Visiting the Dead Sea is one of the most recommended things to do when traveling to this area. The experience is very amusing as the high salinity of water prevents one to sink naturally and people is floating without making any effort to swim. Earth's lowest...

The olive harvest's season in West Bank starts around October and is an important element in Palestinian culture since it is a symbol of their connection to the land. The entire population can take part in the harvest and is an important income source for...

For the ones who are lucky enough to have been born in a “developed” country as me, most of the times we are not aware about all the “given for granted” rights we enjoy. As for instance the right to freedom of movement that provides...

A unique experience in this place for me was exploring the Old City which until 1860 was the city of Jerusalem in its entirety. The city is surrounded by a wall and is currently located within East Jerusalem. As I went around the wall, I...

When I applied to come to this region I could not know that armed conflict would worsen that much to the date I arrived, and the trip was finally delayed because of these incidents. First, unrest in Jerusalem made the trip to be postponed one...