I went on the Birthright Israel Outdoors trip in Jan-Feb of 2012 and I had the most incredible time. I am not sure where to even begin but here are some initial reactions that I wanted to share with other prospective participants. Let me begin with logistics. The five things I could not live without [...]
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I went on Israel Outdoors this past January 2013. As you prepare for your journeys ahead, here are my suggestions of 5 things you can’t travel to Israel without: 1. Disposable facial wet wipes – a necessity for the LONG flight, and sometimes sweaty days/hikes2. Water bottle – That way you can refill it and [...]
H/T to TL-26-524 participant Arielle Zuckerberg (where have I heard that name before?) who met with Israeli President Shimon Peres while on her Taglit-Birthright Israel trip with Israel Outdoors this summer. As if meeting the beloved President (and former Prime Minister) wasn’t cool enough, Arielle learned on her trip that her social media marketing company [...]
My favorite moment by far of the trip happened on the night we slept out in the Bedouin tent. We had just met our Israelis the day before, and had spent the morning getting to know one another while hiking Masada. We were all pretty tired, but after we set up our tent and finally [...]
Hi, I am Carissa McKinney from Framingham, MA. I went on Israel Quest this past January. I left the States for the first time in my life and came back wishing the plane would just turn around and go back. Israel was amazing but not only because it was a Jewish based country (which was [...]
Hello world! Welcome to the Israel Outdoors Blog. Here you’ll find a collection of posts written by alumni who wish to share anecdotes, photos, and travel savvy advice with you. This blog is designed for the Israel Outdoors community to interact with one another. Its purpose is for you to enjoy, reminisce and benefit from [...]