Part of the joys of traveling to and from Israel is the airport security. And when I say “joy” I mean “Dear God, please make me invisible”. While this is seldom a concern for tour group travelers or a reason to fear, traveling alone can be a different story. On all separate occasions, I have been detained in a private room, questioned for 45 minutes upon entering the airport, told they think I have a bomb, and politely escorted through the airport bowels to identify my bag.
A few blog posts past, I covered several incredible facts about Israel. This is a continuation of that post as Israel has so many amazing things to claim. The list can go on and on. Check out some of what makes this tiny country great. Israel, the 100th smallest country, with less than 1/1000th of the world's population, can make claim to the following: PEOPLE AND LEADERS Twenty-four percent of Israel's workforce hold university degrees - ranking third in the industrialized w
It’s hard to go to Israel and not experience the Dead Sea as it provides experiences and sensations that are not found anywhere else on earth. Nothing I could say can prepare you for it- you just gotta do it. In August, my group had been looking forward to it since the beginning of the trip. Due to road construction at the Dead Sea, 2 popular “free” beaches have been closed down, leaving a resort with an entrance fee as one of the few choices. That’s ridiculous- we aren’t pay