Oberammergau: The Passion Play 2020

Oberammergau is a small village nestled into one of the most stunning, unspoilt regions in Germany – Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria. This charming village is known not only for its...

Fabulous Landscapes of Germany

Germany is a country full of interesting sites, rich culture, vibrant cities, stunning historical architecture, sprawling alps, winding rivers, lush valleys and elegant castles. Here are some...

Other Treasures of Greece and Island Hopping with Celestyal Cruises

Greece has history at every turn. All around the country and the islands, there are ancient sites of various historical periods: from remains of ancient Greek temples to Byzantine monasteries and...

Experience Paul’s World of Greece

Paul and his companions set out from Troas and sailed across to the island of Samothrace, and on to Neapolis the next day. Paul landed on the European mainland for the first time in 51AD. Paul...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...
Turkey Ephesus

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...
Christmas in Israel

Christmas in Israel

Where to celebrate Christmas in Israel? In Israel, Christmas is not considered a publicly celebrated holiday. But even so, celebrating Christmas in the Holy Land can be a meaningful and memorable...