COVID-19 & Travel Restrictions to Israel

Update (March 9, 2 pm EST): At 8 pm in Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu announced that anyone entering Israel from abroad (any country) will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon their arrival. The decision is not retroactive (meaning, if … [Read more...]

Problem Canceling Golan Telecom, But Great Response from Our Credit Card Company

After our trip to Israel this past September, I shared a number of the cost-saving measures we had implemented. One of the things we did to save on phone (and Internet) while in Israel was to sign up with Golan Telecom. I have an iPhone 4, which I … [Read more...]

Money Saving Tips for Vacations in Israel

Welcome to Part 2 of my Vacationing in Israel series. You can read part 1, my family's trip report, HERE. Today, I'm going to be talking about how to save money on your upcoming trip to Israel. Now here's a little secret: Any time you take … [Read more...]

Our Israel Trip Report

My family is back from a truly fantastic three-week trip to Israel! A number of you have asked me to share stories, travel tips and money-saving suggestions from our trip - which I'm going to do in a three-part series of posts over the next week … [Read more...]