I'm absolutely excited to be going to Israel in May! The Dead Sea which rests in between Israel and Jordan. Not only is it beautiful, but it is the lowest place on earth at about 1300 feet below sea level.
The Dead Sea coastline. The Dead Sea borders Jordan, Palestine and Israel. Because of high salt content, it feels like you are floating even when swimming. Photo: Nickolay Vinokurov at Subhi's beach house
Visiting the Dead Sea - The Complete guide that will help you make the most of your visit on the Israeli side of the saltiest lake in the lowest place on earth. Including the best free beaches, safety guidelines and more.
'Ever since Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt rediscovered this spectacular site in 1812 the ancient Nabataean city of Petra has been drawing the crowds and with good reason. This is one of the Middle Easts most treasured attract