Hiking in the Eilat Mountains to Beautiful En Netafim

On the last day of the Passover holiday, my family and I drove up to the Eilat Mountains to try one of the many hiking trails, which we haven’t tried yet. We chose to hike the circular trail to En Netafim, which partly overlaps the Israel National Trail. It’s a 3.5-km trail, that takes you … Read more

3 to 5 Days in Eilat: Travel Ideas

Sunny Eilat

Soon flights will start landing in the new Ramon International Airport, which is situated about 20 km north of Eilat. Until then, flights are still landing in Ovda Airport, 60 km away from Eilat, which only makes it a little bit longer to reach the sunny city at the southern tip of Israel. Eilat lies … Read more

Birds, Agriculture and Ancient Wells Just Outside Eilat

 Most people come to Eilat to enjoy the fantastic sea and the colorful mountains, but there are also some interesting points in the Arava. The Arava is the narrow region that spreads all the way from the south of the Dead Sea to Eilat. It’s the long yellowish plain between the Negev Mountains (on the … Read more

The Ultimate Summer Guide to Israel

Disclaimer: This page contains affiliate links, meaning I get commission if you decide to make a purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. All the recommendations are my own. The Israeli Summer is already here! Summer in Israel takes place from June to September. I would recommend traveling to Israel in the … Read more

Top Free Things to do in Eilat

Eilat is a perfect destination for those of you seeking for some sea and sun and beautiful hiking trails. Here are some of the best free things you can do in Eilat: 1 – Enjoy the Red Sea: The Red Sea is the center of the city. We Israelis love going to the sea, swimming, … Read more

Camping Sites in and Around Eilat

Where can I camp in Eilat? – That’s a question I hear a lot lately. Eilat is full of hotels and even has some great hostels in it, but what if you’re on a very tight budget and don’t have much money for accommodation? In this case, you might want to know about the camping … Read more

Hiking Around Eilat – Beautiful Red Canyon

The Red Canyon

Planning to visit Eilat and wondering if there’s anything to do around the city? This post may interest you… About a week ago, during Sukkot, my family and I asked ourselves where should we go. It was a holiday, my young brother didn’t have school, my Dad had a break from work and we had … Read more

There’s No Public Transportation on Shabbat

I had to take care of two of my friend’s cats the other Saturday. She lives in quite a remote neighborhood of Jerusalem named Gilo. Someone was able to give me a lift to Gilo in the I’ll begin with a story. A few years ago, I had to take care of my friend’s cats. She … Read more

The Thai Corner in Eilat – Super Friendly

It was a chilly night. I just arrived from Jerusalem and was driving to my parents’ home when my phone rang. A friend I haven’t seen for a long time asked if I wanted to meet and eat somewhere. I said – “Why not. Where do you want to eat?” That’s how I got to … Read more

Meet Umm Rash-Rash

In a couple of days, I’m going to leave my beloved childhood city of Eilat and move to Jerusalem. Before I go, I want to tell you a story about Umm Rash-Rash. Now, what does that have to do with Eilat, you ask? Simple! Umm Rash-Rash was the original name of the area before it turned to … Read more

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