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Scene from a Tel Aviv gay pride parade by Roni Schutzer/FLASH90.
Ancient Romans built it, modern Israelis love it

Ancient Romans built it, modern Israelis love it

Once the most important port city in Roman Palestine, today Caesarea offers a mix of Mediterranean sports and intriguing antiquities. Photo by Shiran Antebi Caesarea Harbor. Way back in Roman times, chariot racing was a box-office hit in the Mediterranean …

Touring Jerusalem by Segway [video]

Touring Jerusalem by Segway [video]

If you’re touring Jerusalem, hop on a Segway. It’s greener than a bus and more fun than walking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V2St52nGRg Four years ago, Israeli tour guide Assaf Polivoda first laid eyes on a Segway, the two-wheel, American-made personal transportation powered by …

An ancient Crusader capital [video]

An ancient Crusader capital [video]

The Old City of Acco (Acre) contains architectural treasures dating back to the 13th century. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVqeMxIyBxk In the 13th century, Acre was a bustling Third Crusade town with 30,000 residents – larger than Paris at the time. Now this history …

Rediscovering Nazareth

Rediscovering Nazareth

The Galilee cradle of Christianity is a rising tourist destination for holy sites and ancient architecture as well as ecotourism, hiking and hands-on activities.

Jaffa’s flea market gets hip [video]

Jaffa’s flea market gets hip [video]

It’s one of the oldest flea markets in the world, but now Jaffa’s shuk hapishpishim is rapidly becoming the hottest as designers, artists and gourmands move in. Inexpensive and secondhand goods? Yes, they’re still on sale at the Jaffa flea …

Top 10 alternative tourist spots in Israel

There’s no shortage of fascinating tourist sites for the first time traveler to Israel. But what about on that next visit, when you’ve already done Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Masada? Fortunately, we have just the TripTik for you: our top 10 “off-the-beaten-track” tourist attractions in Israel.