entire life. Standing on this isolated rock cliff in the middle of the Israeli desert, looking out across to the Dead Sea, I...