Google continues to expand the range of its Street View Google Maps project and this fascinating video shows you their new addition to Google Maps, Petra! The first Google Street View project in the Arab world was closely organized with Queen Rania of Jordan and she also narrated the promo video.
Israel certainly has seen a boom in significant archaeological discoveries within the past year and this month the Israel Antiquities Authority has revealed yet another major find! The ancient Greek Fortress of Acra was built by King Antiochus Epiphanes in 168 BCE in order to control the population of Jerusalem and the Jewish Temple after the Maccabean Revolt.
The Western Wall is arguably the most important archaeological site in Israel. As the focal point of Israeli archaeology, new discoveries are found periodically. However, the latest find has been particularly exciting to archaeologist and tourism alike.
Neot Kedumim is a biblical nature reserve that allows visitors to experience the landscape and nature of the Bible. While the natural beauty of the reserve is certainly impressive, the significance is much greater than surface level. The 624 acre reserve helps visitors further understand the biblical text in its original context by bringing the […]
Noam Matas is the CEO of America Israel Tours and has years of experience in the travel industry. Noam was recently interviewed by Word Travels and he answered a few questions about traveling to Israel.