Visiting Masada near the Dead Sea, Israel

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...

Floating in the Dead Sea Video, Israel

The Dead Sea is salt lake bordering Jordan to the East and Israel to the West. At 400m below sea level it's the lowest place on Earth, and definitely an experience for your bucket list.  Floating in the Dead Sea Israel The Dead Sea is 33.7% salt,...

What to Wear in Israel in March

When I was packing for Israel I was really puzzled as to what the weather would be like in March. I checked the weather forecast and the temperature in Jerusalem that day was 26˚C, but the predicted temperatures for the date of my arrival were...

Video: Tasting Halva at Halva Kingdom in Israel

In Jerusalem I visited Mahane Yehuda Market, also known as "the shuk", where I had the opportunity to try some Halva at a stall called Halva Kingdom. If you haven't heard of Halva before, it's a dense, sweet confection that comes in big slabs. Israeli...

Israel: My Best Adventure So Far!

I have just returned from my very first visit to Israel, and honestly I have so much to say I don't even know where to start! I spent 6 days touring the country as a guest of the Israel Ministry of Tourism, exploring Jerusalem, the...