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My Heart's Home

ISRAEL | Sat, 16 Jul 2016 | By ritawanderlust | Views [363]

The water was rising. The ceilings and walls were getting closer, closer, and closer until we were hunched over, slogging through knee-deep water. I was especially grateful, at this moment, that had I never suffered from claustrophobia. Though, after ... Read more >

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USA | Thu, 26 Jun 2014 | By teflprague | Views [304]

Welcome!      Hello all, my name is Jake. Like many people, I want to travel and see the world. I want to experience all this planet of ours has to offer, both in nature and culture. And like most of us, I have to live in this world ... Read more >

Tags: israel, prague, study, study abroad, summer in europe, tefl

Photos: Israel 2010

ISRAEL | Sat, 10 May 2014 | By sarahnicole | Photo Gallery

Three weeks of archaeology and touring around the country.
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Tags: archaeology, dead sea, en gedi, israel, jerusalem, lake tiberias, masada, mediterranean sea, mount arbel, sea of galilee


ISRAEL | Mon, 14 Apr 2014 | By kmontana75 | Views [375] | Comments [2]

Isreal started roughly. At the Rome airport, I was interrogated for three hours about why I was visiting Israel. Some of the many questions asked consisted of if I knew people here, how was this trip funded and could I prove it, did I plans going to ... Read more >

Tags: beach, bethlehem, israel, jerusalem, religion, tel aviv

Morning spent Exploring the Old City of Jerusalem

ISRAEL | Mon, 4 Mar 2013 | By treefrog | Views [912]

It was Tuesday 27 December, day 4 of my Israel  Adventure and so far it had been stunning, filled with great people and extraordinary places to see.   I started my day early and walked from New Gate down ... Read more >

Tags: church, david’s tomb, domica cathedral, hagia maria sion abbey, israel, jerusalem, photography, the last supper, travel

Exploring Mount Zion in Jerusalem, Israel

ISRAEL | Fri, 1 Mar 2013 | By treefrog | Views [1018]

  Day 3: Monday 26 December, of my adventure The rain finally let up so this morning I took the hostels free city tour , it is a 3hour walking tour that was very informative and we had a great guide that made it a lot of fun! ... Read more >

Tags: church of ascension, gethsemane, israel, jerusalem, mount zion, paretnoster, photography, tour, travel, western wall

Christmas Day at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem

ISRAEL | Fri, 22 Feb 2013 | By treefrog | Views [611]

  Day 2: Sunday 25 December 2011   It rained all day long and was about 15 degrees and very foggy. The city was covered in a white mist. I took the tram to the Holocaust museum, it is a stunning building and everything was so well ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, israel, jerusalem, photography, travel, yad vashem

The night before Christmas which I spent in Bethlehem!!

ISRAEL | Tue, 19 Feb 2013 | By treefrog | Views [1552]

Saturday 24 December  At 3o’clock the afternoon on my first day in Israel I joined the Abraham hostel tour to Bethlehem. Unfortunately the guide was absolutely useless, he didn’t give us any extra information about the area or ... Read more >

Tags: bethlehem, christmas, church, israel, janaline smalman, nativity, photography, travel

Christmas in Jerusalem, Israel starts!!

ISRAEL | Wed, 13 Feb 2013 | By treefrog | Views [1208]

This was going to be my very first Christmas all alone so I wanted to make it really special, and what better place is there to spend Christmas than in Israel?!  As I started my Israel adventure I put my I-pod on random. I stepped out of the ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, church, israel, janaline smalman, jerusalem, old city, photography, travel

Flying Among the Stars

SOUTH AFRICA | Sun, 4 Nov 2012 | By lianarothman | Views [410] | Comments [1]

Leaving Israel last night was refreshing, exciting, a little nerve wracking, and dream-like. Ever since I attended an international interfaith program two years ago and met people from Cape Town, I knew I wanted to go. Hearing about the aesthetics, culture, ... Read more >

Tags: addis ababa, adventure, cape town, ethiopia, israel, johannesburg, journey, leaving, south africa, stars

A Morning in Jerusalem

ISRAEL | Tue, 16 Oct 2012 | By lianarothman | Views [349]

Stepping out of my brother's hip, centrally located, apartment building in downtown Jerusalem, a cool gust of wind greets me. I look around. To the left there are three men taking out the trash, or cleaning up around the big trash can and the area, or ... Read more >

Tags: coffee, gap year, israel, jerusalem, morning, people-watching, sun, train, traveling

Israel: Tales from the Dead Sea

ISRAEL | Tue, 29 May 2012 | By travel-tips | Views [7599] | Comments [1]

Witnessing the Dead Sea for the first time was very surreal.  I kept hearing whispers of how you were able to float in one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world, and that is it actually evaporating.   The shores of the Dead Sea lay claim to ... Read more >

Tags: dead sea, israel, tips, travel

Nomads on the Road - Yael in the Middle East

ISRAEL | Mon, 21 Nov 2011 | By nomads-news | Views [3542]

Yael Gaffney works in the Customer Service Centre at World Nomads and recently returned from adventures on the road.  Where did you go?  Israel and Jordan. I grew up hearing stories about the time my mum lived on an Israeli kibbutz in the late 70’s ... Read more >

Tags: israel, jordan, nomads on the road, staff, travel

T-6 Days

USA | Tue, 2 Aug 2011 | By julie_bien | Views [446]

It's less than one week til I head back to Israel, almost one year after I first went. I'm a very different person this time around, with a very different reason for going. Last year, I had just graduated from college with my BA in Anthropology and ... Read more >

Tags: before the trip, israel

2011 Travel Photography Scholarship

USA | Wed, 15 Jun 2011 | By kdeanto | Views [431]

The greatest gift I have ever been given was the opportunity to be a guest in the great nation of Israel. I was accepted amongst other young Jewish adults for an all expense paid journey of discovering our roots, heritage, and history. The entire trip ... Read more >

Tags: israel, scholarship, travel photography scholarship 2011

My First Real Adventure

ISRAEL | Tue, 29 Mar 2011 | By disorientednomad | Views [442]

I have been a traveler since I was a kid.  My father is an archaeologist and he did not like to leave his family at home, so every summer, starting when I was 7, my parents would pack us up and drag us along to Israel.  Growing up in Fl, the weather ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, archaeology, israel, teenager

Fashion for Israel (before)

POLAND | Mon, 8 Nov 2010 | By julitxu | Views [486] | Comments [1]

In a few days i'd be boarding for plane for Israel. November, cold temperatures and rains in my part of Europe. But what about Israel? Most of the time i'd be spending in the city of Jerusalem, and a party weekend in the Tel Aviv - the Lonely ... Read more >

Tags: before, fashion, israel

My Photo scholarship 2010 entry

ISRAEL | Sun, 17 Oct 2010 | By joni | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

This summer I travelled to Slovakia, Israel and Venice. I am a cameraman and was called to work in Slovakia and Venice. Israel was my personal holiday so I left behind my video gear and put on a photographer suit for the first time! I took around 2000 ... Read more >
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Tags: #2010wnphoto, israel, jerusalem, jesus christ, passion, travel photography scholarship 2010, via dolorosa

Losing my Religion.

ISRAEL | Wed, 11 Nov 2009 | By ejpredny | Views [580]

Trying to keep up with you...but I don't know if I can do it! (thought I would stick with REM since it is working for me :) We snuck into Jerusalem under the cover of the night. Strike driving from Tel Aviv left us all a bit tired, but caffeinated around ... Read more >

Tags: armenien, christian, emily predny, israel, jerusalem, jewish, muslim, predny, temple mount, tomb of jesus

It's the End of the World as We Know It. and i feel fine.

ISRAEL | Fri, 30 Oct 2009 | By ejpredny | Views [546]

Raindrops seep through the window panes, soaking harbingers of melancholy directing my keystrokes. Gone is the din of traffic rushing by on the street below. Silent are the chattering sidewalks of flea market sales. Friday night is the start of Shabbot, ... Read more >

Tags: emily predny, israel, jaffa, predny, tel aviv

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