Israel luxury Travel Vacation Guide

 

 The perfect destination for world-class travellers, Israel is ideally located at the intersection of Europe, Africa and Asia. It holds a wealth of tourist attractions and activities to provide you with lifelong memories. With more museums per capita than any other country in the world and world-class hotels, you will find everything designed with your comfort in mind.

Dead Sea Area

The Dead Sea area is one of the most popular attractions in Israel. See the replicas of the Dead Sea Scrolls at Bet Hasofer, enjoy the fun at the Atraktzia, a large water amusement park with water slides and a beach, or take a ride at Karting 200, the largest go-cart track in the country. There are beaches galore and spas where you can enjoy the curative properties of the waters of the Dead Sea.

City of Jerusalem

Israel is a popular destination with people who want to explore the roots of Judaism and Christianity. It is the site of many pilgrimages by Christians to Bethlehem, Nazareth and Jerusalem, not just during Christmas and Easter, but all throughout the year. Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and stand on the top of the Mount of Transfiguration. Watch the children at play in Cana and visit the Garden of Gethsemane.

Israel is the Promised Land for Jewish people and many come here to walk the streets of Jerusalem, visit the Dead Sea and stroll along the shores of Galilee.

Travel to Israel

You can fly to either Bethelehem or Jerusalem when you want to visit Israel. The country is quite small, only about the size of the state of New Jersey. There are buses and taxis to take you where you need to go.

Israel Languages

Hebrew and Arabic are currently official languages of Israel, English is also widely spoken.

The  Modern Hebrew, used was developed in the late 1800's based upon  ancient Hebrew and influenced by different  dialects of Yiddish, Slavic languages, and German.

 

 Israel Food and Drinks

You can get a variety of Western and Oriental food in Israel. Traditional kosher food adheres to the Jewish religious dietary law and under this law pork is prohibited. There are various wines available varying from white to red and from sweet to dry. Israeli beers are Gold Star and Maccabee and there are a variety of liqueurs you can also choose.

 

Israel Shopping and Safety

You do have to be vigilant when visiting Israel and keep to the main tourist areas. If you travel off the beaten track, you could be putting yourself at risk.

When you are shopping on vacation, Israel offers a wide choice in locations to shop. If you shop at a market, you are expected to bargain. Buying leather goods is very popular with tourists to Israel and if you pay in foreign currency, you will enjoy a discount of 25%. You just have to remember that the Arab and Jewish shopping locations have different opening and closing hours and Sunday is a normal working day here.
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