Jerusalem | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
I enjoy a mainstay of Israeli food - a breakfast of Shakshuka, which consists of eggs poached in a slight spicy sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, and onions

Hummus. Falafel. They’re two of my favorite foods, and Jerusalem is one of the best places in the world to sample them. For two days after arriving, I gorged on them...

Wild Ibex wander into the botanical gardens at Ein Gedi, a desert oasis just two hours outside of Jerusalem

Wild Ibex at the botanical gardens at Ein Gedi. This desert oasis, which overlooks the amazing healing waters of the Dead Sea, is located just two hours outside of Jerusalem. Almost...

Tomb of Jesus is said to be located inside the Edicule (shrine), which stands in the center of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem

The Tomb of Jesus is said to be located inside this Edicule (shrine), which stands in the center of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem....

The Western Wall (sometimes referred to as the Wailing Wall) is one of the most revered sites in the Holy City of Jerusalem

From atop the Mount of Olives I surveyed the Holy city of Jerusalem in all its glory. Directly below me, white marble caskets in the Jewish cemetery tumbled down the hillside...

Mountains of Halva at Machane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem, Israel. My favorite? The sugarless coffee bean.

I’ve never been a fan of Halva, a popular sweet in parts of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. To me, it has always seemed overly sweet and grainy, leaving a...

Old City of Jerusalem from viewpoint at the Mount of Olives, with golden dome of Temple Mount at center

The Old City of Jerusalem, seen here from the Mount of Olives. The Jewish cemetery is located directly below the viewing platform. On the opposite side of the valley, the Muslim...