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Tel Aviv Port. Photo by Flash90.
Israel’s top 10 extreme sports

Israel’s top 10 extreme sports

Israel offers thrill-seekers everything from surfing and spelunking to paragliding and parkour, in some of the world’s most spectacular scenery. ISRAEL21c takes a look at the top 10.   Extreme sports – the popular term for a slew of inherently …

GoEco brings ‘voluntourists’ to Israel [video]

GoEco brings ‘voluntourists’ to Israel [video]

Want to help preserve Israel’s wildlife, deserts or hiking trails? GoEco will match you with the eco-tourism site of your choice. GoEco, an Israeli organization for “voluntourists” — socially conscious tourists who want to contribute something to the community and …

Tel Aviv’s most legendary boulevard [video]

Tel Aviv’s most legendary boulevard [video]

It’s not just one of Tel Aviv’s liveliest streets, the legendary Rothschild Boulevard also boasts some of the city’s best Bauhaus-style buildings. Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard, one of its oldest and most beautiful streets, is home to million-dollar residences, cafes …

Port of Call: Tel Aviv [video]

Port of Call: Tel Aviv [video]

Tel Aviv’s restored port has become the city’s entertainment hub, with trendy shops, bars and cafes. That it recently won a prestigious European landscape prize only adds to its appeal. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeZQ2Mw5b2I No matter the time of day, there are always …

Tel Aviv’s newest, coolest place to be [video]

Tel Aviv’s newest, coolest place to be [video]

After years of neglect, the historic Tel Aviv-Jaffa train station is making history again. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmGLEpXPNX8 The Tel Aviv-Jaffa railway station was one end of Israel’s first railway line, built in 1892 to connect Jaffa with Jerusalem. After years of neglect, …

Israel’s sin city by the sea [video]

Israel’s sin city by the sea [video]

The metropolis that has it all, Lonely Planet calls Tel Aviv a modern sin city by the sea when placing it third in the world’s Top Ten cities to visit in 2011. It has a truly open, liberal and relaxed …

A luxury window to the best of Jerusalem

A “unique hotel with more dash than David Beckham,” Jerusalem’s Mamilla Hotel adjacent to the Old City, has been picked as one of the world’s top places to stay. The Mamilla Hotel’s rooftop sundeck provides a rare view of the …

Israel’s wine country [video]

Israel’s wine country [video]

Wine may have been produced in Israel since the 1880s, but in the last decades it’s truly taken off. ISRAEL21c takes a look at the home of Israel’s wine industry. The town of Zichron Ya’acov, south of Haifa and overlooking …