I'm a massive fan of the Eurovision Song Contest. So much so that I talk about it most of the time. I'll make references to songs that nobody else understand. I also find ways of bringing the Eurovision Song Contest into any conversation. As a consequence, I get asked lots of questions about Eurovision. Up until 2015, one of the questions I was asked most often was...."Why is … [Read more...] about Why is Israel in Eurovision?
Street Art Tel Aviv Tel Aviv is one of the cultural capitals of the Mediterranean. There are so many art galleries here and the street art in Tel Aviv is hard to miss. While I didn't go looking for street art, I found it in almost every part of the city. And I'm no expert on street art, but some of it is quite good. I started to fill my camera with graffiti and pubic works … [Read more...] about Street Art Tel Aviv: Graffiti and Public Art Photo Blog
A Tel Aviv City Break When I first booked my visit to Tel Aviv, I really wasn't sure what to expect. I've seen so much of the Middle East in the news and many of the images I saw didn't fill me with wanderlust. I also saw the momentary glint of worry in my mother's eye when I told her we were visiting Israel. This was followed by her asking "Is it safe?", a question I … [Read more...] about A Tel Aviv City Break: Travel Advice and Top Tips
The Beaches of Tel Aviv Tel Aviv is famous throughout the world for it's beautiful beaches. And for good reason. Stretching from the Yarkon River in the north, to Jaffa in the south, Tel Aviv city has miles of golden sandy beach. Better yet, the beaches are a stone's throw from the city centre and many of Tel Aviv's biggest hotels are on the seafront. It's no surprise … [Read more...] about The Beaches of Tel Aviv: A DIY Walking Tour
Visit Jaffa Flea Market, Tel Aviv This is a must for any trip to Tel Aviv. Jaffa is Tel Aviv's old town and has over 4000 years of history. Although there are many things to see and do in Jaffa, the Flea Market is one of the area's main attractions. This is a place you must see to believe. Therefore, I'm going to write less and allow my photographs to bring … [Read more...] about Jaffa Flea Market, Tel Aviv: A Photo Blog