Hiking to Lifta: An Abandoned Village Near Jerusalem

About 15 minutes by foot from Jerusalem, lies the stunning, abandoned village of Lifta. I’ve heard about it before, but have never gone to this place. Three days before Israel’s second coronavirus lockdown, I decided to join a friend on a hike from Lifta to Motsa Junction. This 8-km trail is amazing and includes a … Read more

Beit Guvrin National Park: A Beautiful Day Trip from Jerusalem

The Israel Pass has been launched a few months ago. This card combines the Rav Kav public transportation card with reduced tickets to national parks in Israel. And this made me think about the public transportation leading to those national parks. Is it easy to reach the parks by public transportation? Or is it better … Read more

Sataf: Beautiful Hiking Trails Just Outside Jerusalem

Sataf, a short drive from Jerusalem, is a beautiful site combining ancient history and wonderful views, situated in the Mountains of Jerusalem. This is where you can discover ancient agricultural techniques and see in your very own eyes ancient agriculture terraces, dating back to the Second Temple era, still functioning today. There are also two … Read more

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