Acre is one of the most ancient port cities in the world, and its history goes back as far as the Bronze Age. For centuries, the city was overtaken by one dominion and then another, as warriors found it a strategic point of entry from which to conquer the land of Israel. Acre reached the height of its development in the 13th century, when it served as the capital of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. The most impressive remains found in the city date from this period, as well as from the Ottoman era, when Acre served as the major port city of the area. In the 19th century, the prominence of the city of Acre began a steady decline, as Haifa became the major port city in Israel. Continue reading
Israel tourism is one of the most extraordinary experiences a person can go through. There’s nothing quite like this magnificent Mediterranean country, a magical mix of religion, nature, nightlife and all the pleasures imaginable in the mind of the modern tourist.
Still, many people find themselves wishing to visit Israel but somewhat fear about their personal safety and security. Well, fear no more! Although Israel is indeed a star in the evening news, visiting Israel is not very different than any other vacation travel.
Crime rates in Israel are much much lower than other countries around the world and the rest is pretty much noise and bad publicity. Israel’s first goal is to protect its citizens and the state security is top-notch, perhaps the best in the world. We all heard the stories about ELAL’s security procedures, making the national Israeli airline to be the safest around the globe, and that’s what Israelis do best – keep things on the safe side.
Of course that all of the above doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take any precautions when traveling, and there are a few pointers to keep in mind, whether you are planning to go by yourself or join an Israel tour. Continue reading
Planning you trip to the Holy Land in the near future? Then you might want to start looking for cheap flights to Israel for your trip. By saving on your flights, you can use the extra money for other needs.
It use to be tricky to find best prices on flights and hotels. But recently Wego launch their Indonesian version of their site to help Indonesian to travel better.
Wego Indonesia is a travel search engine that helps you find cheap hotels, cheap flights, vacation packages, activities & tours and travel deals. At Wego Indonesia you can search for cheap flights to Israel and also book for cheap hotels in Israel with one click.
Here’s what you need to do
- Open Wego Indonesia on your browser (http://www.wego.co.id)
- On Wego Indonesia’s homepage fill out the search for flights. Then click on “search flights” button
- Wego will then search over hundreds of online travel agent and airlines websites for best prices
- You can also filter out the result based on prices, direct / stops, airlines, etc
- Click on your preferable cheap flights to Israel to continue the process
Wego Indonesia is the right place to plan your trip to the Holy Land.