Frommer's Israel (Complete Guides) (Paperback)
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From the most trusted name in travel, Frommer's Israel is a comprehensive, detailed, and opinionated guide to one of world's most storied destinations. Written by expert local journalists, it covers all of Israel's most important and awe-inspiring historic, cultural, natural and religious sites, with information on side trips to Petra, as well. Included in this guide are: - Evocative photos and dozens of helpful maps, including a detachable fold-out map- Detailed itineraries for planning a trip that will suit your schedule and interests (and help you avoid lines and crowds)- Compelling cultural information so that you'll better understand the history, culture, cuisine, and traditions of Israel- Candid reviews of the best restaurants, historic sights, museums, tours, shops, and experiences―and no-punches-pulled info on the ones not worth your time and money- Accurate, up-to-date info on transportation, useful websites, telephone numbers, safety issues, and more- Budget-planning help with the lowdown on prices and ways to save money, whether you're traveling on a shoestring or in the lap of luxury. And unlike our competition, we include exact pricing in our guides so that you can create a realistic budget and stick to it About Frommer's: There's a reason Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than 60 years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles, become a household name, and helped millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.
About the Author
Karen Chernick is a Tel Aviv-based writer who prides herself on knowing obscure historic facts about the cityscape, plus the best place to get lunch. She can often be found at recently opened art exhibitions, the market, or walking along the Mediterranean (a view that never gets old). Her stories about hidden gems and worth-splurging eats have been featured in The Times (UK), Elle Decor, Smithsonian, Atlas Obscura, Haaretz, and The Times of Israel, among other publications.Shira Rubin is a foreign correspondent for The Washington Post. She speaks English, Hebrew, Arabic, French and Spanish.Elianna Bar-El is a Southern California native calling Tel Aviv home for the past 13 years. She served as the editor for Time Out Israel for over a decade and has written for Vogue, Architectural Digest, As Promised, and more. You'll find her traveling, reading, eating, and vintage shopping (often all at once).