Despite the number of Israeli travelers making their way around the world, there are comparatively few who put this small nation on their travel itinerary. And yet, the country is thick with history, culture, and contemporary places to party. Jo Fitzsimons explains why Israel and the Palestinian Territories should be on the backpacking trail.
“Ten measures of beauty where bestowed upon the world. Nine of them were taken by Jerusalem and one by the rest of the world.” (Babylonian Talmud, tractate kiddushim 49:2) In the shimmering July heat, Jerusalem streets are like a blur of colors and people from all walks of life. Walking from the Central bus station, […]