Israel

10 UNESCO World Heritage sites with wild back stories

10 UNESCO World Heritage sites with wild back stories

Murder. Greed. Oppression. Intrigue. These UNESCO sites aren't just beautiful, they tell some shocking tales
Boutique Bauhaus: Tel Aviv’s hippest hotel hangouts

Boutique Bauhaus: Tel Aviv’s hippest hotel hangouts

Minimalist homes -- and a dental clinic -- are transformed into chic destinations in Israel’s capital of cool
Golan Heights: Making wine in the shadow of war

Golan Heights: Making wine in the shadow of war

A picturesque vineyard in northern Israel continues to attract tourists as sirens blare and civil war rages next door
Airlines suspend Tel Aviv flights over security fear

Airlines suspend Tel Aviv flights over security fear

Several U.S. carriers take action over security concerns, with one citing a rocket attack near Tel Aviv
Travelers reassess plans, cancel trips amid Mideast conflict

Travelers reassess plans, cancel trips amid Mideast conflict

Violence in the Middle East has some tourists fearing their personal safety could be threatened by traveling to Israel and surrounding areas
Modern day wonder: Israel's hotspot for migratory birds

Modern day wonder: Israel's hotspot for migratory birds

The Sea of Gallilee, where Christ reputedly walked on water, is today home to another miracle of sorts
Israel's party city, Tel Aviv, turns its beachfront to gold

Israel's party city, Tel Aviv, turns its beachfront to gold

Bustling neighborhood has been dubbed the "Golden Kilometer" for its popularity and soaring prices
Watch full episode: Bourdain in Israel

Watch full episode: Bourdain in Israel

Anthony Bourdain and crew make their first trip to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza
10 things to know before visiting Israel, the West Bank and Gaza

10 things to know before visiting Israel, the West Bank and Gaza

The Holy Land makes for inspiring, fascinating, confusing but always invigorating travel
Gallery: Snow storm paralyzes, and delights, Jerusalem

Gallery: Snow storm paralyzes, and delights, Jerusalem

The Holy City is blanketed in snow for the first time since 1992. See the pictures here
Israeli security allowed to check tourists' e-mail

Israeli security allowed to check tourists' e-mail

Attorney General says practice is another way to fight terrorism
Gallery: Tel Aviv's 'The Port'

Gallery: Tel Aviv's 'The Port'

An iReporter captures the city's lively boardwalk in black and white images
Tel Aviv Gay Pride parade: 'Not an ugly man or woman in sight'

Tel Aviv Gay Pride parade: 'Not an ugly man or woman in sight'

Tanned, toned and hairless -- all's fab in Israel's party city at the year's most hedonistic party
6 top beers in the Middle East and North Africa

6 top beers in the Middle East and North Africa

Despite having a rep for being near teetotal, these six destinations are brewing up some surprisingly decent bottles of the brown stuff
5 of the world's best kebab joints

5 of the world's best kebab joints

Sorry. That little doner kebab place you hit on the way home from the pub didn't make the list
10 of Israel's best museums

10 of Israel's best museums

With the highest number of museums per capita in the world, museum fatigue looms for travelers in Israel. This should help
7 adventures in highly irregular locales

7 adventures in highly irregular locales

Diving in Pennsylvania? Skiing in Dubai? Yep it's possible -- here’s how