I thought it was Danish beer initially… But it’s made in Israel despite the deceiving label! Continue reading
Category Archives: iEat & iDrink
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iEat: Christmas dinners – Jerusalem vs Bethlehem
Christmas Eve – Jerusalem Unlike how it’s done in the UK, we had our Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve in Jerusalem. Sedrick from Brazil cooked a meal of rice, chicken and mushroom cream sauce. Myself and Miriam contributed with falafels from the Falafel King stand at Damascus Gate, Hummus, bread and salad. The meal was … Continue reading
iEat: Shakshuka for breakfast
We’re currently Moshav Iddan in the Arava desert, close to the Dead Sea, for Shabbat. This morning we’re having a traditional Israeli breakfast with our couchsurf host Tami and her family. Continue reading
Losing The Three Wise Men
Above: Edrin and his colleagues – The Three Wise Men – consult a map for directions (basically they got lost) in Jerusalem. I’ve never really travelled with a group of friends, so when Edrin (a friend I met three years ago in Ghana through couchsurf) mentioned he was travelling to the same locations as me … Continue reading
iSee: Jaffa on a Friday
The SamBooki addicts!
While the boys were busy on their busy schedule of visiting all the sites of Jerusalem, myself and Miriam took it easy on Christmas afternoon visiting a different site not on the pilgrim route – SamBooki! Continue reading
iDrink: Israeli red wine
I’m no wine connoisseur, but I like to think I know good wine when I taste it… And this Cabernet Sauvignon wine offered by Matan, my Israeli couchsurfer host in Jerusalem, is no exception. Our conversations kept rolling as long as the wine kept flowing! Continue reading
A white Christmas in Jerusalem!
Last week Jerusalem experienced the worst weather in about 100years. There are still traces of the snow which means we have a white Christmas in the Holy Land! Continue reading
iSee: The baker in the Muslim quarter
Yesterday while walking through the Muslim Quatre of the Old City in Jerusalem, I came across this man who I was told is the original baker of the Old City… However when I asked him how long he has been baking his response was “5 shekels!“… And that was the answer for all my other … Continue reading
iDrink: super pomegranate juice!
Freshly squeezed pomegranate juice (I ask for grapefruit to be mixed for extra vitamins) – the super drink to me through sightseeing in Jerusalem! For 10 shekels that’s in my student budget! Continue reading