Tel Aviv

After cold rainy days in Jerusalem, you can imagine my happiness when arriving in warm sunny Tel Aviv. Walking along the beach, watching the sunset, exploring Yafo, wandering through shuks (markets), and eating amazing food was all we needed to start the new year. And taking pictures of cats! Lots of cats! Place where we…

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Masada and the Dead Sea

Floating on the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, was that once in a lifetime experience we couldn’t get around doing when traveling to Israel. Without a car, we booked a tour and spent the day exploring the ruins of Masada in the desert (bring a picnic!) where we even felt some raindrops (something…

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Jerusalem

After spending Christmas with our respective families, Julien and I flew to Israel. The ignorant than I am was looking forward to sunny skirt weather, making our arrival in Jerusalem all the more brutal. It turns out, Jerusalem during Winter, is pretty cold. The windiest storm welcomed us as we headed to Mahane Yehuda Market…

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