The summer holidays are more or less the highlight of every school year, but they can be difficult for parents who may have to juggle jobs with childcare for six weeks or even just make sure that the kids are occupied instead of running round the house causing chaos. Unfortunately, a lot of companies look to profit from the summer holidays, so it’s easy to spend a stack of cash very quickly. Here are three ideas for saving money during the holidays. [Read more…]
So you have decided to take the family and visit Israel – the Holy Land. Although tourist numbers are at record levels and Israel is a tiny country (smaller than New Jersey), there is no doubt that there will still be plenty of room and hospitality for you and yours.
If you have not previously visited the Holy Land, undoubtedly you have already done your research as to what you want to do and see; whether you want to base yourself in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv and take day trips to the north and south of the country or you want to actually travel to the north and south and make a base from there to tour around each area. The decision will likely be a matter of personal preference and budget, but there are plenty of suitable options either way in Israel. The country may be small but it sure has a lot going for it. And because it is such a compact country, you can do and see so much in a relatively short amount of time. [Read more…]