With a nickname like “the land of milk and honey,” it should be no surprise Israel is jam-packed with delicious food and drink. If you’re not familiar with what to taste, how to order it or where to find the best stall among the troves in Israel’s bustling markets, don’t despair: Delicious Israel is here to help. Former attorney and amateur chef Inbal Baum emigrated from the United States to Israel in 2009 and ultimately opened Delicious Israel in 2011 to share her passions for Israeli cuisine and culture with visitors.
With more than 6,000 islands total, with 227 inhabited, in Greece, the selection is overwhelming. Which one is perfect for your next vacation?
Floating in the Dead Sea is a bucket-list experience, but you can’t exactly just walk up to it and flop in. And you wouldn’t want to. While it’s true that the high density of the salt-packed sea will force you to float with no effort of your own, there are several other considerations and preparations to make before arriving if you’re looking for maximum enjoyment (and lack of injury).
The Yemeni Island of Socotra is home to wildlife and plant life never found anywhere else in the world. The island is part of an archipelago in the Indian Ocean and a beloved symbol of the Arabian Sea. With the region rife with war at the moment, experts are beginning to wonder how much longer its unique topography will last.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
When traveling to a foreign land, it’s a great idea to look up the trending fashion and try to adapt. Sometimes, tourists are signaled out for malicious intent, for example, scamming or stealing, and locals can identify them by their clothing. Clothing is an easy way to stand out from a crowd, especially when someone comes from a Western country, like America or Europe, and travels to a more conservative country.