Tag: Mediterranean

The Quizzical Sphinx of Memphis, Egypt

Join our optional tour while in Cairo, Egypt  to Memphis, the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, founded by King Menes. Menes was the ruler of the first Egyptian dynasty and united the kingdoms […]

Colorful Mosaics in Kotor, Montenegro

Beautiful Kotor is a fortified town located on the coast of the Adriatic in Montenegro. It is just down the coast from Dubrovnik, Croatia and is located on the Bay of Kotor. This town is […]

The Changing Face of the Kibbutz

About 100 years ago, small pockets of Israel lay dormant and unused. The Galilee was a swampy marshland.The Judean Hills were rock-strewn. And the Negev’s desert landscape was largely inhospitable. To waves of Jewish immigrants […]

Sifting through Israel’s Rich History

Within Israels’ Emek Tzurim National Park, on the lower slopes of the Mount of Olives, untold treasures are being unearthed. But it’s not only archaeologists who are digging up relics here. It’s a small army […]

Israel’s Astonishing Natural Beauty

When you think of Israel, a vast treasure trove of historic and religious sights undoubtedly comes to mind. But this small country is home to some of the world’s most stunning natural beauty, the likes […]

Jerusalem: City of Pilgrimage for Three Religions

The history of Jerusalem stretches back to 4000 BC and the Copper Age. We so readily associate the city with religious history today, it’s hard to believe that millennia passed before events unfolded here that […]

The Parthenon at Sunrise in Athens, Greece

Athens is a true hub of ancient civilization mixed with a modern, lively city.

The Dreamscape of Santorini, Greece

There aren’t many places on earth that are as beautiful as the Greek Isles and one of the most loved and visited is Santorini.

The Mysteries of Giza, Egypt

The Great Sphinx is located in Giza, Egypt and is located just outside of Cairo, Egypt, on the other side of the Nile.

The City Built of Rock – Petra, Jordan

The city of Petra is known for being built and carved into the surrounding rock. This ancient city, located in the southwestern desert of the country, is surrounded by mountains with plenty of passages and […]