Israel Travel Tips: Getting A Break… Whether You Want It Or Not

The final Israel travel tip

We’v covered a lot of ground in the past few mini-posts when it comes to Israel travel tips. We’ve talked about getting in, getting out, getting around and getting money. Now, for this last post, let’s talk about getting a break, because for at least one day a week, you need to know that this may be imposed upon you regardless of your intended travel itinerary.

I loved how, in the background of the city, as you can hear in clips like, you can hear the chants of the Sabbath and of people starting a day of observance from all corners of the city.  However, you need to know this is coming, and what you should do about it from the perspective of a traveler.

In general, the Israeli work week has a different rhythm than many other places around the

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Israel Travel tips: Tip #4, Getting Money

So far in this series of connected mini blog posts about travel tips for visiting Israel, we’ve tackled getting in, getting out and getting around. Let’s talk about different ways to handle money.

The main unit of Israeli currency is the New Israeli shekel (NS) and some denominations are dispersed in either bill or coin form, so you’ll need to pay attention to how you store it. The shekel also has fractional denominations called agora, also in coin form.

A picture of Israeli money
Handling money in Israel is a pretty simple process, although some denominations also come in coin form.

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The #1 Crowdfunding Success Tip

Every week, there are literally thousands of new crowdfunding projects launched across crowdfunding sites that now number in the hundreds. But whether you use Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundMe or one of the specialty sites (I use Patreon and recommend it to other creative professionals like me, who have long term goals like growing a dedicated fan base), there’s one tip you need to know that will substantially increase your crowdfunding campaign’s success.

A crowd in from of Uluru before sunrise
Crowdfunding success is actually not difficult, but it does depend on one critical step you have to take

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The Israel Travel Tips Series: 5 Tips You Need To Know

In the first part of this mini-series of travel tips for Israel, I talked about getting into the country, and what you need to know before you head to this part of the world. These are lessons I picked up while shooting The Palette Project and I can tell you as a filmmaker that planning is everything when it comes to saving time and stress.

Long liens at the Tel Aviv airport
Expect long line and a lot of scrutiny at the David Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv

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