The best of Tel Aviv street food, market foods, and snacks.
Why, how, and where to eat vegan in Israel. All the best foods, in a list and on a map.
What are the kinds of Arabic around the world? What do they sound like? What do they have in common, and how are they different?
The best resources for learning Levantine Arabic spoken in Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, Jordan and Syria. Books, apps, software and websites.
The Dead Sea is one of the biggest attractions in Israel and the West Bank and the place I was most looking forward to when we decided to add Israel / Palestine to our travel plans. During our time here, I discovered that this area is so much more than floating on the Dead Sea…
Visiting for Eurovision? Or just for fun? Here’s a guide to living in Tel Aviv for the medium-term visitor: where to stay, how to pay for things, where to get a sim and everything else you need to know.
The complicated politics of nation, cultural identity and religion in Israel, Palestine or whatever you want to call “this part of the world”.
An complete guide to Arabic coffee, including the definition of “Arabic coffee”, where to drink Arabic coffee in Egypt and the Middle East, how to make Arabic coffee at home, and an analysis of Arabic vs Turkish coffee. By obsessive coffee lovers.
They’re both Semitic languages… but how similar are they? After learning to speak Arabic (and decent Hebrew) I try to answer this question in an easy-to-understand way.