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A Travel Necessity

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July 2, 2014
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Whether you’re a good traveler or not, Israeli- designed “B Tourist” is a must-have for long irritating flights.

Forget your nosy neighbour, the screaming baby behind you, and open window shining in front you, because B- Tourist has got your first class ticket with just a stretchy band. The B-tourist is made of a flexible fabric that fits over the upper section of plane chairs. Individuals can use it as a headrest, privacy shade, and shield… from the coughing and sneezing travellers on the plane (gross). Idan Noyberg, a developer of the product, explains: “We found that we can create a super sterile private space by covering a very small area around the passenger”.

So the next time your planning on travelling, and at a small expense, bring the B-Tourist for a first class experience while your stuck in the gross, claustrophobic, loud, and irritating business section.

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Kite Surfing in TLV

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June 27, 2014
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Are you into #TLV’s beach? Extreme sports? How about the water? If so, kite surfing in Tel Aviv is made for you.

According to Israel21C, kite surfing is the best way to enjoy a windy day in Tel Aviv. Don’t believe me? See for yourself!

:: Israel21C

The Hottest Beaches in Israel

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June 18, 2014
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We’ve already seen Israel bring the Beach to Jerusalem; we’ve also seen the TEN things that make the 2014 beach season in Tel Aviv amazing.

Now, thanks to Tourist Israel, SDM got a VIP taste of the hottest beaches in the area.

We are talking maximum tanning places, picturesque views, and fun activities. So whatever you are in the mood for, SDM and Tourist Israel has got you covered!

Here are our favourite beaches….

Tel Aviv Beach

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Of course, the Tel Aviv beach, which stretches over 10km along the Mediterranean is a firm favorite. Divided into over ten individual beaches, each of Tel Aviv’s beaches has its own character and crowd, from the Tzur Beach in the far north of the city which is a favorite with locals and relatively quiet by urban standards, to the central stretch of beaches – Gordon, Frishman, Bograshov, and Dolphinarium Beaches which are always busy, to the Hilton Beach which attracts a gay crowd, or the beaches further south which attract hipsters and locals from Jaffa. Read more about the Tel Aviv Beach in our dedicated article.

Dolphin’s Beach, Eilat:

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Eilat’s Dolphin Beach is located within the Dolphin Reef in Eilat, famed for offering the opportunity to swim alongside dolphins. Pay an entry fee to enter the reef and you get access to a beach which is much quieter than most in the city. The beach has, of course food and drink facilities and relaxation can be taken to the next level with the attractions music-infused relaxation pools.

Read the whole list at Tourist Israel.

Eilat’s Dolphin Beach is located within the Dolphin Reef in Eilat, famed for offering the opportunity to swim alongside dolphins. Pay an entry fee to enter the reef and you get access to a beach which is much quieter than most in the city. The beach has, of course food and drink facilities and relaxation can be taken to the next level with the attractions music-infused relaxation pools. – See more at: http://www.touristisrael.com/best-beaches-in-israel/469/#sthash.4vmXm0Ic.dpuf

Israel celebrates its first annual Burning Man festival

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June 16, 2014
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What better place than Israel to celebrate the Burning Man festival, Midburn; a celebration of creativity, communal living, and self-expression.

Earlier this month, approximately 3,000 people gathered in the Negev desert for this celebratory event, regardless of the Negev’s unbearable high temperatures.

Based on the Burning Man Festival held in Black Rock Desert of Nevada, Israel put its own spin on its first annual incarnation of the festival.

According to Huffington Post, “there were workshops in sculpture, drawing, and touch therapy. There was music and theater. At the “tent of heaven and hell,” participants were chosen at random for one of two fates: getting massages or doing chores.”

Ironically, sources explain that there was only one “hot” commodity at the festival, which was ice, to cool the celebrating individuals down. You could say this festival is one hot party!

Read more at Israel21C.

Bringing the Beach to Jerusalem

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June 11, 2014
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Tired of the schlep from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv just to go to the beach? Now, you no longer need to make the long trek – Jerusalem has brought the beach closer to home.

Jerusalem has built its own beach within the refurbished First Train Station, Times of Israel reports. It includes  “a 2,000-square-meter (21,500 square feet) space with its own surfing simulator, beach volleyball court and open beach showers.”

However, if you’re still into experiencing the real deal, for NIS 50, you can board the BeachBus which will take you straight to Tel Aviv’s Banana Beach.

Either way, getting to the beach from Jerusalem just got a lot easier!

Read more at Times of Israel.

VIDEO: Moovz’s HOT beaches and even HOTTER men

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June 10, 2014
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Moovz tells us all about TLV’s HOT beaches and even HOTTER men just in time for #TelAvivPride.

Check out the video below!