Spring in Israel: Hiking, Day Trips, and Weekend Getaway Suggestions

If you are getting ready to go sightseeing in Israel, then definitely check out the best trips to take during Spring in Israel! The landscape in Israel in the spring is green and lush. After the winter rains, everything is blooming and the landscape hasn’t yet dried out to the yellows of summer. Therefore springtime …

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Functional Souvenirs

We LOVE functional souvenirs almost as much as we hate tchotchkes. Basically all those little figurines become clutter and junk as soon as they enter the home. But we still occasionally like a way to remember a place besides our pictures. So for your next trip, here are some ideas of functional souvenirs:

Puerto Natales

The return from Argentina made for another long day. The route from El Calafate to Puerto Natales is quite a bit longer than it could be- taking us east then south then back west. Despite a half-full bus and relatively quick drive, the elevation changes, lack of good rest stop, and accumulated tiredness from the …

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El Chalten

We left El Calafate in the early morning for the three hour drive to Argentina’s trekking capital, El Chalten. As we arrived, the day was sunny and almost warm and apart from the cloudy peaks we could see most of the Torre and Fitz Roy mountains behind this teeny tiny relaxed town. After a short …

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El Calafate

The bus ride from Puerto Natales, Chile to El Calafate, Argentina, was all things considered, not too bad. After just over an hour drive we stopped at the Chilean border control where the workers quickly shuttled us through stamping our exit passports. Just a short drive later we were on the Argentinian side entering; this …

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