Israel is a land of dramatic contrasts where three world religions—Judaism, Christianity and Islam—meet in stunning landscapes, where ancient architecture stands next to modern, where the fertile north spills into the arid southern desert and where the secular live alongside the devout. This second edition gives practical tips on the top hotels and restaurants plus all the information to get the best from Israel's range of attractions. From archaeological remains of Crusader castles and Roman cities, scuba diving off Eilat's coast, marveling at the mountainous Golan Heights to floating in the Dead Sea, Bradt's Israel is the perfect traveling companion, enlightening and enhancing every trip.
Samantha Wilson studied archaeology at university then set off to explore the world. While traveling she met her Israeli partner and moved to Tel Aviv in 2004.