Israel Travel Guides for Backpackers

Jerusalem: the Old City must-see

Ever wondered about visiting Israel? The holy land, as it is commonly labelled in predominantly Christian Europe, plays a major role in Islam and Judaism as well. The best way to witness and experience the coexistence of these religions is to arrive right in the centre, Jerusalem. My first impression […]
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India Tour of Kasol-Manikaran-Kheerganga

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.”                                             […]
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City break: Copenhagen by bike

Copenhagen is one of the most developed cities in the world when talking about mobility. The best way for visiting Copenhagen in a 2 days city-break is by bike, because they have 350 km of bike lanes all over the city, in the suburbs and around the city, even in […]
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Whangarei – Beaches, Bush Walks and Sightseeing

When I first arrived in New Zealand I started working as an Au Pair on a dairy farm just north of a city called Whangarei. With around 40,000 people Whangarei is one of the smaller cities in the North Island. While the provincial character might not sound very appealing to […]
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Hitchhiking into Islamic state of Iran

The Pink mosque, Shiraz Oh no! Don’t go to Iran, there are protest there now, it is like war. That’s what we heard from our family and friends before we left the last city of Turkey, Dogubeyazit and started our way to Iran. We chose the […]
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Major sights of Moscow

Moscow is one of the most beautiful cities in Russia and in the world and a real paradise for travelers: everyone can find any kind of entertainment for any taste and budget. In this article I will give you a general review of where to go and what to do […]
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Best Things To Do In Kasol

Everybody reading this has a different purpose but one thing which is common among all of us is the will to travel, to not be in the same place as we were a year ago, to live to the fullest, to make new friends, to gain new experiences, and most […]
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Hampi , Karnataka – The remains of the Vijayanagar Empire

Why Visit Hampi? “The city Vijayanagar is such that the eye has not seen, nor ear heard of any place resembling it upon the earth  “. Abdur Razzak a 15th century Persian Ambassador after his visit to the Vijayanagara empire during its peak time. The picture will never do justice to what […]
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West Bank Secrets: The Stunning Town of Nablus

The West Bank is known to many as a politically unstable and tumultuous region, with frequent protests and outbreaks of violence. That is, of course, the most common context in which this region appears when addressed in the media. However, scattered throughout this rather tranquil landscape are some of the […]
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5-Day Intensive Israel Tour

My Trip I travelled in mid-January, which is considered Israel’s rainy season, though coming from Scandinavia I found the weather quite enjoyable. I spent 2 full days in Jerusalem, 1 day at the Dead Sea, and 2 days in Tel Aviv where I flew in and out of. I stayed […]
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Exploring the Adriatic Coast: Croatia & Montenegro

Dubrovnik The scenery around this spectacular area starts well before you even get off the plane. If you’re flying in any time during the day you’re in for a treat as you’ll be greeted with insane views of glistening aqua sea inlets amidst the mountainous terrain. My guess is that […]
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Its not all about the yoga in Rishikesh

Never too old to travel I’ve often been told I am super lucky to have been living overseas for nearly three years. When I mention that it was not luck or fate, it was about letting go of what society told me my life should be, that’s when changes started […]
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Tour Tel Aviv by Markets

Do you want to discover the many diverse sides of Tel Aviv, learn your way around the city, and sample a taste (literally!) of every style, culture, color, and food that this beautiful city has to offer? Then all you need to do is visit each of Tel Aviv's 5 […]
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5 things to do in Tel Aviv during Shabbat

Tel Aviv is one of the most liberal places in the Middle East – there's a world-renowned annual gay pride parade, parties going on 24/7 and many restaurants in the city are not even kosher! This is really different from the rest of Israel where religion plays a much bigger […]
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Kathmandu: The Basics and Essentials of Nepal

How to Survive Arriving in Kathmandu Kathmandu is one of the many cities adapting and changing to meet growing tourism demands. Other online forums easily become outdated in the fast paced technology and modernized to the developing nation. It is obvious the tourism is building rapidly, and for good reason. […]
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Best Live Acts in Toronto, Canada

The Toronto International BuskerFest Has It All Planning a trip in the future to the great city of Toronto, Ontario? Let me give you a couple insider tips that will make your time in the city more enjoyable! Toronto is the most populated city in Canada. Twenty-five million tourists visit […]
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Of swiss cheese, trains and people

Of swiss cheese, trains and people The first thing you should do before starting this article should be finding a playlist of Moby on youtube and clicking on it. Done? That was the playlist on my ipod while I watched Switzerland go by through a train window. It suited the […]
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Twelve Hours in Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan is my favourite place in Thailand. I love the relaxed vibe and numerous cats, chickens, dogs, and buffalos, the delicious food, idyllic beaches, lush jungle, and balmy temperatures. While the island is notorious for it's Full Moon Party, there is so much more to be discovered and, with the […]
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Tel Aviv: 10 places to enjoy the city

“Tel Aviv” in Hebrew means “a hill of spring”. It was originally built like a Jewish suburb of Jaffa city. Nowadays it’s a modern part of municipality Tel Aviv-Jaffa. You will fall in love with this city because of its unforgettable sunsets, its own style formed from dozens of different […]
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Pune: The Underdog of Metropolitan Cities

This kind Marathi lady invited me to her house and introduced me to her socially awkward cat 🙂   Not too long ago, I found myself in Pune. It’s a city quite far removed from the lists of ideal tourist destinations. The basic things I knew […]
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Weekend Getaway to Little Lhasa

     Little Lhasa is a small town located in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.  It is generally referred to as McLeod Ganj.  It is   known as Little Lhasa because   its major population consists of Tibetan People. McLeod Gang is the official residence of   Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama . Owing […]
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Israel : Palmahim Beach

Sunny day at Palmahim Beach Little bit about myself Hello everyone! My name is Mickey and here I would tell you about my Mermaid adventures and the places I find myself in! I live in Israel and most of the time I plan my next destination to fly to. I can't […]
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Israel – My top 5 places to visit

Israel – My top 5 places to visit Three years ago, I had a chance to visit Israel. Like most of my trips, this one came out of nowhere. Never before I had plans to visit Tel Aviv, but – I met some wonderful people from Israel on my previous […]
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Israel: Ein Gedi & Eilat

Relaxing in Ein Gedi Days 10-12 (Sept 15-17, 2014) Click on the Cities/Sights in the grey italics to take you to the google maps Page for each location, where you'll be able to see where it is, some images, and a brief description of each place.  Day 10 was quiet, but […]
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Living in Bangkok

Bangkok is a city you either love or hate – there's no in-between. It's known for it's crazy nightlife, stunning lady-boy's, ping-pong shows and constant bumper to bumper traffic. Yet thousands of foreigners flock to Bangkok each year to work and live a more luxurious life. In order to fulfil that […]
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A Paradise Called Itacaré

Of a indigenous origin and surrounded by natural beauty variety, the brazilian city enchants its people and foreigners who leave everything to live in paradise. By Laís Queiroz Imagine this scenario: a coastline formed by the succession of white sand beaches, surrounded by coconut trees, surrounded by the Atlantic Forest […]
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“Kasol : an ambiguous destination magnified”

Kasol, ideally a very small place hibernating in the hills of himalayas but practically a plethora of allurement. With a population around 800 people, as acknowledged by the locals of the village. Kasol is a village in the Parvati Valley of district, Kullu. Kasol is 50 kms away from Kullu.  […]
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Salvador & Morro de São Paulo

Morro De São Paulo I set off on a two hour boat trip to Morro De São Paulo, where I had planned to relax on the beautiful beaches that I had heard so much about. Many of my Brazillian friends had recommended that I should go to Morro De São Paulo, as […]
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