Israel is renowned for many things: it is technologically advanced, forward-thinking, small-and-yet-beautiful and also full of unforgettable experiences. As such, Israel provides a constant flow of inspiration, ideas and new things to discover – and that is exactly why you need a stylish, knowable guide to walk you through the wonders of this Middle Eastern hub. Whether you opt for reading online in advance and walking your way around the city or if you choose a guide to follow during your travels, these blogs will tell you exactly where to go.
Having started as an online magazine featuring the city’s trendiest art, culinary and lifestyle spots, Telavivian has established itself as one of the best sources of information, inspiration and everything that is happening in the city of Tel Aviv. Today, the website and app provide an extensive city guide, tours, an online magazine, podcasts, updated and stylish content as well as events, parties and pop up shops definitely worth checking out.
Oh-So-Arty was established by Sarah Peguine as a medium to explore, showcase and expose audiences to the Israeli contemporary art scene by means of an online blog and guided art tours around Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Now available in 17 cities around the world, Oh-So-Arty offers online services and private art tours, as well as services to artists and collectors, and provides a different, fascinating and art-centred perspective on a city you may have thought you knew.
Founded in 2008 as a website for Israel tourism, Tourist Israel has expanded to become one of Israel’s leading tourism operators, having hosted over one million visitors to the country with a fleet of vehicles, guides and tour operators. In addition to its extensive tourism services, Tourist Israel aspires to provide independent travellers with free access and information to the most relevant, unique and interesting experiences and showcase the country’s unmissable treasures; from the coolest restaurants, bars or galleries in Tel Aviv to unique remains and experiences in Jerusalem or the magnificent views of the desert.
Back in 2009 in New York City, Eager Tourist started as a photo blog for Ross Belfer’s personal travels. Since then, the blog has expanded to include not only personal travel experiences and recommendations but also tours, experiences and workshops in Tel Aviv, as part of an online and on-ground curatorial travel service and magazine focused on architecture, design and local culture. Belfer’s Instagram account features beautiful photos of his travels, as well as screenshots of Tel Aviv, while his online magazine provides some great tips to prepare you for your trip to Israel and help tourists immerse themselves in the local culture.
Ido Biran is a ‘Tel-Avivi‘ at heart. A film studies graduate from Tel Aviv University and architecture graduate from UCLA, Biran has spent most of his adult life living and knowing the city of Tel Aviv. In 2014, he started the Tel-Avivi City Portrait Project, capturing images and scenes of Tel Avivian life and sharing them on Facebook and Instagram. His accounts quickly gained popularity and today, you can see his work on social media, online and in galleries and even join him on one of his Tel Aviv tours.
Food makes up a pretty substantial part of our travels and Israel is no different. There is an incredible amount of food photographers and bloggers in Israel, especially on Instagram and especially in Tel Aviv. One thing unique to the city is its abundance of health-conscious eateries. Whether you are vegan, have allergies, are dieting or are simply health-conscious, this Instagram account will tell you exactly where to go for the best – and healthiest – meals across the city of Tel Aviv.