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Perfectly situated on the Mediterranean coastline, this Middle Eastern urban playground quickly became my new favorite international city.
Brimming with an extremely attractive and young international population, nightlife that rivals Manhattan, a brilliant and burgeoning fashion scene, an incredibly relaxed vibe and a great variety of outstanding restaurants, Tel Aviv is my kind of city, and I think it may be yours, too.
To characterize Tel Aviv in a word, it’s laid-back; so much so, you may get the impression that there aren’t any actual rules by which to conduct your behavior. Perhaps it’s the sense of “carpe diem” that comes with the territory, the prolific, frenetic energy or the feeling of complete freedom. Wherever itcomes from, this hedonistic, sexy city is primed for all kinds of travelers, beach bums and party animals. Tel Aviv is for the young and the young at heart.
A mix of grunge and luxury, Tel Aviv is the essence of a cool, 21st century city. It’s not a “beautiful” city per se, but what it lacks in aesthetics it makes up for in just about everything else. While there are plenty of typical or classic sites to see in Tel Aviv, the following suggestions are my top picks.
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