Israel is a bucket-list place for travelers for many reasons. Whether you’re visiting for the rich culture, incredible history, or deep religious significance, there’s no shortage of things to do here in Israel. But when you come to Israel, be sure to bring your appetite, because Israeli cuisine is incredibly special, tasty, and unlike anywhere else in the world.
While you might head to Jerusalem to go on tours of the Old City, and wander around ancient sites, you’ll definitely want to add cafes in Jerusalem to your to-do list. If you’re anything like us, you’ll need plenty of caffeine to get through the day. Plus, many of these cafes have breakfast, lunch, snack options, and even dinner, to keep you fueled while you explore. Here’s our list of the best cafes in Jerusalem you should definitely visit while you’re in Israel.
While there are many different types of travelers, and we like to think that the world is safe and comfortable for everyone to explore, things are a little bit different for a solo female traveler. As every solo female traveler probably knows, there are certain places in the world that are more accessible, comfortable, and safe for women traveling alone.
The Judean Desert is a stunning wilderness stretching from East Jerusalem to the Dead Sea, where it meets the Negev in the south. This breathtaking expanse, referred to as Yeshimon (desert or wildland), is laden with mountains, deep ravines, sweeping dunes, and bundles of rock, intersected with pockets of lush greenery and seasonal streams.
Israel’s public transport has come on leaps and bounds over the last few decades, with the introduction of new train lines, bus routes, and even rentable bikes and scooters across various cities making this compact, yet diverse country, more and more accessible. Israel’s modern and ever-growing transportation network navigates visitors across most parts of the country without much hassle, and inter-city travel, such as with Jerusalem and Tel Aviv public transportation, has never been more swift!