Greece, the Cradle of Western Civilisation

Greece, also known as the cradle of Western civilisation (where democracy, Western philosophy and literature, major scientific and mathematic principles, among others were birthed), is more than just a beautiful scenic country often portrayed in shades of pristine white and blue....

Aboard the Aegean Cruise in Greece

Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world today, with more than 200 inhabited islands, a plethora of rich historic sites, picturesque beaches and monumental mountain ranges. Located at the intersection of Europe, Asia and Africa, Greece sits on the...

Passover: The Story of Exodus

Passover or Pesach is a widely observed Jewish holiday commemorating the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It also celebrates the story of the Exodus and the birth of the Jewish nation after being freed by God from captivity under the leadership of...

Spring Season for Israel’s Brilliant Flowers

As the weather warms up, there are plenty of orchards and flowers in bloom. See the variety of flowers scattered around the nation, colouring the fields and gardens in red, purple, yellow and white tiny dots. Flowers seen include different types of Daises, Roses, Cyclamen,...

Walk the Via Dolorosa

The Via Dolorosa, or “Way of Suffering” in Latin, is a processional route in the Old City of Jerusalem. The route is established by tradition and widely recognised as the path that Jesus would have walked while on His way to the crucifixion. Over the centuries, the route has...

Purim: The Deliverance of the Jewish People

Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people from Haman, who was planning to kill all Jews. This event took place in the ancient Achaemenid Persian Empire and was recorded in the Book of Esther. It is celebrated annually per the Hebrew calendar...

Discover Caesarea Philippi & Tel Dan

Elevated over 350m above sea level, at the southwestern base of Mount Hermon, lies the ancient Greco-Roman city called Caesarea Philippi which became the religious centre for worship of the Greek god, Pan. The Greeks named the city Panias in his honour. The region of Caesarea...

Top Things To Do In The Galilee

Sitting in Northern Israel, between the Golan Heights and the Galilee region, is the Sea of Galilee. Known locally as Lake Kinneret, the Sea of Galilee is the lowest freshwater lake on earth, spanning approximately 21km long and 13km wide and resembling the shape of an ancient...

The Rose-Red City of Petra

Petra: A UNESCO World Heritage site & one of the New Seven Wonders of the World Hidden behind soaring cliffs is none other than Jordan’s most prized tourist attraction, the prehistoric Jordanian city of Petra. Commonly known as the Rose-Red City, for its impressive monuments...
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The Ancient City of Ephesus

A city with its history dating back to 6000BC As one of the best preserved and restored cities of the Ancient era, it’s no wonder the ancient city of Ephesus was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2015. Located about 80km south of modern-day Izmir, Turkey, this city...