Mar 29, 2014

Tel Aviv – Adventures On Film – Purim 2014

Two weeks ago, I was in Tel Aviv, Israel, to shoot a wedding but got to spend some time in this beautiful city. Tel Aviv is full of art, exciting and friendly people, and the best hummus in the world! I spent the day walking around Outdoor Craft Market, which starts at Mogen David Square, on Allenby Street. The best place to find unique handmade jewelry. You can also sit down for a coffee in one of the many organic café’s, but the best bet is Loveat, a great place to refresh with a lemonade.

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When In Israel

When in Israel, you can NOT have hummus! Best hummus in Tel Aviv and Yafo is The Ali Karavan restaurant, opened in 1966 and known throughout Tel Aviv and Israel for its fresh and creamy hummus. You might have to wait to get a seat, but it is well worth it. The menu is minimal, only hummus and pita, served with fresh onion and lemon juice. There is nothing quite like it.

Purim

I just missed Purim this year, left in the morning the festivities started, but I anyway got to celebrate a little when the wedding I shoot was Purim-inspired!

Safe To Travel

I can honestly recommend anyone to visit Israel, and you don’t have to be afraid. I always feel very safe when traveling there, and people are beneficial and outgoing, so it’s easy to make friends. I’m proud to call this my second country and very very happy that I’m already planning the trip back and finally my family in Israel will meet my children, Aaron and Levi, and my goy husband, thankfully named Daniel 😉

Love to my Israeli-family, Shir, Shani, Hila, Yonnie, Yossi, and Rachel.

Shabat Shalom!

/ Isabelle

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Yafo, The Old Part Of Tel Aviv

Yafo is the southern oldest part of Tel Aviv. The ancient port city is beautiful, and I always try to spend time there when I’m in Israel. Great view over Tel Aviv shoreline, and even though it’s a tourist trap, I kind of like it. Excavations in Yafo have revealed walls and water conduits dating to the Iron Age, Hellenistic period, early Islamic period, Crusader period, and Ottoman era, and there’s still some digging being done. The Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project, a joint project of UCLA, invites applications for its 2014 archaeological field school, so if you are into archaeology, I imagine this project must be like the best thing since sliced bread!

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  1. siegrid says:

    I love this. Thank you so much for sharing these beautiful pictures and Information. Guess what place has made it on my bucket list? 😉 xxx

  2. isabelle says:

    Awww, so happy you liked the post Siegrid!!! You should definitely visit Israel once in your lifetime, the whole county is amazing! xx

  3. Jenny Blad says:

    U are a great storyteller Isabelle! Its all so very pretty and lovely colours!

  4. Lena says:

    vackert. älskar de klara tonerna.

  5. Oh wow…these are amazing. The best kind of souvenir for sure! Film just can’t be beat <3

  6. Jane says:

    Thanks for sharing this Isabelle, it’s beautiful!

  7. Amazing post, amazing pictures!! Thank you for sharing this Isabelle.

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